Familiar Linux 0.8.2 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 14570K
Developer: Familiar Project
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The Familiar Project is composed of a group of loosely knit developers all contributing to creating the next generation of PDA OS.

Currently, most of our development time is being put towards producing a stable, and full featured Linux distribution for the HP iPAQ series and other handheld computers, as well as apps to run on top of the distribution.

Currently Familiar's Linux distribution supports some of the following key features:

Choice of user environments, both with full PIM suite and other applications:


Full package support based on ipkg.
Many system programs are implemented using busybox, saving much space.
Dropbear SSH server included by default.
Built entirely using the OpenEmbedded build system.

The current stable release versions are:

Familiar v0.8.2 for the iPAQ h3600, h3700, h3800, h3900, h5400, and h5500 series, Siemens Simpad and Sharp Zauri.
Familiar v0.7.2 for the iPAQ h3100 series

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