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Engadget: Song Airlines´┐Ż Linux-based Distributed Media System

Sep 14, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"We recently took a trip on Song Airlines, who last year made some waves when they fitted their planes with a Linux-based distributed in-flight multimedia system. It's kind of nice to know that such a trimmed-down airline spared no expense on a system that, judging by its use, was obviously top-grade. And what a fine thing it is to have when you don't have a laptop or book with you. Man, even if you do have a laptop or book, it's a pretty enticing distraction.

"We dug up some information on the system for you, and we were even lucky enough to grab some shots of the system while the flight attendant staff were looking the other direction. But since we weren't about to get tackled like terrorists to get 'em, forgive us if they're not the best quality..."

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