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Sun hires Debian Linux founder March 19, 2007 Ian Murdock, founder of Debian and several other Linux initiatives, now will work with Solaris and Linux.
Linux-loving McNealy dons penguin outfit February 8, 2002 In a move to erase doubts about the sincerity of Sun Microsystems' move to embrace Linux, CEO Scott McNealy took the stage at the company's annual meeting wearing a penguin suit.
Sun considers GPL for Solaris November 14, 2006 If Sun switched its Unix version to the General Public License, it could permit code-swapping with Linux.
The business of Linux in China April 12, 2006 newsmaker As China faces a curb on Windows piracy, two execs discuss prospects for the open-source OS there.
Corel to offer free Linux image editor March 10, 2000 Mirroring its strategy with WordPerfect, Corel will offer the Linux version of its image editing software for free to keep from being squeezed out by Microsoft.
Keeping pace with open source June 29, 2007 Linux looms large in software shifts in India. Plus: Version 3 of the GPL gets a long-awaited release.
Sun's fighting chance September 20, 2004 Forrester CEO George Colony argues that if Sun goes down, it's going to go down taking very big swings.
Sun's next goal: A Linux ecosystem February 8, 2006 A top exec says Sun is "dead serious" about an open-source push for its Sparc chips. Critics say it's trying to save an endangered species.
Sun flirts with Ubuntu May 17, 2006 At JavaOne, suggestions fly that Sun Microsystems will ship servers with "Dapper Drake" version of Ubuntu Linux.
Sun moves up on IBM in server sales December 13, 2000 The server market increases 12 percent in the third quarter, to $15.4 billion, with Sun Microsystems advancing over two competitors to take second place overall, a study says.
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