IBM puts Linux converts on display
Big Blue is on a mission to convince others that the operating system is worthy of real-world use, though it acknowledges that its own interests are a motivation.
Bridging Linux language barriers
The first results of an effort to ensure that different versions of the operating system will work similarly are released.
Gadgets draw a crowd at Linux show
Crowds are down at LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, but there has still been a mob surrounding the booth with Sharp's Linux-powered Zaurus handheld.
Telecom giants join Linux effort
Several telecommunications companies have begun an effort to improve Linux for their own market, an offshoot of a project geared toward grooming Linux for high-end servers.
Linux server start-up nabs Credit Suisse
Egenera, betting that financial services companies and other customers will like its expensive Linux servers, has found its first customer in Credit Suisse First Boston.
Torvalds, developers at odds over Linux
Is Linux founder Linus Torvalds stuck in a bottleneck? A debate is growing over whether he needs help with patching the operating system core.
Fiorina: Merger is good for Linux
Still deep in the Compaq merger battle, HP CEO Carly Fiorina says Linux embodies the same spirit of innovation demonstrated by HP's founders.
Sony to sell Linux kits for PlayStation 2
Sony says it will start selling Linux kits for programmers in coming months to allow Linux applications to run on the PlayStation 2.
IBM: Linux investment nearly recouped
After promising to invest more than $1 billion in Linux, Big Blue says software and system sales have proved more than lucrative.
HP, Linux snag DreamWorks deal
Linux has infiltrated the brains of the DreamWorks digital animation studios, with Hewlett-Packard machines displacing SGI workstations.
Veritas brings storage software to Linux
The company announces its most significant foray yet into the Linux market, saying its Foundation Suite now runs on Red Hat's version of the Unix clone.
Turbolinux signs up HP, Compaq
The company signs deals under which Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer will promote and sell its Linux server management software.