Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 14th Jul 2006 04:00 UTC, submitted by Nicola D'Agostino
OSNews, Generic OSes "What is the world's most widely used operating system?" The answer is in an interesting Linux Insider piece about ITRON, 'a Japanese real-time kernel for small-scale embedded systems' that runs on a lot of "mobile phones, digital cameras, CD players and other electronic devices."
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I'll be damned
by Sphinx on Fri 14th Jul 2006 15:09 UTC
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I would have guessed QNX or maybe *TCL.

*embedded os found in a lot of credit card/check verification terminals not to be confused with the interpreter.

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RE: I'll be damned
by Cloudy on Sat 15th Jul 2006 01:35 in reply to "I'll be damned"
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I would be very surprised if ITRON is the "most widely used OS".

More than likely, the most widely used OS is going to turn out to be some GM or Ford proprietary RTOS used in automobiles, if "widely used" means "in the most units", or QNX if it means "used by the most embedded developers"

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