Microsoft embraces Linux Summary: In a San Francisco press conference on Nov. 2, Ballmer announces Microsoft and Novell will cooperate on getting Suse Linux to work with Windows. November 3, 2006 -- 00:06 GMT (16:06 PST) Loading... Please wait. Topics: Microsoft, Linux, Open Source, Operating Systems Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.