Linux marches on

Posted by dcparris on Nov 16, 2005 12:32 PM EDT
Business Week; By Steve Hamm
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It's easy to lose track of what's going on with Linux. That's due in part to the almost total lack of marketing hype. The kernel crew, led by Linus Torvalds, just keeps working away quietly in the background. Red Hat and Novell keep racking up strong revenue gains but don't spend much on advertising. And the big tech players, such as IBM, HP, and Dell, would actually prefer it if customers bought their proprietary and higher-margin products.

[Ed: Those penguinistas will sneak up on you if you're not careful! - dcparris]

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