"Linux services company Linuxcare has forged a deal with IBM to
customize Caldera's OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4 for two new IBM
Thinkpads, potentially raising the viability of the alternative
operating system in the mainstream notebook marketplace."
"Under the deal, Linuxcare, San Francisco, will optimize and
certify the Caldera build and provide technical support. The
Thinkpads will be pre-loaded with Caldera, but users can opt for
other distributions, including Red Hat, SuSE or
"The arrangement, which company officials said was worth at
least $100,000, is a significant shot in the arm for Linuxcare,
which has suffered from the general downturn afflicting Linux
companies. In addition, Linuxcare has recently undergone a
management shakeup, is searching for a new CEO, and has delayed a
planned initial public offering under the symbol LXCR."
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