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Companies work to ride Linux wave

A number of firms are looking to ride on the momentum built around the Linux operating system, including Lineo, SCO and high-flying reseller Red Hat.

 

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A number of firms are looking to ride on the momentum built around the Linux operating system. Lineo is pushing into gadgets with a number of deals and SCO, once wary of the open source system, now plans to bolster its support.

 


Lineo deals push Linux into gadgets
Start-up Lineo takes major steps forward in its effort to sell Linux software for use in TV set-top boxes and other non-PC devices.

SCO strengthens Linux bid
Santa Cruz Operation will announce the next step in its transformation into a Linux company: an agreement to bolster the help SuSE offers its Linux customers. CNET's Linux Center

Red Hat links Linux with software
update Red Hat unveils new versions of its Linux operating system tuned to work with popular corporate software, the latest step in a quest to find ways for making money from free software.

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Apple, AOL veterans make Linux easy
Veterans of Apple Computer and America Online are setting their sights on the Macintosh equivalent of Linux--in other words, a version of Linux your mother could use.