Linux and Main: UnitedLinux to Announce New Manager, Perhaps Respond to IBM

“Only two days after it was widely reported that IBM has
established a new and close relationship with Red Hat, UnitedLinux
will hold a news conference Wednesday to announce the appointment
of a new general manager, but perhaps to discuss the IBM-Red Hat
alliance as well…

“It is the question-and-answer section of the program that is
likely to draw the most interest, in light of the announcement of
cozying up between Red Hat and IBM. UnitedLinux was formed when
four distributions, SuSE, Conectiva, Turbolinux, and Caldera (now
the SCO Group) concluded that they could not battle Red Hat
individually. When UnitedLinux was announced at the end of May, IBM
seemed firmly aboard…”

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