Android (Re: 2020: Will BSD and Linux be relevant anymore?)

Matthias Apitz guru at
Sun Jul 24 07:48:56 UTC 2011

El día Sunday, July 24, 2011 a las 06:41:57AM -0700, perryh at escribió:

> Chad Perrin <perrin at> wrote:
> > If Android actually exposed more of the Linux underpinnings
> > it might be somewhat useful to me ...
> There _is_ a development kit.  I have no idea what-all is involved
> in setting it up, but if someone were sufficiently motivated it
> would presumably be possible to develop an app to provide access
> to bash (and thence any other desired command-line tools).

Why do you want to use the closed Android if there is an OpenSource,
Linux based cellphone, having shell, X11, GPS, GPRS, Wifi, USB ethernet,
x11vnc, ... etc.


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