Today, the handset baseline source code is available to the development community. This code is being actively developed as MeeGo 1.1, which is scheduled for release in October. The team has been preparing MeeGo Gitorious with all the sources and infrastructure to perform the weekly builds for MeeGo 1.1 development.Read more »
While the overall feel of the system is quite similar, there has also been some real progress; MeeGo feels more like a finished product than Moblin did.Read more »
Nokia has confirmed that it now plans to release a preliminary version of its MeeGo platform for handsets on the 30th of June. A demo video of a pre-alpha version of MeeGo 1.1 for tablets has appeared onlineRead more »
Another look at the negative effects of Novell not only on GNU/Linux desktops but also phones and tablets running Linux, the kernelRead more »
From seemingly out of nowhere yesterday MeeGo, a Linux Foundation-approved alliance between Nokia and Intel, released v1.0 of what they’re calling the netbook user experience. Way to channel Jimi Hendrix there. So like the band with the similar name, will MeeGo blow your mind? Let’s find out…Read more »
MeeGo is an open source, Linux operating system based on Moblin (by Intel) and Maemo (by Nokia). MeeGo 1.0 targets mainly netbooks and supports most Intel Atom-based netbooks but MeeGo v1.0 Core also supports ARM-based Nokia N900 and Intel Atom-based in-vehicle. MeeGo doesn't work on netbooks with GMA-500, Nvidia or ATI Graphics chipsets.Read more »
MeeGo is arguably the dark horse in the mobile platform race: it is new, unfinished, and unavailable on any currently-shipping product, but it is going after the same market as a number of more established platforms. MeeGo is interesting: it is a combined effort by two strong industry players which are trying, in the usual slow manner, to build a truly community-oriented development process.Read more »
Tech companies are playing hardball on smart phones, yet Linux could gain the upper hand with Intel and Nokia going on the defensive with MeeGo. To get you on Facebook while on the bus, play a tune, and - oh, yeah - make a call, Microsoft and Apple are finding new ways to reign in the competition on phones: they're using patent threats.Read more »
Mono employees are already trying to put .NET inside a GNU/Linux platform that was announced over a week agoRead more »
Nokia and Intel announced they merged their Linux platforms into Meego, a Linux platform which targets everything from netbooks to TVs and media phones.
The new merged system is a an open source, Linux project which brings together the Moblin project, headed up by Intel, and Maemo, by Nokia.