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GPL, not Linux violations found by Welte

Our own Stephen Shankland has a story out illustrating the continuing confusion over the word Linux. The story is that Harald Welte, who runs the GPL Violations Project, found 13 hardware companies at CeBIT who were violating the GPL of GNU-Linux by not releasing code based on it.

March 16, 2005 by

Debian bangs drum for mission-critical apps

Debian, a free distribution of the Linux operating system, is better suited to mission-critical applications than rival commercial distributions, one of the distribution's developers claimed on Friday. Debian developer Michael Meskes told the Linux Forum in CeBIT that because Debian is run independently as a volunteer organisation it has a number of benefits over alternative Linux distributions that are managed by companies.

March 13, 2005 by

Linux watch counts down to launch

The latest prototype of IBM's WatchPad--a wristwatch that runs the Linux operating system--will be on show at the CeBIT next week. But there’s still no shipping date for the gadget.

March 8, 2002 by

MS Office for Linux?

Even as rumors circulate at the CeBIT trade show in Germany that Microsoft (MSFT) is planning a version of Microsoft Office for Linux, the company is denying the report. Story to follow.

February 23, 2000 by

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