Linux Based Front End Platform LinuxIce v2.0 Released
by, 12-17-2009 at 09:50 AM (2635 Views)
Could the Linux community have a fully featured alternative to Windows based in-vehicle front ends? The answer could be Yes.
The OpenICE organization announced the release of LinuxICE 2.0, codenamed "Anino." LinuxICE is based on the Ubuntu operating system. However, thanks to a team of international developers it looks nothing like it and it has been heavily modified and optimized for use in a vehicle environment.
Some of the features of LinuxICE include:
- Build-in Navigation
- Media Playback
- Support for many add-on devices, ex. OBDII Scantools, HD Radion, Touchscreens, etc..
- Designed to be stable, fast, efficient and easy to setup and operate
Here is a screenshot:
If you want to find out more about the OpenICE project go here.
If you are interested in LinuxICE (read, install) go here.
For those interested we will post a review of LinuxICE 2.0 in the next few days.
Official Press Release here.
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Whoever can get in touch with rob send him over to interview the ndrive guys...I missed it the first time around but its impressive stuffwhen/where?i hope you are able to make it to Gary's (Chunky_Ks') presentation of obdgpslogger and record it.