Novell Linux Business Shot Up Since Microsoft Deal

Novell’s Linux business has soared 243 percent since last November when the company signed its controversial deal with Microsoft. “The affect on sales year over year, for Novell’s first three quarters of our fiscal year, which ends Oct. 31 — our Linux business was up 243 percent year over year,” said Justin Steinman, director of…

Ubuntu 8.04 LTS “Hardy Heron” to be out in April 2008

The next Ubuntu Linux distribution with long-term support, “Hardy Heron,” Ubuntu 8.04, will be released in April 2008.Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, like Red Hat with Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Novell with openSUSE and SUSE Linux, releases both a community version and a version for businesses or individuals who want to rely…