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Sharp’s e-Book Viewer to run on Linux (and Zaurus) [JCNN]

Aug 30, 2002 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Writing at Japan Corporate News Network, Bruce Porter reports that Sharp has announced that its proprietary e-book viewer for PDAs will run on Linux, and will be available after September 10, 2002 for free download on Space Town, the company's website. Porter writes . . .

“. . . Consequently, the SL-A300, Sharp's latest Zaurus model running Linux, will have 3,700 titles available, published from the Zaurus e-book service.” Sources at Sharp say the software should work fine with the Linux-based 'SL-5500' model, as well.”

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Note: Sharp 'Space Town', which is in Japanese, appears here.

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