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A closer look at Caldera's, LinuxOne's IPO plans

Bankers are looking to help Caldera go public, while some are questioning the plans of start-up LinuxOne, which has filed for an IPO. Other firms keep the Linux momentum rolling.

 

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Bankers are looking to help Caldera go public, while some are questioning the plans of start-up LinuxOne, which has filed for an IPO. Other firms keep the Linux momentum rolling.

"We trust that the market itself will be able to discern what's going to be worthwhile and what's not."

- Red Hat spokeswoman Melissa London

 


Caldera seeks IPO help
Linux seller Caldera Systems is out shopping for investment firms to help it with an initial public offering, and sources say the leading contenders are Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Photograph

LinuxOne's IPO filing irks the faithful
update Has newcomer LinuxOne taken the open-source philosophy, under which companies can freely leverage each others' ideas, to a new level?

Red Hat updates Linux OS
update The company says its latest version of Linux includes easy installation, software update information and access, and improved system management capabilities.

Compaq beefs up thin-client offerings
Compaq, a late entrant into the so-called thin-client market, announces two new systems, including one that runs the Linux operating system.