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Inside Microsoft's landmark Novell deal

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SUSE Just two days before Microsoft and Novell signed a controversial deal in 2006, the two sides still hadn't figured out a way to make peace over Linux without violating the licensing terms that govern the open-source operating system.

I love openSUSE

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SUSE I’m a convert from Ubuntu, after several years with that distribution of Linux, and the difference between Ubuntu 8.10 and OpenSuse 11.1 is night and day.

Novell’s SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Netbook Surprise

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SUSE Novell has found a creative way to put Netbooks and SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 in the hands of IT managers and channel partners — even with Microsoft sitting in the same room.

What's the point of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server?

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SUSE If you look at the enterprise server operating system market, there's Microsoft's Windows server platform, there's the UNIX platform and there's Linux. What's needed is good strong competition between the platforms, resulting in robust systems with the features that enterprises want.

Novell's SUSE Linux futures

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blogs.computerworld: Novell is in trouble. As Novell CFO Dana Russell said during the recent earnings call, "Our Linux business is dependent on large deals, which may result in some fluctuations of our quarterly invoicing. Moving ahead, Novell plans on reducing the prices of its products.

Bad update! BAD!

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SUSE On Monday evening, just before calling it a night, I decided to attend to that little 'updates available my OpenSUSE 11.1 notebook. There were half a dozen updates, one of them being a kernel update, which doesn't happen too often.

OpenSuse's Kiwi-LTSP: Easy Thin Client Server - Snake Oil or Fountain of Youth?

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SUSE IT solutions companies have been generating lots of buzz regarding thin clients basically since the early 1990s, but have yet to really penetrate into many suitable environments.

RadeonHD Driver Takes A Blow In Novell Layoffs

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SUSE Due to the tough economic conditions around the world, Novell last month began slashing some of their workforce. As a major blow to the development of the open-source ATI graphics stack, one of the key RadeonHD driver developers has been lost.

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