Novell CEO touts Ximian buy Video
At the LinuxWorld Expo in New York, ZDNet's David Berlind talks with Ximian's David Patrick about the company's Evolution software program, which enables Linux to work with software from Microsoft and Sun.
Chris Stone claims that Novell is "changing its stripes" to be "more partner-friendly, developer-friendly and now Linux- and open source-friendly." He talks exclusively with Dan Farber in a Face to Face interview about acquiring open-source developer Ximian and the latest twists in SCO's battle with Linux users.
As Linux makes its move in the big-business arena, the open-source community faces growing pains. Correspondent James Hilliard asks conference-goers at LinuxWorld 2004 in San Francisco for their thoughts on the transition and how it is affecting the development of the open-source landscape.
At the Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco, Novell's Chris Stone scoffs at the SCO Group's legal battle against Novell and other Linux users over Unix copyright claims. He also discusses why companies are embracing open source and moving away from a business model with strictly proprietary software.
At the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco, CNET's Brian Cooley talks with the general manager of RealNetworks' Helix technology, Kevin Foreman, about a new open-source program that's aimed at creating a media player for Linux.
At the O'Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Ore., ZDNet's David Berlind talks with chief technical officer and founder of Ximian, Miguel de Icaza, about the upcoming release of Mono, an open-source version of Microsoft's .Net development framework.
Songbird is a media player and Web browser built from Firefox's engine. Songbird is open-source and supports user-contributed, cross-platform extensions.
In a keynote speech at the LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison touts Linux as a cheap, fast and reliable alternative for the enterprise market.
At OracleWorld in San Francisco, Sun CEO Scott McNealy takes on the competition, touting Java, open-source systems and upcoming low-cost infrastructure software announcements.
Ximian's Nat Friedman talks with News.com's Stephen Shankland about recent developments in Linux desktop software and plans to move users from Windows XP to Linux.