The Archos 5 Internet tablet seems to have had an “upgrade” (this word is relative depending on which camp you’re on as you read further) where its operating system is concerned thanks to a bunch of hackers who decided to have the device run on Nokia’s Linux-based Maemo operating system instead of the standard Google Android OS which it ships with. With Maemo installed, you are able to take advantage of the Mozilla-based web browser while running a host of Linux-based applications right out, although being unable to work around the Wi-Fi connectivity means your Archos 5 will be gimped in some way. Guess it is but a matter of time before the Wi-Fi issue is fixed though. To get a better idea on the proof-of-concept, why not check out the video above?
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