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Ubuntu Powered Promo Booth? You Bet [Ubuntu In The Wild]

Every day we walk past and interact with machines that run Linux, without ever noticing. 

But every now and then these machines go wrong, and their underlying OS is exposed for all to see.

Like, for example, this promotional pod used in a British betting shop, snapped by Lee Jarratt:

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What’s semi-fascinating about this spot (to me, at least!) is that it’s not simply a case of some stock Ubuntu install powering it. No, someone has changed the wallpaper, trimmed down the launcher items, and swapped the theme from the default Ambiance to the lighter Radiance.

Someone is using Ubuntu for a purpose, whilst also using Ubuntu themselves. That’s pretty neat.