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>The technological complexity of any smartphone is far beyond comprehension for most people.

The exact same goes for regular computers and operating systems. And we still have those. Shouldn't we at least have the option on mobile?




> And we still have those.

You have computer form factors and OS'es invented in the 80's and 90s for desktop. The only reason they still work that way is because of legacy/inertia.

The exception is the ChromeBook and CromeOS and that works similar to a smartphone. For a reason.


Chrome OS now has Crostini, which allows you to install basically any Linux app. Or is that also attributed to the legacy/inertia of Linux?




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