LinuxPR: Lineo To Acquire FirePlug Computers

Acquisition Expands embedded Linux Support and Adds
Embedded Linux Applications.

“Lineo, Inc., the leading developer of embedded Linux system
software, today announced the intent to acquire FirePlug Computers,
Inc, based in Vancouver, Canada. FirePlug is a leading developer of
embedded Linux network application software solutions and also
provides strong development expertise in embedded Linux tools.”

“FirePlug’s flagship product is ThinLinux, a distribution of the
Linux kernel, selected modules and programs. ThinLinux is currently
available for use on minimal Intel and compatible PC-based hardware
for next generation embedded and dedicated applications.”