Linux in TV devices (David Parker)

CrankyOldBugger crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 19:15:32 UTC 2015


They use Ubuntu on the mechanics' kiosks at the Mr. Lube shops here (I
think it was Mr. Lube).  I wonder if the oil changers know that they're
running...


On 25 October 2015 at 13:45, George R <bcz.itmatters at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ah but the original poster at ubuntu.quebec did write, "confirme avec le
> technicien que leur terminal etait produit par Cisco et que l'os de
> l'appareil etait linux". In other words, that the OS was Linux. But I think
> one can excuse the slight error in Andy's translation. The point was/is
> that millions of folk are using Linux without knowing it. Not at all news,
> but still always interesting when one spots Tux popping up in places
> otherwise unexpected by the general public.
>
> Le 2015-10-25 09:00, ubuntu-ca-request at lists.ubuntu.com a écrit :
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> > Today's Topics:
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> >    1. Re: Linux in TV devices (Andy Leeman)
> >    2. Re: Linux in TV devices (David Parker)
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> > Message: 2
> > Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 20:22:40 GMT
> > From: "David Parker" <parkerd at juno.com>
> > To: ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Subject: Re: Linux in TV devices
> > Message-ID: <20151024.132240.12379.1 at webmail03.vgs.untd.com>
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> > Please note: message attached
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> > From: Andy Leeman <andy at leeman.ca>
> > To: ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Subject: Re: Linux in TV devices
> > Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2015 09:04:57 -0300
> >
> > [clip]
> >  ... they both saw that the HD terminal was powered by Linux ...
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