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Linux makes moves on games, gadgets

Linux is making inroads as an embedded operating system as it also heads to wider use through computer games.

 

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Linux is making inroads as an embedded operating system as it also heads to wider use through computer games.

 


Linux being bolstered for gadgets
Use of the Linux operating system in TV set-top boxes, cars, and other non-PC devices is becoming a more serious possibility with the backing of some established companies.

Linux heads to everyday use with games
Computer gaming makes inroads into the Linux realm, indicating the advances the operating system is making into mainstream use.

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