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TechWeb: Vendors Establish Embedded Linux Consortium

“Nearly 50 companies on Thursday announced the formation of the
Embedded Linux Consortium, a trade group addressing the growing use
of the Linux operating system on embedded devices.”

The ELC provides a valuable resource in advancing the
growing use of Linux in embedded applications, an area where Linux
can provide enormous benefit,” said Linus Torvalds
, the
creator of the highly popular open source computer operating system
that evolved out of Unix….”

“The consortium includes IBM, Motorola, and Red Hat. Lehrbaum
said he expects the organization to quickly grow to 100
companies.”

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