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eWeek: SCO Linux 4 Is Rough Around the Edges but Shows Promise

Jan 08, 2003, 13:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jason Brooks)


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"As much as Linux is pitted against Windows in the popular imagination, Linux has enjoyed perhaps more success supplanting Unix in the enterprise. The SCO Group's SCO Linux 4 (brand-new, despite its enumeration) can provide companies with an effective path to such migrations, particularly at sites that are running SCO's UnixWare.

"Although SCO traces its Linux heritage through Caldera International Inc., SCO Linux 4 is a product of the UnitedLinux effort, which includes Conectiva S.A. and Turbolinux Inc. and is led by SuSE Inc. As a result, SCO Linux 4, which began shipping at the end of November, has a great deal in common with SuSE Linux...

"The benefit for users (and no less for UnitedLinux members) is that independent software vendors that certify their software for one UnitedLinux product assure compatibility for all four member distributions..."

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