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Nokia and Intel's MeeGo mobile Linux effort has been given a leg up in cars. Car-industry alliance GENIVI has officially chosen MeeGo as the reference release for its In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system. MeeGo will provide the basis for the upcoming GENIVI Apollo release, it was announced Friday. There was not date for when …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Please, please, please

    Don't let them call it MeeGivi

  2. MtK

    Oops ...

    Meego was released for Netbooks in May. Handset preview was released end of June.

  3. lucmars

    linux in car ?

    So, where's the desktop ?

  4. Paul
    Grenade

    still crap support for GMA500

    so many netbooks and related devices have GMA500 video and yet Intel are useless at supporting this - it's only been community efforts that have made it possible for ubuntu.

    having been a fan of maemo, I remain entirely unconvinced that switching from GTK to QT was a good way of getting the community developers to continue to give so freely of their time.

  5. TeeCee Gold badge
    Coat

    Now I understand....

    .....why autonomous, robotic cars are the Next Big Thing.

    If they're going to run cars on Linux they're always going to have problems finding a driver.......

  6. druck Silver badge
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    Re: Now I understand....

    It's better than car's running Windows, so get behind it, or get a bicycle!

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