Linux takes a seat on Qantas' new superjumbo jet

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Oct 15, 2008 5:45 PM EDT
Computerworld; By Howard Dahdah
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Linux will be a passenger in every seat on Qantas' Airbus A380s airplanes. All of the airline's superjumbos -- the first of which will commence flying next week -- will have their in-flight entertainment systems powered by the operating system. The A380 is the first Qantas aircraft to utilize the Panasonic eX2 Inflight Entertainment System (IFE). All of Panasonic's X Series of IFE systems run on Linux.

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