[Haifux] [HELP HELP] Uses of Linux in the "real world"
choo at actcom.co.il
Sat Oct 31 01:51:37 MSK 2009
tivo (the first wide-spread digital video recording appliance) is a
linksys wireless routers are linux-based machines.
google's android operating system is actually based on linux.
many (most?) cable modems and adsl modems run linux as their base
in fact, a lot of embedded products developed in israel (And of-course
abroad) are based on linux.
google's search appliances and data-centers all run linux - so when you
search via google, you're using linux
Eli Billauer wrote:
> I'm working on the short talk I'm going to give on Wednesday on the W2L
> opening event.
> I'd like to give some examples of well-known uses of GNU/Linux. Does
> anyone have information, or even better, pointers to credible sources of
> such information?
> Does anyone have any credible number of Linux penetration in servers,
> business and government desktops?
> For example, some of Edimax wireless routers are actually Linux
> machines. How do I know? Because they give a link to the source. (See
> http://www.edimax.com/en/produce_detail.php?pd_id=268&pl1_id=3&pl2_id=18 )
> I need more like these. Or articles.
> Thanks in advance,
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