Krita on older iPads might be possible

Older iPads May Soon Be Able To Run Linux

Slashdot / by BeauHD / June 02, 2022 at 07:31PM

Older iPads with the Apple A7- and A8-based chips may soon be able to run Linux. “Developer Konrad Dybcio and a Linux enthusiast going by “quaack723” have collaborated to get Linux kernel version 5.18 booting on an old iPad Air 2, a major feat for a device that was designed to never run any operating system other than Apple’s,” reports Ars Technica.

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It feels like “installing windows on Mac”. It may have a huge performance loss.

If Krita make newer ANGLE build work on Metal, maybe it can just sideload on IPad OS.