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Linux Now Support for Android, Thanks to New Kernel v3.3!

Tuesday, March 20th 2012. | Android News

Hello there developers or anyone of you who’re happen to landed in our website and love to mess around with your android system. The latest version of Linux kernel has been released and for the first time since it was introduced two years ago, the OS is now support for Android!

Aside from that amazing feature, the kernel also come out with improved processors and networking support. According to release note, now is the time for eliminate differences between developers in order to merge Linux and android project, in this new release, various android subsystem and features have already been merged. More features will be added in the near future, the note also suggest.

Linux Kernel v3.3

Linux Team has already show their concern to merge Android system to Linux for long time. Back on December 2010, Tim Page decided to come out with a new project called as Android Mainlining and said that they’re looking for any help from capable developers around the world. This new kernel is mainly focused on to adding codes to guarantee for smooth switching between Android and Linux platform.

The release of this new kernel indicate that Linux team has no longer ignore the success of Android, both in smartphone and tablet PC. On the other hand, other Linux distro like Ubuntu has already shows their concern by developing some support for Android. As you might already now, on MWC 2012 last month, a developer team called as Canonical has manage to port Ubuntu OS to a Motorola Defy! In other words, your android handset can act as a portable CPU. Developers has been looking for this kind of support since the past few years and now they manage to get it from Linux as well. Great news isn’t it?

So, what do you think about this news? Interested already to develop an android apps with your Linux-based computer? Then why don’t you grab and install the latest kernel and Linux and tell how’s you feel about this new update. We are so curious about changes that included on this new release.

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