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Network World Fusion: Grass-roots effort pulls SGI toward Linux

Jan 18, 1999, 13:59 (1 Talkback[s])

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"programmers inside and outside the company have been banging away, bringing the free, open source operating system to an array of SGI server and workstation"

"SGI seems to be making all the right Linux moves, but the company is reluctant to talk about them. In fact, SGI seems oddly defensive, and sometimes ambivalent, about its Linux efforts."

"The company has worked for two and a half years with Microsoft on high-end graphics, and a bold Linux pronouncement could jeopardize that relationship, some observers say."

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