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    Default Another Hardware Vendor Joins The Linux Foundation

    Phoronix: Another Hardware Vendor Joins The Linux Foundation

    LG Electronics is joining the likes of Intel, AMD, Hitachi, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, and many other hardware vendors that are corporate members of the Linux Foundation...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=ODE1NA

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    What else to say? Linux is really moving forward!

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    What the hell is Adobe doing in that list?

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    hey, adobe makes a flash player for linux :P (one of these programs that only solve problems we didnt have without them)

    does LG use linux/other oss stuff on any of its devices?

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    They should kick Adobe out for being a Linux hater!

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    Quote Originally Posted by d2kx View Post
    What the hell is Adobe doing in that list?
    ... Advertising ... Marketing ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dstaubsauger View Post
    does LG use linux/other oss stuff on any of its devices?
    Yes, they have it on their TVs at least (I own one).

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    Yeah, my 32LG7000 runs Linux. It's an awesome set too. I didn't even know it ran Linux till I looked at the back of the manual. I even managed to get my hands on the sources. This is what I found.

    http://www.linux-mips.org/wiki/LG7000

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    Just noticed an interesting project, allowing you to get shell access etc:
    http://mikko.korkalo.fi/openlgtv/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anssi View Post
    Just noticed an interesting project, allowing you to get shell access etc:
    http://mikko.korkalo.fi/openlgtv/
    You shouldn't have told me that. Now I'll have to resist the temptation to brick my TV.

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