Linux-Watch: LSB 3.1 Unifies Linux Desktop Standards

“The Free Standards Group (FSG) will unveil Linux Standard Base
3.1, the first LSB version to include explicit Linux desktop
application support, April 25 at the Desktop Linux Summit in San
Diego. The standard has already been endorsed by Linux leaders Red
Hat and Novell, along with other major Linux players such as AMD,
Asianux, CA, Dell, HP, IBM, Intel, Mandriva, RealNetworks, Red
Flag, and Turbolinux, according to the FSG.

“The first LSB 3.1 certified desktop distribution is expected to
come from Xandros, on May 1st. Other major Linux distributors such
as Red Hat, Novell, Ubuntu, the DCC Alliance members, and others
also plan to certify their versions of Linux to LSB 3.1, FSG