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Remix OS

Post by mmix » Wed Jan 13, 2016 4:57 pm

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2016/01/ ... n-your-pc/

http://www.jide.com/en/remixos-for-pc#downloadNow
Jide's Remix OS—a... well, remixed version of Android that is more suitable for a PC's mouse and keyboard—is now available for download. The OS turns Android into a windowed desktop environment with the ability to multitask, just like Windows, Mac OS, and desktop Linux.

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Re: Remix OS

Post by sercxulo » Thu Jan 14, 2016 1:51 pm

this is important information that should be known

http://news.softpedia.com/news/remix-os ... 8848.shtml

That is a lot to ask of a user.

It is an interesting idea, although.

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Re: Remix OS

Post by jimallyn » Thu Jan 14, 2016 5:25 pm

Hmmm. I was going to try it in VirtualBox, but I guess I'll skip that.
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Re: Remix OS

Post by Neil Edmond » Thu Jan 14, 2016 9:45 pm

I just can't think of any reason why I would want to attempt to run Android on my computer. Nope, I got nothin'.

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Re: Remix OS

Post by cholq » Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:41 pm

I thought it may have been fun to play with a little bit, just because I couldn't picture Android running on a laptop very well. But with that eula... maybe not.

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Re: Remix OS

Post by mmix » Thu Jan 21, 2016 9:35 am

Jide: Remix is Now GPL and Apache Compliant
http://www.xda-developers.com/jide-remi ... compliant/

no systemd, no reinvent wheel.

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Re: Remix OS

Post by Ark987 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:38 am

mmix wrote:Jide: Remix is Now GPL and Apache Compliant
http://www.xda-developers.com/jide-remi ... compliant/

no systemd, no reinvent wheel.
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http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20160118#qa
DistroWatch answers: There are operating systems that use the Linux kernel without GNU, or at least without many GNU components. The Android operating system and ports of Android, such as Android-x86, use the Linux kernel while providing a very different userland from GNU/Linux.

Android is a rather focused market though and people looking for general purpose Linux distributions will probably want to look at something like Alpine or Void Linux. According to Alpine's website, the distribution uses the musl C library and BusyBox instead of GNU software: "Alpine Linux is built around musl libc and BusyBox. This makes it smaller and more resource efficient than traditional GNU/Linux distributions."

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Remix OS For PC is the new Linux Beast

Post by Brahim Salem » Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:12 am

Built on the Android-x86 project, Remix OS for PC unlocks our next phase of development for Remix OS and introduces a whole new range of versatility to how and where you can? Check the design guys :shock: :shock: http://www.jide.com/en/remixos-for-pc#downloadNow
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Reason: merged here; same topic
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Re: Remix OS

Post by MtnDewManiac » Mon Feb 01, 2016 12:46 am

mmix wrote:Jide: Remix is Now GPL and Apache Compliant
Yeah, they'll open-source all your personal information and data. And it's transferable. Who knows who they'll sell it to...

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Re: Remix OS

Post by MtnDewManiac » Mon Feb 01, 2016 12:48 am

sercxulo wrote:this is important information that should be known

http://news.softpedia.com/news/remix-os ... 8848.shtml

That is a lot to ask of a user.

It is an interesting idea, although.
Proudly made... in China. Maybe the PRC took all those complaints about them sneakily stealing everyone's data to heart, so now they're not being sneaky about it? :P

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