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Do you want to develop software for Linux, but you're haunted by the thought that those slight differences among Linux distributions will prove the end of you?
Last Aug. 14, I predicted in our cover story "Linux Slugfest" that Caldera and Red Hat would be the only major Linux distributors left standing.
Recent remarks by executives add fuel to anti-Microsoft fire in the Linux developer community
Working in the press room of Linuxworld in New York this month, I found myself checking e-mail on, of all things, a desktop PC running Windows 98.
Linux 2.4.1, which will be available in the near term, will give the operating system its last missing piece: a journaling file system (JFS).
Linux does the heavy lifting, as open-source rolls into selected glasshouses.
Has the time come to suit up with Linux 2.4, walk into your enterprise customer's office, and tell them it's time for Linux?
IBM may be too bullish, but new tools could boost use
Oracle, intel and ibm may be expending a lot of money and resources to lift Linux into enterprise IT shops, but any large commitments from customers remain a well-kept secret.
Spencer F. Katt
What could Microsoft executives have been up to last week as they lurked in the hallways of the Javits Center in New York during the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, pondered the Katt.
Linux 2.4 sports improvements over previous versions, but you'll only benefit from those improvements if you're looking for a business or enterprise server.