Linux on your iPad (without a jailbreak)? Yes, you can

Posted by Julie188 on Oct 2, 2010 9:08 AM EDT
Hot Hardware; By Julie Bort
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If you love your Apple iPad but wish you could run your favorite 'nix applications on it, StarNet Communications has an app for that. StarNet has built an app called iLIVEx. It turns the iPad into an X terminal that runs Linux and Unix apps hosted on remote servers. The app was released on Thursday. Even better, iLIVEx users get a free account to run StarNet's virtualized Linux desktop on their Windows and Macs (and Linux) PCs, too. Could be a cheap and easy way of spreading Linux joy to those still under the yolk of a PC platform dictatorship.

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