The two second-tier Linux companies will adopt common Linux software and engineering. Alas, this idea doesn't have a great history of success.
Microsoft played hard to beat Mandriva in Nigeria. I doubt Mandriva will return the favor with a patent agreement.
Company follows other Linux distributors in publicly spurning Microsoft's interest in a patent protection agreement.
Mandriva follows Ubuntu in declaring to Microsoft: "We don't need your stinkin' patents."
Operating-system update for corporate servers offers three prominent virtualization technologies.
Struggling Linux seller raising new funds to complete software acquisition, exit bankruptcy protection.
Start-up headed by Mandriva founder Gael Duval creates a version of the open-source productivity software suite for the Mozilla Web browser.
Gael Duval loses his job after disappointing financial quarter; exec plans to start again with open-source software.