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Sair Linux partners with Global Linux Network in Korea

Author: JT Smith

Global Linux Network of Seoul has signed a letter of intent with Sair Linux to become a master distributor of Sair Linux and GNU Certification training and testing materials for the Korean market, notes PRNewsWire.

SuSE Linux breaks new ground with alliances

Author: JT Smith

The appointment of Malcolm Yates as UK Strategic Alliance Manager for SuSE Linux is helping to secure relationships with IBM and other leading hardware and software companies, according to a press release on LinuxPR.

More reports on the Gnome Foundation

Author: JT Smith

Several media outlets are covering the support of the Gnome Foundation from several technology companies. From BBC Online: The Gnome Foundation will “put a common, friendlier face on all the varieties of the Linux and Unix operating systems.”
From InfoWorld: “(Gnome) unifies the existing Unix world,” said Marco Boerries, general manager for desktops at Sun Microsystems. “It’s great for developers and end users, and we need a user environment that’s easy to use, competitive, and gives us the foundation for more than just another desktop environment.”
More coverage from Inter@active Week.

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  • Linux

Vagrant Records, Napster tour features Limp Bizkit

Author: JT Smith

The tour, sponsored by Vagrant Records and Napster, kicks off Aug. 23 in San Diego, according to Business Wire.

Tough competition at the Geek Bowl

Author: JT Smith

Wondering what happens at the Geek Bowl? The San Jose Mercury News features the LinuxWorld event.

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  • Linux

LinuxWorld report: ‘Let’s not contemplate our navels’

Author: JT Smith

RedHerring.com quoting Linus Torvalds in a LinuxWorld roundup: “I used
to worry about Linux becoming too commercial, but I don’t anymore. It
turns out that it’s been very important to see the old-fashioned Linux
community become augmented by the new people. I’d really hate to see
Linux turn into some self-centered, navel-contemplating kind of thing.”

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  • Linux

Sun Microsystems announces wider distribution for Java 2 platform

Author: JT Smith

Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced expanded distribution for the Java 2 platform on the Linux operating system through agreements with SuSE and TurboLinux, reported M2 Communications.

SuSE and Tech Soft America announce marketing partnership

Author: JT Smith

NewsAlert reports, that SuSE Linux AG and Tech Soft America (TSA) have announced an agreement to freely distribute TSA’s HOOPS 3D Application Framework with SuSE’s Linux Operating System.

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Author: JT Smith

MandrakeSoft and OpenSales seal distribution deal

Author: JT Smith

OpenSales, Inc. today announced that its software is now bundled with the packaged Linux-Mandrake 7.1 Complete operating system
from MandrakeSoft, the arrangement provides for the worldwide distribution of the two products, reports Business Wire.