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More on LinuxToday The Case for Embedded Linux

Nov 06, 1999, 21:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joel R. Williams)

"Linux is a versatile and cost effective operating system for embedded systems. It can be embedded in a surprisingly small system to handle simple tasks and scaled up to handle more complex tasks. Linux can run on most microprocessors with a wide range of peripherals and has a ready inventory of off the shelf applications. Development cycles are shortened through the use of mature tools, open source code, substantial documentation and available support services."

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