Stoppers: Many UNIX/Linux applications available for x86 are available on ARMLinux. Many aren't. On the occations where the applications aren't hamstrung by the slowness of the CPU, porting them to RISC OS is a highly non-trivial task, due to the non-trivial nature of most appliactions and their build dependancies. Other applications can't be cross-compiled either. I wouldn't like to think how long OpenOffice might take to build even on an Iyonix, even if it were possible to do so. I suspect it might take longer to build than it takes OpenOffice.org to produce a new release.