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October 25, 2006 at 2:59 PM

Ellison: No Oracle Linux, but we’ll support Red Hat

Larry Ellison today put to rest speculation about Oracle distributing its own version of Linux. Instead the company will offer Red Hat support to its customers.

If Oracle gets the support dollars instead of Red Hat, will Red Hat make enough money to keep improving the software?

Maybe Ellison’s was saying Oracle will distribute a version of Linux eventually, after it has bled Red Hat to death.

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