Linked by ddc_ on Thu 2nd Feb 2012 23:22 UTC
Slackware, Slax There are different reasons people use Unix-like operating systems, including configurable, availability free of charge, powerful command line interface an many more. Some people are motivated by the moral issue: they reject non-free software. Specifically for such users Free Software Foundation developed Guidelines for Free System Distributions and created the list of absolutely free ("as in freedom") distributions. In this article we are going to look at the most recent entry on the list - Parabola GNU/Linux.
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RE[3]: Rant
by Vanders on Fri 3rd Feb 2012 19:03 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Rant"
Vanders
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This is essentially what Oracle are doing with Unbreakable Linux, sell a RHEL but rebadged at a lower cost.


Oracle aren't exactly hurting RHEL. I've yet to run into anyone who's actually using Unbreakable Linux, let alone considering switching from RHEL to Unbreakable.

The whole thing is setup so you can't make a profit.


Sure thing.

http://investors.redhat.com/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=559647

Fourth quarter revenue of $245 million, up 25% year-over-year
Fourth quarter subscription revenue of $209 million, up 24% year-over-year
For the full year, total revenue was $909.3 million, an increase of 22% over the prior year

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