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E-Commerce Times: The End of Linux Hysteria?

May 09, 2000, 19:35 (0 Talkback[s])
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"2000 could be the year that Linux comes fully into its own, as rising corporate adoption and intensifying media attention brought on by the Microsoft antitrust case have helped to push the open-source operating system into the number two position in world OS sales."

"Until recently, it seemed that investors who were searching for a company with a viable free software-based business model had found a superstar in Linuxcare, Inc., a services and solutions provider backed by venture capital powerhouse Kleiner Perkins."

"As the company apparently fell into a tailspin of executive departures and rank and file layoffs, the E-Commerce Times spoke with co-founder and CTO Dave Sifry, who said that the recent highly publicized problems are nothing more than a part of the growing process."

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