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Lining up Linux

Compaq and Red Hat Software will expand their pact amid other Linux moves. Red Hat investors, meanwhile, are walking a thin line.

 

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Compaq and Red Hat Software will expand their pact amid other Linux moves. Red Hat investors, meanwhile, are walking a thin line.

Linux system sales "still are a very ? small percent in comparison to systems with Windows."

- Dell Computer spokesman

 


Compaq, Red Hat push Linux, Unix rapport
Compaq and Red Hat Software announce that they are expanding their relationship to make Compaq's Unix software more compatible with Linux and will launch joint development and marketing.

Red Hat investors in delicate position
Intel and other high-tech companies, firms with close ties to Microsoft, stand to reap a bonanza when Red Hat and its competing OS goes public.

Corel forms Linux Advisory Council
The company is putting more energy into its effort to boost Linux as a viable alternative to Windows, assembling a council to hash out issues regarding Linux's future.

The Linux Store drops PC prices
Declining chip prices from AMD and Intel allow the Linux Store to lower prices on some of its Linux-based computers, and another price cut is due next week.