Linux on a smaller scale
debiani386 at gmail.com
Fri May 4 03:27:24 UTC 2007
Brian Fahrlander wrote:
> debiani386 wrote:
>>> Anyone done this?
>> It actually would be best to install basiclinux as that is geared for
>> the older machines.
>> You could do just a base install of ubuntu, but why when you wouldnt be
>> able to use the interfaces associated with ubuntu? (as basiclinux comes
>> with an interface)
> No interface? /bin/bash isn't an interface? :)
> I plan to use gpsd for reading the GPS and storing breadcrumbs, and
> serving the GPS coords across the net. I also want it to read some
> voltages so it's aware of battery limitations, temperatures, etc,
> reading some switches (like the one on the door) and to communicate with
> a couple of LCD panels on serial lines. It doesn't need to do anything
> with media; that's another machine.
> I'd *like* it to use X, but it's really not necessary...
sorry, i meant to say 'user interface'.
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