Forbes: Linux, now an asset for Microsoft Summary: Has Linux been helping Microsoft close deals? By Chris Jablonski for Between the Lines | September 8, 2004 -- 09:19 GMT (02:19 PDT) Follow @ZDNet Has Linux been helping Microsoft close deals? Topic: Operating Systems Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.