06 Jul '17, 4pm

Android, and the meaning of Linux - Electronics Weekly (blog)

Android, and the meaning of Linux - Electronics Weekly (blog)

Check out Is Android really just Linux? on Android Authority . It’s a considered, logical walk around the issues involved. A straight forward question, it seems, but it all depends…on the meaning of your terms… Jessica Thornsby covers how you would define Linux, then how you would define a Linux distro, and then the issue of different Androids – the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and the role of Google Mobile Services (GMS). She then considers the points both in favour and against considering Android as Linux. For example: There’s really only one argument in favor of classifying Android as Linux, but it’s a strong one: every Android smartphone or tablet contains a Linux kernel. You can even see what version of the kernel is installed on your device, by opening its ‘Settings’ app and navigating to ‘About Device > Software info.’ However, Android isn’t just the Linux ker...

Full article: https://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/eyes-on-android/g...

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