1. LightyKD

    OP LightyKD Future CEO of OUYA Inc.
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    What are the chances of getting Flint OS running on the Switch?

    https://flintos.io

    It looks to be a Chromium OS variant. There are plans to add Android apps support but for now I'm a skeptic.
     
  2. It only supports X86, not ARM so no.
     
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    Just double checked their site. While they state that they want to support ARM, looks like the ARM version has not been released. I'll send the developers an email later today to see if they would be interested in switch development. If I remember correctly, there are already Chromebooks running on Tegra X1 so at minimum, the drivers should be available.
     
  4. "Hey do you want to support your product on a hacked Nintendo console that 0.001% of the userbase will ever use?

    Someone independent will have to end up porting the ARM version to Switch if there are incentive to do so, but Linux makes way more sense than a random Chromeium OS varient so I honestly doubt it will happen.
     
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    They have a RPi3 build tho. LOL.
     
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    How many people actually used OtherOS on PS3?
     
  7. So few that they removed it.
     
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    Exactly lol
     
  9. So 17mil Switches sold, and if half the people who viewed the guides online got the demo payload working we could say 20 000 people. Of those prob less than 1/10 got Linux compiled. So like 2000 people max, prob a lot less than that lol.

    And of those users like 5 of them would want chrome os..
     
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    Between Linux and Android, is there any need for this?
     
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    Time to get ouya's OS up and running. XD
     
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    They removed it because hackers like geohot found backdoors in it
     
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    That's just android with a custom launcher. Completely possible.
     
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    /s
     
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    Reminds me of ChromeOS.
     
  16. LightyKD

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    Chromium OS is the open source variant of Chrome OS so that should explain the similarities. Major catch is that feature parity between the two isn't exactly perfect. Hell, it's not perfect between different Chromebook models running the same version of Chrome OS. :P
     
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    Obviously, I was just pointing out it was actually possible.
     
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    Not fussed for a Switch version tbh, I’d rather just plain old Linux or an Android port if I wanted a second OS.

    But, somehow I’d managed to never hear of Flint OS before. So I’m definitely downloading it to have a play around.
     
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    Now it supports ARM,if any1 is interested.
     
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    Came here to say exactly this. Seeing how some Linux distros have already been ported, I'm actually surprised that Android hasn't really been talked much about yet (at least not that I'm aware of)
     
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