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PRNewswire: Lineo Ships Embedix Linux 1.0

Jan 24, 2000, 18:58 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Lineo(TM), Inc., the leading developer of embedded Linux(R) system software(TM), today began shipping Embedix(TM) Linux 1.0, Lineo's embedded Linux distribution. Embedix Linux is engineered and re-configured specifically for embedded systems use. Embedix Linux allows OEM developers to test and implement embedded Linux on their specific hardware solutions."

"The shipment of Embedix Linux signals the first major release of a Linux distribution targeted solely at embedded OEMs," said Bryan Sparks, CEO of Lineo, Inc. "OEMs are migrating to embedded Linux to take advantage of the advanced Internet protocols and lower cost of ownership inherent in Linux."

"This version of Embedix Linux, targeted at x86 and PowerPC(TM) devices, includes more than 25 powerful Linux service components such as a very small Web server and support for network protocols, Web services and serial networking. Embedix Linux uses a minimum of 8MB RAM and 3MB of ROM or Flash memory. Embedix Linux is based on the Linux 2.2 kernel. E-mail-based technical support is available at embedix-support@lineo.com."

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