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and what about linux?
good question
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It'll require 3GB of RAM to boot to desktop. Running an application? Lets just not talk about that.
Its a mobile OS like Android. I am optimistic they can release something good, introduce more competition into the mobile OS space which is always a good thing for the consumer.
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ugh i hate it when these random companies try to put their nose into other people's businesses.
OS is for Microsoft and Apple.
There is absolutely NO facepalm in the world big enough to even remotely address this comment...You need a new hobby if that's what you believe.

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and what about linux?
+1

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Wow seriously, get off of the internet right now.
+10000000000x100000000000xInfinity.
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ugh i hate it when these random companies try to put their nose into other people's businesses.
OS is for Microsoft and Apple.
Same with browsers ... Everyone is an IE wanna be these days
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post #15 of 42
Mozilla says it will use some Android kernels for booting, but everything else is made in-house. I'm interested on how it develops a mobile OS.
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post #16 of 42
I don't think they will make much of an impact, but if they can get some good cross platform web apps, I won't complain. However, I think trying to get an all online phone OS with data caps getting more and more common and stringent isn't the smartest idea.

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Same with browsers ... Everyone is an IE wanna be these days
Everything is a Chrome wanna be these days. Look at IE 8->9 and FF 3->4.

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Mozilla says it will use some Android kernels for booting, but everything else is made in-house. I'm interested on how it develops a mobile OS.
Like Chrome OS for phones.
    
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Everything is a Chrome wanna be these days. Look at IE 8->9 and FF 3->4.



Like Chrome OS for phones.
Opera much?
    
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post #18 of 42
Has anyone else looked at the Mozilla app on Android? It's huge and wasteful. Give me my Opera any day of the week.

I don't hold high hopes for this project. While Firefox is my browser of choice on the PC, I won't go anywhere near the mobile version.
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The idea sounds interesting and promising. Now the execution of those ideas is what really matters. I wonder how Mozilla is going to get this accomplished.
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Its a mobile OS like Android. I am optimistic they can release something good, introduce more competition into the mobile OS space which is always a good thing for the consumer.
I'm making a joke based on the resource intensity of Firefox.
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