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Vivaldi ‘Flying Squirrel’ Linux Tablet ‘Still’ In Progress
 
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Vivaldi ‘Flying Squirrel’ Linux Tablet ‘Still’ In Progress  
 
It is expected that the tablet will sport a 17.7-cm (7-inch) 1024 x 600 pixel IPS display, however, these are just speculations.   
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Friday, May 31, 2013 It’s been quite some time since we spoke about the Linux Vivaldi tablet. Well, the reason is because there was not much to talk about. Almost an year back, Aaron Seigo, KDE developer had announced plans to develop a tablet that will run open Mer Linux and the KDE Plasma Active environment. The latest news is that the developers are working on a prototype.

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According to Liliputing, this latest model of the Vivaldi tablet is based on the EOMA-68 computer module from Rhombus Tech. This means that you can remove a single card with the processor, memory and storage and even swap in another card to upgrade the tablet, without the need to replace the screen, display, or other components.

The card that the team is at present working on has an Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 single core processor, 1 GB of RAM, and 4 GB of storage. Aaron Seigo shared that real aim is to use a more powerful dual-core version in this tablet, being code-named “Flying Squirrel.”

There is no word on the price or the date when it will be officially unveiled but the team has posted a video online that displays Debian 7.0 running on an EOMA-68 card along an Allwinner A10 chip. By the looks of it, it doesn’t appear to be a very speedy device but it is easily capable of functioning basic desktop Linux software.

Talking about the specifications of the tablet, it is expected that the tablet will sport a 17.7-cm (7-inch) 1024 x 600 pixel IPS display, however, these are just speculations.



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