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    Gnome, KDE, IceWM or LXDE Desktop (Linux) squeezed onto the G1

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    "The X11 Window System, which is commonly used on Linux and sometimes on Mac OS X, has made its way to a new OS: Android. Using custom-built display drivers, hacked Debian shells, a VNC server and a T-Mobile G1, hacker Ghostwalker was able to get X11 up and running on the Android. This gives him the ability to run anything from Quake III to xeyes all on his G1 with whatever window manager he wants! KDE, Gnome and IceWM, oh my!"

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    That Android OS is pretty versatile for installing all sorts of things it appears. Whats next?
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    Oh wow ... this is HUGE news for all G1 owners.
    Imagine running ubuntu on this thing lol :P
    Now theyll have to come up with new PHONE COMPATIBLE (being able to make phone calls lol) linux distributions.

    edit: just read the article it runs SIDE BY SIDE with Android it actually acts as an Android app ... OMG WOW Android never ceases to surprise me
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