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'big commercial Linux deployment' press release
from IBM. This time
around, it's Regal Entertainment Group, a large movie theater chain, which
is making the leap: it is using some 2400 Linux-based point of sale
systems, with the final number expected to grow to around 3500.
"Regal is also testing a new, in-theater, Linux-based kiosk that will
enable movie patrons to purchase tickets or retrieve tickets purchased from
an online service.
" The POS systems are running Red Hat Linux.
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