Linux 3.3 kernel outed, Android code now included in it

Linux 3.3 kernel outed, Android code now included in it
After years of being parallel, but not one, Android code is now getting into the latest Linux 3.3 kernel finally bringing clarity about how the open-source Android project should be handled and giving developers an easier path to create cross-platform applications. The kernels of Android and Linux have always been similar, but with this programmers will be able to run apps on the stock Linux kernel.


The decision for unification comes in an effort to avoid fragmentation and further division in Android. This is up to developers, though. This also opens up the possibility of a wider programmers’ support and eventually cheaper Android devices.

Other improvements in the 3.3 Linux kernel include improvements to memory management, file systems, networking and security.


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5 Comments

1. ilia1986 unregistered

So.. can we now run .apks on Linux? If yes - that's AWESOME!! :D

3. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

That meens better games and more devs for linux! :D

2. VinCrel

Posts: 39; Member since: Dec 26, 2011

Isn't it that both of them have the same roots going back to the Unix OS?

4. BlacRaZredge

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

yes as far as i know. i think appleos and webos is even included in to that unix family tree

5. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

Correct. "AppleOS" does have roots in Unix

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