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March 3, 2003 Special Report -- The Linux Uprising Table of Contents



The Linux Uprising

Pecked by Penguins

Commentary: Tech Outfits Should Take Notes

The Big Guys Latch Onto Linux

Red Flags for Red Hat

Next from Open Source: Killer Apps?

Before Linux Is on Every Desktop...

Sun: It's Not "Linux or Nothing"

"Programmers Are Like Artists"








THE LINUX UPRISING
The Linux Uprising
How a ragtag band of software geeks is threatening Sun and Microsoft--and turning the computer world upside down

Pecked by Penguins
So far, Microsoft's attempts to counter the Linux threat have come up short

Commentary: Tech Outfits Should Take Notes

Online Extra: The Big Guys Latch Onto Linux
As the startups struggle or burn out, heavyweights such as IBM, Dell, Oracle, and HP are moving quickly to dominate this new market

Online Extra: Red Flags for Red Hat
Though the Linux sales-and-support outfit has seen strong recent growth, some analysts think the stock is overvalued

Online Extra: Next from Open Source: Killer Apps?
Now, programmers are going beyond operating systems to build business software products based on open code

Online Extra: Before Linux Is on Every Desktop...
...It's more likely to keep making greater strides in single-use areas, such as cash registers, than in consumers' PCs

Online Extra: Sun: It's Not "Linux or Nothing"
CEO Scott McNealy answers those who say the free OS threatens his Unix-based products: "A vote for Linux is a vote for Unix"

Online Extra: "Programmers Are Like Artists"
Linux expert Bruce Perens on the motives of people who work on open-source software -- and the communities it creates




SECURITY NET
Open-Source Security Is Opening Eyes
From out of nowhere in just two years, this once unimaginable segment is gaining credibility, venture-capital backing, and sales (11/19/02)

NEWS ANALYSIS
Business as Usual for Microsoft? Hardly
While the antitrust case is over, Gates's gang faces daunting challenges in maintaining the eye-popping growth investors expect (11/6/02)

COVER STORY/ONLINE EXTRA
McNealy: "Computing Is Ridiculously Complex"
The CEO says Sun's primary challenge is to build systems that are easy and cost-effective for customers to use (11/25/02)

SPECIAL REPORT
Giant Steps for a Software Upstart
Linux is gaining momentum in nearly all corners of computing, and more and better programs now run on it. But will a real business model ever evolve? to use (5/16/02)

SPECIAL REPORT
A Bad, Sad Hollywood Ending?
Open-source software could find itself locked out of a whole industry if the entertainment giants get their way on copyright protection (5/16/02)

SPECIAL REPORT
The Software Counter Culture
Small and midsize businesses such as retailers are starting to latch onto Linux, finding greater productivity and lower costs (5/16/02)

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