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Re: Cadillacs With Linux

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____/ Rex Ballard on Friday 14 Oct 2011 02:35 : \____

> Yep.  Linus only insists that the manufacturer provide some reference to where
> they can find the GPL code.  This could be on the Cadillac Web site.  It
> doesn't require that the Linux trademarks or the cute little penguin be
> displayed on the screen and on all packaging.
> Ironically, this has allowed them to come in under Microsoft's radar.  Many
> stores that cannot sell products that show the Linux logo, can sell Linux
> devices that only have a reference to where to get the Linux kernel source on
> some obscure page of their web site.
> Ironically, several companies like D-Link, Linksys, NetGear, and Belkin have
> received upgrades and enhancements to their products.  For example, WiFi hubs
> that also have ethernet routers, and USB interfaces to support extra USB hard
> drives.
> You can get a Linux server for under $40.  And configure it using a web
> browser running on ANY operating system.

For under $40 you can also get an old Web server and configure it
with a keyboard and detached monitor.

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