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Review: eAR OS--eAR Today, Gone Tomorrow?

Jun 19, 2008, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steve Lawson)

"It could be argued that one of the things holding back the spread of Linux on home computers is the difficulty users encounter in integrating it within their increasingly digital lifestyles. I'm talking about things like digital TV, audio systems and video cameras. We all know that Microsoft Windows Media Centre PCs act as a hub for home entertainment systems and, heck, even the Xbox 360 and PS3 can do it. If you're dedicated, patient and experienced with free open source applications, you can turn pretty much any Linux distribution into a digital multimedia hub too.

"But you have to be really dedicated, really patient, and really experienced. For those reasons, the appearance of eAR OS on the Distrowatch new-releases list looked extremely promising..."

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