Novell CEO calls for unifying Linux

LinuxWorld keynote speaker Ron Hovsepian, who is Novell's CEO, warns against fragmenting Linux, as Unix was.

Ron Hovsepian, the CEO of Linux distributor Novell, called on the industry to establish more robust standards certification for Linux, ZDNet reports.


Writing for CNET sister site ZDNet, Paula Rooney reported that Hovsepian warned LinuxWorld conference attendees that Linux could suffer the same fragmentation that Unix did, which benefited competitor Microsoft.

Read the entire report here.

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