Linux Devices/Appliances. INFT13-312 COOS Michael Broadbridge / Robinder Sihota. Aims. Define Linux Devices/Appliances Show what home user devices/appliances can and are making use of Linux now and in the future How Linux can be implemented in Personal Data Assistants
Michael Broadbridge / Robinder Sihota
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·Double your drive space! Delete Windows!
Screen Shot PS2 Devices
Ever notice how fast Windows runs? Neither did I!
These folk at Wearable Computing Project, MIT Media Laboratory are conducting research into computers that you wear using custom versions of Linux.
Applications for wearables
HP Jornada 520 on WinCE Devices
PalmVx on Palm OS 3.5
As typically viewed by Linux
How do you want to crash today?
Turnoff WinCE's automatic connection by selecting 'Start/ Settings/ Communications', under the 'PC Connection' tab clear 'Enable Direct Connections...'. Press 'OK'
Now you need to enter the settings for your Linux connection. Enter 'Start/ Programs/ Communication/Connections' and select 'Make New Connection', give it a name ('Linux' for example) and select 'Direct Connection', click 'Next'.
Select 'Serial Cable on COM1' and select 'Configure'.
I can't use Windows. My cat ate my mouse.
Pocket Linux G. Mate Yopy
Speed Kills. Use Microsoft Windows.
IF sensor tripped
AND(time is after 11pm and before 6am)
AND(sensor not tripped in last 5 mins)
turn on living room light
set living room to 50 % brightness
INCLUDE REAL PERL SCRIPT
Linux is a free open source OS
Available to upgrades existing OS not only on PC but PDA’s and embedded chips
Embedded chip/devices/appliances market is growing, thee is strong potential for Linux to move into these devices
Increased employment in embedded chips/devices field – therefore familiarity with different OS will be beneficial