October 4, 2002

Tech Firms Try to Stay Nimble


The increasing popularity of the Linux operating system is one example. The free operating system has become a standard on servers and is starting to appear on desktop PCs as well -- including in a new line of $199 PCs available at Wal-Mart.

Sun announced last week that it will start marketing computers that run Linux, rather than Solaris, the version of the Unix operating system that made the company a fortune during the tech boom."

Link: Washington Post

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