Driver-Free Car Runs Ubuntu Linux

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| This automated vehicle uses a dozen Intel Core 2 processors, but at the
| bottom of the software stack is Ubuntu 6.06 "Dapper Drake" Linux. Ubuntu 6.06
| was chosen for being an LTS (Long Term Support) release. Perhaps next year's
| vehicle will be running Ubuntu 8.04?
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjI3NA


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Linux Powered PS3 to be used in DARPA Urban Challenge

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| With four years of autonomous racing experience and using Yellow Dog Linux,
| San Diego's Axion Racing is excited about showing folks other things that can
| be done using a PlayStation console.
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http://www.linuxlookup.com/2007/aug/...rban_challenge


Car computer runs Red Flag Linux

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| Red Flag Linux is a Chinese version of Linux based on Asianux.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS4055537183.html


Vehicle-mount computer runs Debian Etch

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| The MT7550 clocks its AMD Geode GX533 processor at 400 MHz, includes both
| Bluetooth and 802.11b/g wireless capabilities, and comes standard with Debian
| Linux 4.0 ("Etch"). *
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8497500247.html


Rugged, fanless vehicle PC runs Linux

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| Acrosser has introduced a compact, fanless computer aimed at the harsh
| environments found in trucks, taxis, and other vehicular applications. The
| AR-ES0831FL runs Linux on Pentium and Celeron M processors, and meets
| IEC-68-2-6 vibration and IEC-68-2-27 shock standards, according to the
| company. * *
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS2309757221.html


In-vehicle Linux system assists first responders

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| U.K.-based Thorcom Systems Ltd is shipping a rugged, Debian Linux-based,
| in-vehicle computer intended for emergency first responders. T
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5083494428.html


OSMB: OScar, the Open Source car

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| The first to be presented was the Open Source car called OScar.
| For eight years, a community that has grown to far over 1,000
| people has been working on the development of a car based on
| Open Source, though the project's founder Markus stressed that
| the goal is development, not production. The automotive industry
| has, however, already showed interest in the concept.
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http://www.heise.de/english/newstick...180/from/rss09


Debian Linux controls copter-like UAV [Unmanned Aerial Vehicle]

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| Trek Aerospace used Debian Linux and open-source flight control
| software to build an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of
| vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). The Oviwun weighs about
| six pounds, fits in a backpack, and includes a GPS system that
| enables autonomous flight and position control.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS3726877035.html