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Satellite STB runs Linux

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| LyngBox Media is shipping a Linux-powered set-top box (STB) designed for
| European satellite TV enthusiasts. The IP-ready LyngBox combines an HDTV
| receiver/recorder, dual DVB-S2/DVB-T tuners, and a 160GB hard drive, and
| offers daily updates to LyngSat Network's worldwide satellite programming
| guide, says the Swedish company.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS3148788751.html


Recent:

Netflix Player runs Linux

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| Movie distributor Netflix is offering a $100 set-top box aimed at enabling
| subscribers to stream movies on demand, using a broadband Internet
| connection. The player runs an embedded Linux OS and is supplied by Roku, a
| California-based company known for its Linux-based PVRs (personal video
| recorders).
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS8633598605.html


$100 Netflix DVD downloader runs Linux?

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| Netflix and Roku today jointly announced a tiny set-top box (STB) said to
| offer unlimited streaming of DVDs and TV episodes on Netflix members’ TVs.
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http://www.deviceguru.com/2008/05/20...er-runs-linux/


Related:

Open Source DVR Challenges TiVo

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| A/V geeks and open source hackers alike are sure to fall in love
| with the MonolithMC HD DVR system, which runs the Linux based
| MythTV platform.
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http://gobloggit.com/?p=27


Gunning for Tivo in the GPL debate

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| In the ongoing battle between Linux kernel developers and the Free
| Software Foundation (FSF) over the future of the GNU Public License
| (GPL), somehow DVR-maker Tivo has become either the whipping boy or
| the poster child, depending on whose side you are on. FSF founder
| Richard Stallman even coined a term for what he sees as misuse of the
| GPL: "tivoization".
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http://uk.builder.com/0,39026540,39338597,00.htm
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