San Francisco conference brings out the big names
By CNET News.com Staff
The growing influence of the alternative operating system and the open-source software movement is on display at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo, as heavyweights IBM, Sun and Oracle get in on the action, and sworn enemy Microsoft keeps watch.
Standards help Linux avoid Unix fate
Proponents of the open-source operating system aim to create a version certified for government use, despite opposition from Microsoft. An open-source march on city hall
A small but enthusiastic crowd of Linux lovers hits the streets of San Francisco, hoping to trumpet the virtues of open source to lawmakers and voters.
The telecommunications company says it saved $6 million in equipment costs by moving its programmers to Linux computers. Ellison seeks open-source unity
Linux is making inroads against Microsoft, but to become a real threat, there must be a concerted effort to build an open-source alternative to Office, Oracle's CEO says. Sun Unix pioneer jabs open-source
The software maker may have just begun selling its first general-purpose Linux servers, but Sun's chief scientist and a pioneer in designing Unix, voices his doubts. Red Hat, Sun to boost desktop Linux
Red Hat will release a new version of its software for corporate desktops, while Sun will use Linux on its own desktop PCs as a part of a plan to cut real estate costs. Dell services tap Red Hat partnership
The computer maker begins offering new services to help customers install and use Linux, but Red Hat will be doing much of the behind-the-scenes work. Worlds collide in IBM-VA Software deal
VA Software plans to take a step toward the proprietary world by moving its SourceForge repository of open-source projects to a foundation of IBM software.
Sun to name
Big computing flexes Linux muscle
Server sellers bang Linux drum
Open source's new weapon: The law?
Flaw opens door in Windows, Mac, Linux
Study: Linux sales down, but not out