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Open Source History: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of VA Linux

Sep 16, 2015, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])

What's the most successful company in open source history? Red Hat (RHT) and Canonical would probably top most people's lists. By one measure, however, VA Linux is far and away the most explosively popular Linux company to ever exist. That's if you measure success based on the highest value of its stock, which peaked and then fell dramatically 16 years ago.

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