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CNET TurboLinux unveils system for Intel's Itanium chip

Mar 16, 2000, 21:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"TurboLinux has become the first company to release a test version of the increasingly popular Linux operating system for Intel's delayed Itanium chip."

"The version, at this point a very raw collection of the Linux kernel along with bundled software and a less inconvenient installation, is significant for companies who want to move their software to Linux and Intel's future flagship chip design."

"Although TurboLinux was the first, it likely won't be alone for long. The other major Linux sellers--Red Hat, SuSE and Caldera Systems--are expected to come out with their own versions soon."

"Even Microsoft is paying attention; it was one of the companies that downloaded the TurboLinux OS, said Lonn Johnston, TurboLinux vice president of corporate communications."

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