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The changing face of the Linux world

As Linux makes its move in the big-business arena, the open-source community faces growing pains. Correspondent James Hilliard asks conference-goers at LinuxWorld 2004 in San Francisco for their thoughts on the transition and how it is affecting the development of the open-source landscape.

August 4, 2004 by in Linux

Red Hat chief addresses patents, competition

As developers gather for LinuxWorld, Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik sits down for a Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber and CNET reporter Stephen Shankland. Szulik denies that Red Hat's aim is to be the Microsoft of open source--whose community, he says, is alive and well.

August 2, 2004 by in Linux

Novell comes clean on Ximian and SCO

Chris Stone claims that Novell is "changing its stripes" to be "more partner-friendly, developer-friendly and now Linux- and open source-friendly." He talks exclusively with Dan Farber in a Face to Face interview about acquiring open-source developer Ximian and the latest twists in SCO's battle with Linux users.

August 5, 2003 by in Linux

IBM has designs on Linux PDA

ZDNet's David Berlind talks to IBM's Jay Lowe about the company's plan to offer a PDA blueprint using its 405 low-power processor. IBM hopes the reference design will spur development of Linux-powered handhelds.

January 30, 2003 by in Mobility

Linux lands on laptops

Global Exchange Services CEO Harvey Seegers tells CNET Radio's Brian Cooley and ZDNet's Dan Farber about the changes in his company since being spun off by General Electric and names the three

January 23, 2003 by in Linux

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