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Linux distributor

An organization that offers the Linux operating system as a download or on CD-ROM or DVD. See Linux distribution and Linux.
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In fact, while most hardware vendors choose to partner with more than one Linux distributor (to cover local geographies and specific verticals), Red Hat is always the first name on the partner list.
The company also warned that its distribution relationship with Japanese vendor Livedoor Co Ltd could also be placed in danger by Livedoor's recent acquisition of Japanese Linux distributor Turbolinux.
1 percent share of the Linux market in China, surpassing other local and international Linux distributors.
com's name infringes its Windows trademark and has been operating a long-running campaign to secure injunctions against the Linux distributor.
As well as its court case with IBM Corp for misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract, SCO is also in litigation with Linux distributor Red Hat Inc, which filed a complaint against SCO's strategy in August 2003, and has threatened to launch legal action against Novell Inc if the network software vendor goes ahead with its acquisition of Linux distributor SuSE Linux AG.
11 /PRNewswire/ -- Novell has debuted as the sole Linux distributor in a major ranking of technology suppliers for the retail sector.
Novell announced on November 4 that it will pay $210m for commercial Linux distributor SuSE, setting out its stall in the Linux space in the hope that it can turn its strength from a vendor of network operating system and security software into an open source powerhouse.
Novell is the only Linux distributor to have this level of global capability," said Mike Lyons, vice president, Novell Global Support and Services.
Linux distributor SuSE Linux AG has updated its Openexchange Server messaging platform with increased functionality support for Microsoft Corp's Outlook client.
Commercial Linux distributor SuSE AG will today announce that it will begin shipping a cut-down version of its SuSE Linux Enterprise 8 software aimed specifically at small and midsized businesses.
Turbolinux is the first Linux distributor to complete an IPO in Asia-Pacific.
Fellow Linux distributor Red Hat Inc is also said to be developing versions of its Enterprise Linux for IBM's p-, i- and zSeries servers, although those are yet to see the light of day.