Friday, 11 November 2011

James May's Man Lab - Series 2 Episode 3

James May sends two deceased pets into the very outer reaches of the atmosphere. Two teams track the two cremated pets in their balloon-hoisted capsules using GPRS. James May's team car has an ASUS netbook running Linux on the dash, with a Gnome desktop, you can just make out 'Applications, Places and System on a very fat top panel.

Monday, 24 October 2011

KDE on "Heroes"

Thanks to Huey Van Ladore on Twitter for the heads-up on this site that features a sighting of a KDE desktop including Kopete on the TV series Heroes. The site also mentions other KDE sightings from Alias episode "A Higher Echelon" (links to images sadly down) and Lord Of The Rings DVD Making Of (WETA use Maya on Linux). More images can be found on the original article.

KDE desktop


Friday, 10 June 2011

BSD spotted in Sphere

LinuxCandy has a blogpost showing screenshots of the movie "Sphere" showing "BSD and some kind of X Windows System on their computer systems."

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Fedora Spotted Running Maya On Doctor Who Confidential

A keen eyed Redditor has spotted Fedora KDE SC4 running Maya on Doctor Who Confidential. Dr Who's effects are done by an external company, The Mill.

Sunday, 22 May 2011

Linux On The Big Bang Theory

Two clips of Linux being mentioned on The Big Bang Theory

Ubuntu, his "favourite Linux-based operating system"

...and another Linux mention:

Saturday, 30 April 2011

Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds again, a Linux/UNIX type desktop, this time series 6 episode 20, during a presentation:

Tron Legacy

Linux commandline command using "whoami" and "uname -a" commands spotted in Tron Legacy showing 'SolarOS' with an i386 kernel.

Screenshot: (thanks to Noel Merino Hernández)