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Spreading Linux

Linux continues nudging into the mainstream: SGI lends its support, system prices are falling, and a Web site for all things Linux goes live.

 

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Linux continues nudging into the mainstream with more and more facets pushing its growth: SGI lends its support to the OS, system prices are falling, and a Web site for all things Linux goes live.

 


SGI gives Linux a helping hand
SGI will release a component of its operating system software to open source developers, possibly making it easier to restore Linux-based computers after a crash.

Price of Linux computers falling
A company called IndyBox expands the options for low-cost computers running the upstart operating system.

Linux.com goes live
update Computer maker VA Linux Systems cranks up its Web site for discussions and information about all things Linux.