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LinuxWorld: Novell Tunes Linux for .Net, Enterprise Desktops

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Novell opened the LinuxWorld Conference here with the introduction April 3 of the beta program for Mono 1.2, its open-source implementation of the Microsoft .Net Framework designed to help corporate IT and ISV developers migrate existing .NET applications to Linux and build new Linux and cross-platform applications.

Novell also announced it is developing a new Linux build service framework and disclosed details about the availability of SUSE Linux 10.1, the newest version of its community Linux distribution.

The OpenSUSE build service is a new Linux build service framework that will simplify the creation of Linux packages for not only SUSE Linux but for any other Linux distribution, and which will become the development platform for future SUSE Linux distributions.

It contains a server back-end and a client front-end.

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In related news:

There's only a handful of people at LinuxWorld Boston on Monday, but I've already heard some of them saying, "Why is everyone talking about virtualization?"

Mea culpa, here at the Ziff Davis family of publications, we've been covering Linux virtualization like paint too.

First off, we had Peter Galli's overview of how Red Hat and Novell are embracing Xen, "LinuxWorld: Virtualization Bake-In Off and Running". That was followed by an interview with VMWare's president Diane Greene and reviews of SWSoft's Virtuozzo for Linux 3.0 and Altiris Software Virtualization Solution 2.0.

So, why are we spending so much time on virtualization?

That Story.

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