Novell

From the Groklaw Page: IP Innovation LLC has just filed a patent infringement claim against Red Hat and Novell. It was filed October 9, case no. 2:2007cv00447, IP Innovation, LLC et al v. Red Hat Inc. et al, in Texas. Where else? The patent troll magnet state. The first ever patent infringement litigation involving Linux. […]

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Currently Dell only offers Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Suse Novell on Dell Server. Canonical, the company that supports Ubuntu Linux, is trying to work out a deal with hardware vendors such as Dell to make Ubuntu available preinstalled on servers. Ubuntu Desktop from Dell was the first preinstalled mainstream distro for end users. […]

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Steve Ballmer believes that people who use Red Hat Linux have an obligation to compensate Microsoft He has warned users of Red Hat Linux that they will have to pay Microsoft for its intellectual property. SCO tried and failed badly to prove that it owns the intellectual property to Linux. They are facing bankruptcy. Microsoft’s […]

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This is good news for Linux. The Linux Driver Project is focused on creating and maintaining OpenSource Linux kernel drivers for all types of devices. This means hardware vendor might able to sell more devices to Linux users. This project is sponsored by Novell. From the project home page: We are a group of Linux […]

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On May 12, 2003 Sco attacked Linux and other companies. Now U.S. District Court Judge Dale Kimball has ruled that Novell owns Unix’s IP (intellectual property) rights i.e SCO has no rights to use Unix’s IP and Unixware software. This ruling is good news for organizations and end users like you and me who use […]

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Microsoft claims the latest Free Software GPL v3 release has no effect on any of its Linux distribution deals. Microsoft cleared the air July 5 on its obligations to GNU General Public License Version 3 support, declaring it will not provide support or updates for GPLv3 under the deal it penned in November with Novell […]

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Looking for bug fixes and performance improvements, Novell is offering first service pack. I’ve noticed boot speed and other speed improvements. My office presentation laptop has Suse Linux and I’ve update the same :) SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP1 and Virtual Machine Driver Pack contain several innovations, many of which came from direct collaboration with […]

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