In the ’80s and most of the ’90s, Novell ruled the roost for PC network operating systems. In fact, a term was coined, NOS (network operating system) to describe Novell’s flagship product. But the Redmond juggernaut eventually overcame Novell’s efforts. Novell shops still exist, but they’re getting to be few and far between. As Microsoft consolidated its gain in servers, Novell’s Linux began to make inroads on what had seemed to be secure territory. Also, Beagle 0.0.3 was released today (screenshot).