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Latching on to Linux

Linux has sprung into a Net-based software phenomenon, with a 212-percent growth rate that outpaces Windows NT, NetWare, and Unix.

Linux has sprung into a Net-based software phenomenon, with a 212-percent growth rate that outpaces Windows NT, NetWare, and Unix. And with a new software maker pledging Linux support every week, analysts say the free operating system source code is becoming a legitimate competitor to Windows NT.

Linux market share leaps 212%
The growth rate outpaces Windows NT, NetWare, Unix, and all other server computer operating systems, according to a new study.

Informix readies Linux database, tools
update The firm offers a version of its flagship Dynamic Server database on Linux, along with tools intended to get corporate developers up and running on the open source operating system.

WordPerfect jumps on Linux bandwagon
update Corel releases a free Linux version of its word processor application as it looks to boost the once-dominant product.