PC Magazine: IBM's Blue Linux on the Desktop
Jan 29, 2004, 18:00 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John C. Dvorak)
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"Although nobody has been able to smuggle out a single
screenshot of the top-secret IBM Linux desktop OS--often referred
to as Blue Linux--I have friends who have seen it. I am assured
that it not only exists, but is being used by large numbers of
IBMers. 'They are going through a process of eating their own dog
food right now,' I was told.
"The bad news is that the company may sit on the OS for up to
two years before actually releasing it. I saw a gossip item about
this, and an IBM insider confirmed the self-imposed delay to me.
Can IBM be pushed onto a faster track with this product? Someone
had better do that..."