Free Standards Group launches Linux standardization project

Posted by tadelste on Oct 20, 2005 12:12 AM EDT
TechSpot; By Derek Sooman
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A new project has been launched by the Free Standards Group in order to promote standardization of desktop Linux distributions. The aim of the standardization is to widen the adoption of Linux as a desktop operating system. The group has launched the LSB Desktop Project, which has been adopted by all the major Linux distributors.

As well as distributors Red Hat, Novell, Mandriva, Linspire, and Xandros, LSB Desktop Project members also include IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Intel on the hardware side, as well as Adobe Systems, RealNetworks, and Trolltech on the software side.

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