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Old 11-02-2003, 05:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What particular OS did the computers in the So Close movie use? I'm wondering if there is really such OS like that.

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Old 11-02-2003, 06:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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a lot of movies hire graphic designers to create unique visuals. it propbably isn't real like the OS in the "minority report". is 'so close' any good? i never heard of it, but i love movies

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Old 11-03-2003, 08:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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/\ what he said. It's just special effects man. Though you can make Linux look like any OS you want with enough patience and a good graphics program.
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Old 11-03-2003, 05:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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So Close is a very good movie for me though it's a Japanese one (i think). Anyway, can your really customize the graphics of the whole Linux OS?
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Old 11-03-2003, 10:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yes, Open Source is a wonderful thing.......
There was actually one recent movie that actually had a real hacking part....I'm pretty sure it was X2. the movie, she was using a Unix interface to supersede the root account.
Pretty nifty....

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