From:"Open Magazine" <>
Subject: Is UnitedLinux an ACE in the hole?
Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2002 19:54:01 EDT
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With all the buzz over UnitedLinux and the deal between Germany and IBM
to promote Linux as an alternative OS within all levels of the German
government, MontaVista strategist Bill Weinberg deals a challenging
assessment of what each player brings to the table of a unified
LSB-compliant distribution. In this week's "United Colors of Linux," he
assesses the alliance's full impact on buyers and developers by looking
at the fame, fortune, or lack thereof of each of the four UnitedLinux
players, Caldera, Conectiva, SuSE, and Turbolinux.

No strangers to the Open Source spirit of sharing knowledge and pooling
research efforts, HP and seven outstanding institutions in the
scientific and technical community have banded together to advance 
Linux to be all that it can be-quickly. We speak to an executive from
the Gelato Federation's backer, HP, about its plans for the 64-bit

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