LinuxWorld gets under way

Fans of the open-source operating system are gathering in Boston for the latest news and products.

CNET News staff
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Fans of the open-source operating system are gathering in Boston for the latest news and products.

PowerPC support on tap for Red Hat Linux

Firm's next product for Linux enthusiasts will support IBM's Power processor and allow users to run multiple OSes simultaneously.
February 14, 2005

MySQL Network shifts pricing and licensing

Open-source database company introduces subscription-based service with tiered support, around the General Public License.
February 14, 2005

IBM looks to spread Linux with 'Chiphopper'

Hopes new tools for creating Linux applications on multiple processors will help spur sales of its hardware.
February 14, 2005

Novell taps open source for security

Company releases code to write programs for its eDirectory software and launches a security appliance based on its SuSE Linux OS.
February 14, 2005

Linux license overhaul--don't hold your breath

General Public License governing heart of popular open-source OS is being updated to deal with patents, other issues. But it'll be a struggle.
February 14, 2005

Previous coverage

IBM to ship supercomputer system this month

Company plans to begin selling a powerful but power-hungry server specialized for supercomputing, CNET News.com has learned.
February 10, 2005

Judge slams SCO's lack of evidence against IBM

Federal judge criticizes "astonishing" lack of evidence but denies Big Blue's request to defang SCO's claims.
February 9, 2005

HP plugs Linux for 64-processor servers

Company is working to build support for Integrity Superdome models into versions of Linux sold by Red Hat and Novell.
February 8, 2005

IBM brings Power5 to low-end Unix server

New machine uses a chip with one or two processing engines and accommodates as much as 32GB of memory.
February 8, 2005

MontaVista aims to simplify cell phone Linux

Embedded software specialist launches package of mobile software and hardware designed to work well together.
February 7, 2005