In Pictures: Linux for mobile. A visual history

A look through the history of Linux-based mobile platforms.

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Maemo In November 2005, Nokia released the N770 handheld tablet. And, shipping with it, was Maemo, a Debian- and GNOME-based Linux distribution focused entirely mobile devices using the Hildon Desktop environment. This was a full-featured Debian desktop right in the palm of your hand. Even now, this little beauty still brings a tear to my eye. Over the years, this system would be updated and fancied up quite a lot. Why Nokia opted to ditch this in favor of Windows Phone still causes me to scratch my head.

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