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Novell and Ximian A demonstration of the next release of Novell's Linux for desktops drew cheers and applause Wednesday, although the final version of the software is not expected for some months. Nat Friedman, the company's vice president of Linux desktop engineering, showed Novell Linux Desktop 10 playing videos and MP3 music files, and exchanging music and photos with an iPod and a digital camera, in a keynote presentation at the Solutions Linux conference and trade show on the outskirts of Paris.
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RE[4]: Novell Shows Off
by thebluesgnr on Thu 2nd Feb 2006 01:19 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Novell Shows Off"
thebluesgnr
Member since:
2005-11-14

"Bull, there are lots of Linux distributions with support for MP3 out of the box which you don't have to pay anything for. The biggest one goes by the name Mandriva (yes in the no cost version too), and there are several others. "

It's a patent violation in the US.

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RE[5]: Novell Shows Off
by superstoned on Thu 2nd Feb 2006 10:07 in reply to "RE[4]: Novell Shows Off"
superstoned Member since:
2005-07-07

a US problem, and US's citizen's fault. i don't care about the US or their stupid patent system, i live in the Netherlands.

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RE[6]: Novell Shows Off
by thebluesgnr on Thu 2nd Feb 2006 13:57 in reply to "RE[5]: Novell Shows Off"
thebluesgnr Member since:
2005-11-14

It doesn't matter if you care about the US, but many of these companies do care about it.

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