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Re: Showcase device


Hi All,
I sent an email to the Gemini guys, asking them about a possibile Ubuntu
version. This is their answer.
Maybe if more Ubuntu phone / touch / personal users show their support,
planetcom may accept the idea.

Best regards,


Robin Parker <robin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
18:34 (4 minuti fa)
a Giovano

Thanks for your email.

At present we aim for Gemini to have a dual boot option of Android and
Linux. In terms of the Linux distro, we are yet to make a final decision
but wish for the Linux environment to be as open as possible. We hare
having discussions with Ubuntu as well as Sailfish amongst others.


2017-03-01 9:06 GMT+01:00 Matthias Apitz <guru@xxxxxxxxxxx>:

> On Tuesday, 28 February 2017 22:58:09 CET, Francisco Pina Martins <
> f.pinamartins@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I just saw this:
>> https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gemini-pda-android-linux-
>> keyboard-mobile-device-phone#/
>> I think it would be a **very** cool device to showcase Ubuntu
>> Touch/personal on.
>> Because it is already both a phone and a laptop. But in it's current
>> form, it can only be one at a time (dual boot android and some form of
>> GNU/Linux). Load Ubuntu Touch/Personal on it and boom. You get both at the
>> same time, with plenty of connectivity (USB-C x2) to **really** make use of
>> convergence apps.
>> But maybe I'm just daydreaming...
>> Thoughts?
>> Francisco
> From the look it seems to be a really cool device. But, they suffer
> perhaps the same problem: no open source drivers for the atenna chips (GPS,
> GPRS, sensors, ...). That's why the use dual boot.
> matthias
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