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LinuxToday.com.au: They're building Red Hat into a Tank!

Dec 15, 2000, 08:46 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by hawkeyes)

[ Thanks to renai43 for this link. ]

"Well, we all knew the day would come, and although cartoonists have been portraying a huge Linux penguin forcefully destroying Redmond for some time, I guess no-one really thought it would happen this soon."

"Linux has now become military technology - under a deal which was released to the press this week, Red Hats' uClinux port of the Linux operating system will become the operating system for a vehicle monitoring device soon to be tested by the United States of America's army...."

"However, these devices are not only intended for military use - soon rymicNET devices will be available for many different applications, including use in construction equipment, railway cars, truck fleets and other industrial machinery."

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