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Default Android or Linux on HTC Hermes please HELP!!!

Please HELP!!!

I need a download link for htc hermes android or linux
 
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my friend there is none, and there will never be, hermes hardware is not enough for this upgrade. best for you to stay in wm 6.1! not even 6.5!!!
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Indeed, android can be run starting with the TyTN II, not with TyTN I/Hermes. Too low in memory and cpu.

I have the TYTN/Hermes. Tried wm6.5. It's nice but very memory consuming. Eventually ended up using wm6.1 roms.
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my friend there is none, and there will never be, hermes hardware is not enough for this upgrade. best for you to stay in wm 6.1! not even 6.5!!!
never say never.. here it is running on the apache.. cdma brother of the hermes

http://forum.ppcgeeks.com/htc-apache...dma-works.html
 
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I agree w/Spardorp, Hermes resources would barely run Android.

Best to use a fast wm6.1 ROM then emulate the Android look with the use of skins/themes.

Reading the link that you provided re:Apache/Android you'll note that hardly anything useful yet works.

IOW, don't hold your breath. Until there's a "working" linux kernel for the Hermes, even a sluggish Android won't happen.
 
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I correct myself: Android may not be sluggish on Hermes, just that it IS older ARM processor for which the original Android sourcecode would have to be recompiled.

see this thread: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=404145

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http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...0&postcount=20
 
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Just thought I'd say that I heard Android is a Linux distribution, or something like that. What I really heard was that Android is based on a Linux kernel. You can check for yourself here. Maybe if you got a really stripped down version of Linux you could put it on a Hermes somehow. What would be cool to is if you could modify a Hermes and install a high speed Micro SD card in side it, that can be used as RAM or something. I think they have that on a phone Called Omnia. I think it's called NAND. But anyway excuse any mistakes I have made, because I am only 11 years old.

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