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VNU Net: Caldera to put Linux into consumer gadgets

“Linux software company Caldera Thin Clients plans to put the
open source Unix operating system into consumer gadgets, such as
set-top boxes and intelligent home electronics.”

“As part of its new strategy, the company today changed its name
to the more consumer friendly Lineo. It is working on an embedded
version of Linux called Embedix, based on Openlinux, a version of
the software sold by Lineo’s independent sister company, Caldera
Systems.”

“Caldera Systems, which sells a Linux version for business use,
will continue to develop, market and sell Openlinux to PC software
markets.”


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