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PCLinuxOS stars in Heroes

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Seems our beloved PCLOS is now the preferred operating system of superheros everywhere as well. As seen in this screenshot, PCLOS is finding its way onto desktops and laptops everywhere - even Hollywood.

It was spotted almost 23 minutes into the 13th episode (originally aired January 29, 2007), The Fix, as Zach & Claire scour online newspapers looking for clues to Claire's real parents.

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This is not the first time

Heroes' pilot episode featured a Linux KDE desktop:

http://www.newtnotes.com/index.php?itemid=189&catid=3

re: not the first time

Cool huh? I've seen kde in a few other screenshots for other shows & movies too.

re: Heros

Curious to what in that screen cap shows it's PCLinuxOS?

re: Heros

Well, I think it was just an overall impression at first. But if you blow up the menu start button, you can tell it's a pclos pinwheel as used in .93.

But zoom in even closer...

OMG! They're really using PCignignoktOS!

re: But zoom in even closer...

teehee! I think, omg, you're right!

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