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CNET News.com: Linux-on-Itanium effort gets more backing

Dec 09, 1999, 21:57 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"A coalition of firms aiming to make the Linux operating system work on Intel's upcoming Itanium chip is getting bigger, with the addition of the four biggest Linux sellers, sources said."

"Leading Linux seller Red Hat won a place in the coalition, dubbed Trillian, when it acquired software development toolmaker Cygnus Solutions in November. Soon it will be joined by Caldera Systems, TurboLinux and SuSE, the three other largest sellers of the Unix-like operating system, sources familiar with the plan said."

"The Trillian project is a big factor in the future success of Linux..."

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