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Old 05-01-2009, 03:11 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by zero7404 View Post
i'm a bit surprised that RIM hasn't made any linux native software yet, given how Linux and BB's are both used widely in the market that BB's are used.

the Barry Project doesn't seem to be quite up to speed with respect to later versions of Ubuntu, so for me I'll have to wait...
Of course, one must ask, why does this surprise you? Yes, both BlackBerrys and Linux are used by the business community, but for very different purposes. Linux is still primarily a server operating system, having captured less than 1% of the total desktop market. Do you know many folks that are syncing their BlackBerrys directly at a server console?

Apple currently is running around 7% of the desktop market, and RIM isn't creating a solution for them. The only way we are going to see RIM writing a Linux equivalent to BB Desktop Manager is if we fix Ubuntu Bug #1!

Ubuntu Bug #1
Red BB Curve 8330m
v.4.5.138 (Platform

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