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Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

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Old 10-11-2007, 08:10 AM   #1
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Windows CE Linux alternative


I have an old windows device that is running windows ce (version 5 i believe). Is there a linux distro that I could install and run on this device? It has no hard drive, and to install apps right now I have to connect via windows sync. Any ideas?
 
Old 10-11-2007, 08:36 AM   #2
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Would help to know what the device is..

http://www.ipaqlinux.com/
http://familiar.handhelds.org/
http://www.handhelds.org/geeklog/index.php
 
Old 10-11-2007, 02:11 PM   #3
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Here's the exact stats:
NEC mobilepro 800
Powered by Microsoft Windows CE 2.11/3.0
32mb ram
 
Old 10-11-2007, 02:14 PM   #4
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oh, 1 usb port, no cd-rom
 
Old 10-11-2007, 08:36 PM   #5
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Look at these.. Linux, and BSD..

http://linux-mcr700.sourceforge.net/

http://www.netbsd.org/ports/hpcmips/
 
Old 10-12-2007, 08:11 AM   #6
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Thanks. That helped. Now just got to get it working, lol. Having some probs, but will see if I can get them ironed out by myself. If not, will post again.
 
  


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