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LinuxDevices.com: Embedded Linux Weekly Newsletter for Aug. 31, 2000

Aug 31, 2000, 17:20 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rick Lehrbaum)

[ Thanks to LinuxDevices.com for this link. ]

"FreePad: Norway's alternative to Sweden's Screen Phone -- This article gives a detailed "sneak preview" of Screen Media's soon-to-be-released FreePad -- including its features, functions, and internal hardware/software. The article also explores the background and motivations of the company behind the FreePad, including why it selected Linux and its attitude regarding open source software."

"ZDNet Acquires Linux Hardware Database (LhD) -- LhD helps Linux users and developers select and configure hardware for optimal use under Linux, and offers forums for discussing Linux hardware issues and experiences with others. LhD provides hardware ratings, drivers, specifications, user reports, workarounds, and links to related resources. There's even a unique "LhD: Rated Linux Compatible" program."

"ELEC to feature keynote on IBM Linux Wrist Watch Project -- the second Embedded Linux Expo & Conference, to be held October 27th in Westborough, Mass., will feature a keynote by IBM's wrist watch project leader -- plus seven other Embedded Linux technical presentations. This article announcees the technical talks. Mark your calendar!"

"Server Appliance fits in drive bay, runs embedded Linux -- American Megatrends Inc. (AMI) announced a small Server Appliance board with Embedded Linux support that fits within a standard half-height 5.25-inch drive bay."

"Embedded Debian Project announces kernel/OS build tool -- the open source project has achieved the first preliminary release of CML2+OS, a system for generating small footprint (1-10MB) Linux OS configurations for embedded targets."

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