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Life goes on for Linux users

roundup As SCO Group's legal battles with IBM and Novell rage on, an open-source group seeks to reassure Linux users. Also: Linux notches another win in Europe.

roundup As SCO Group's courtroom battles with IBM and Novell rage on, an open-source group seeks to reassure Linux users. Also: Linux notches another win in Europe.


Linux customers are unlikely to be deterred by legal threats from SCO Group even while the outcome of its legal battle with Novell remains undecided, according to the Open Source Development Labs.
February 10, 2004


A division of the German finance ministry moves its back-office operations to mainframe computers that run Linux, in the latest victory for the upstart operating system in Europe.
February 10, 2004

previous coverage

The SCO Group tacks on another $2 billion to its claim against IBM and adds new copyright allegations in an amendment to the Unix and Linux suit.
February 6, 2004


The company significantly widens its Unix and Linux lawsuit against IBM, adding a copyright infringement claim to the already complicated case, sources say.
February 5, 2004


A major upgrade to the Linux graphical user environment includes faster-running applications and a Web browser improved with help from Apple's Safari.
February 5, 2004


A set of standards from the Open Source Development Labs is intended to promote the open-source operating system in corporate data centers.
February 5, 2004


The software giant moves to a new phase in its competitive attack, arguing that it's better than Big Blue and Linux when it comes to connecting different applications.
February 3, 2004


roundup Just days after SCO's Web site is walloped by MyDoom, security experts say more work is needed to defend corporate networks.
February 3, 2004