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CNET: Linux being bolstered for gadgets

Oct 13, 1999, 19:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Use of the Linux operating system in TV set-top boxes, cars, and other non-PC devices is becoming a more serious possibility with the backing of some established companies."

"Lineo, a sister company to Linux seller Caldera Systems, will release its Embedix version of Linux in two months..."

"And Cygnus Solutions, which has a long track record in helping to produce the programming tools essential to Linux, is trying to bring its expertise into the embedded Linux area."

"... in order to convince companies such as Sony and Motorola to use Linux, it needs support of the type that's growing up right now for Linux in server computers..."

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