Re: [linux] Re: Hollywood hacking from dinosaurs to Linux
- On Sat, Jul 06, 2013 at 02:16:09AM -0000, thad_floryan wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, ed <ed@...> wrote:More fool me, I should have STFW for a download before buying. It would
> > On Fri, Jul 05, 2013 at 12:39:54AM -0700, Thad Floryan wrote:
> > > [...]
> > > The "Revolution OS", however, does not exist per DistroWatch.
> > I'm fairly sure I bought that DVD. Fairly sure. Will have to dig it
> > out. Unless I'm imagining, it was a bit like BBS Documentary.
> > Could be imagining of course ... Will have to go rummaging through
> > boxes in the deeply buried boxes in the shed to confirm.
> > For anyone wanting to appreciate what you can do for FREE take a
> > look at Elephants Dream or Big Buck Bunny. Both very impressive
> > pieces of work. Looking at the wiki page looks like there are two
> > more out, Sintel and Tears of Steel.
> Hi Ed,
> I really didn't know "Revolution OS" was an actual moview -- the way
> that last slide in the slideshow appeared gave me the impression the
> Linux writeup was something the slideshow creator added to annoy the
> Microsoft minions and the Apple fanbois. :-)
> Turns out it's 2001: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0308808/
> and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolution_OS
> And searching the 'Net finds it as a free downloads everywhere and it
> was the Pirate Bay's first torren); I downloaded it from YouTube:
> which took less than a minute for this MP4:
> 251093167 Jul 5 18:38 Revolution_OS_Linux_Documentary_2001_FULL_Movie.mp4
> and I need to copy it to a faster system for conversion to a DVD ISO
> and the burning to a blank DVD so I can watch it later, perhaps as
> an intermission between two other movies since its runtime is only
have been around 10GBP when I bought it. Maybe I saw it along the same
lines as when I bought t-shirts from OpenBSD and other opensource
projects, it gives a little back. I doubt very much that I would be
working for my employer right now if it were not for open source