IBM's Linux OS, out there?

By on January 30, 2004, 2:10 AM
Although nobody has been able to smuggle out a single screenshot of the top-secret IBM Linux desktop operating system (OS) often referred to as "Blue Linux" I have friends who have seen it. I am assured that it not only exists, but is being used by large numbers of IBMers. "They are going through a process of eating their own dog food right now," I was told.

The bad news is that the company may sit on the OS for up to two years before actually releasing it. I saw a gossip item about this, and an IBM insider confirmed the self-imposed delay to me.
Can IBM be pushed onto a faster track with this product? Someone had better do that.

Read more: [URL=http://abcnews.go.com/sections/scitech/ZDM/ibm_linux_commentary_pcmag_040129.html]ABC News[/URL].

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...
Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.