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Wired: Linux IPO Plan Draws Fire

Nov 05, 1999, 15:35 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joanna Glasner)

[ Thanks to Kevin Collins for this link. ]

"Ever since LinuxOne, a tiny Silicon Valley software distributor, filed plans to take its stock public, the company has drawn little but criticism from message boards frequented by Linux faithful.

"In particular, the company has gotten heat for filing an IPO prospectus that critics say is nearly identical to that of Red Hat Software..."

"LinuxOne is trying to distinguish itself with a couple of recent product launches, including a LinuxMac software package targeted for Macintosh users.

"Those moves aren't stopping the critics."

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