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Wired: Caldera Eyes Linux, IPO

“Setting its sights on the world of handhelds and set-top boxes,
Caldera on Tuesday announced a name change for its embedded Linux
division.

“Caldera Thin Clients is now Lineo, said Bryan Sparks, CEO of
the privately held Lindon, Utah, software publisher. Lineo’s
Embedix software, based on Caldera’s OpenLinux program, is a small
footprint operating system for non-PC devices.”

“Sparks said the company is considering rolling out the new
entity as an initial public offering…”

“We have the opportunity to get big pretty quick,” Sparks
said.”

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