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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 hires Debian Linux founder March 19, 2007 Ian Murdock, founder of Debian and several other Linux initiatives, now will work with Solaris and Linux.
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.
Linux kernel gets an update June 20, 2006 Kernel 2.6.17 of the open-source operating system includes support for Sun's Niagara chips, wireless-friendly changes.
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.
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.
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.
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