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Open source everywhere

New Linux power Novell sets its sights on desktops and embedded computing. Also: IBM makes a $50 million bet on open source.

New Linux power Novell sets its sights on desktops and embedded computing. Also: IBM makes a $50 million bet on open source.

Novell eyes move into embedded Linux

The company considers adding more weight to its shift to Linux by developing, partnering or buying into the OS for devices such as cell phones.
March 24, 2004

Novell inks deals for IBM servers, HP PCs

update Big Blue makes a promised $50 million investment in the new Linux power Novell, tightening the companies' technology partnership.
March 24, 2004

Server compromise delays GNOME 2.6

Evidence that intruders gained access to the project's Web server has launched a cleanup effort that will delay the next version of the open-source desktop by a week.
March 24, 2004

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Novell sets sights on 'complete Linux desktop'

Taking a page from the Microsoft playbook, the software maker says the open-source operating system should be "widespread" on PCs within the next 12 months.
March 22, 2004