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11/19/2002
UnitedLinux Releases Version 1.0: Industry Leading Technology Providers Sponsor Launch Event

Today the UnitedLinux group announced the release of Version 1.0 of its UnitedLinux product, a standards-based Linux operating system targeted at the business user. UnitedLinux is the result of an industry initiative to streamline Linux development and certification around a global, uniform distribution of Linux. Founding companies of UnitedLinux are Linux industry leaders Conectiva S.A., The SCO Group (NASDAQ:SCOX), SuSE Linux AG, and Turbolinux, Inc. UnitedLinux Version 1.0 is the engine that powers products to be sold by the four companies, each with its own local language support, value-add features, and pricing.

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10/30/2002
UnitedLinux Counts Over 15,000 Downloads of Beta in First Month

From its initial availability on Sept. 23, over 15,000 downloads of the UnitedLinux beta release were initiated, the UnitedLinux group reported today. This figure translates to more than 500 downloads per day - an impressively high rate. UnitedLinux is a standards-based Linux operating system targeted at the business user, the result of an industry initiative to streamline Linux development and certification around a global, uniform distribution of Linux. UnitedLinux founding companies are Linux industry leaders Conectiva S.A., The SCO Group (NASDAQ: SCOX), SuSE Linux AG, and Turbolinux, Inc.

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09/18/2002
UnitedLinux Names Paula Hunter General Manager; Will Offer Open Beta Release on Sept. 23

UnitedLinux, founded by Linux industry leaders Conectiva S.A., The SCO Group, SuSE Linux AG, and Turbolinux, Inc., today announced the appointment of Paula Hunter, an experienced technology executive and consortium leader, as its worldwide general manager. Hunter's appointment is effective immediately. The group also announced the open availability of the beta version of its UnitedLinux product on Sept. 23.

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08/14/2002
UnitedLinux Announces Beta Release

Linux Industry leaders Caldera International, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), Conectiva S.A., SuSE Linux AG, and Turbolinux, Inc., today announced that UnitedLinux will be available as a closed beta product by the end of August to partners of the four founding companies. It is expected to be publicly available in open beta by the end of Q3 2002.

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08/14/2002
UnitedLinux Announces Partner and Developer Participation Program

Membership Levels Outlined for Linux Distributors and Developers

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July 8, 2002
UnitedLinux Announces Support for Intel Itanium 2 Processor

Future UnitedLinux Product to Support Itanium 2

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May 30, 2002
Caldera, Conectiva, SuSE, Turbolinux Partner To Create UnitedLinux, And Produce A Uniform Version Of Linux For Business;

Majority of enterprise system and software vendors including AMD, Borland Software Corporation, Computer Associates, Fujitsu Siemens, Fujitsu Japan, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, NEC, Progress Software, and SAP, support effort to create standard Linux platform.

LINDON, Utah; CURITIBA, Brazil; NUREMBERG, Germany; & BRISBANE, Calif.; May 30, 2002 -- Linux Industry leaders Caldera International, Inc. (Nasdaq:CALD), Conectiva S.A., SuSE Linux AG, and Turbolinux, Inc., today announced the organization of UnitedLinux, a new initiative that will streamline Linux development and certification around a global, uniform distribution of Linux designed for business. UnitedLinux addresses enterprise customers' need for a standard, business-focused Linux distribution that is certified to work across hardware and software platforms, accelerating the adoption of Linux in the enterprise. Under terms of the agreement, the four companies will collaborate on the development of one common core Linux operating environment, called UnitedLinux software. The four partners will each bundle value added products and services with the UnitedLinux operating system and the resulting offering will be marketed and sold by each of the four partners under their own brands.

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September 18, 2002
UnitedLinux Hires General Manager
Todd Weiss, Computerworld

September 16, 2002
Watch Out, Windows
James Gaskin, Nework World

July 25, 2002
UnitedLinux - Investment Security for Users and Providers

June, 2002
Interview: Bob Butler on why the world needs UnitedlLinux

June 26, 2002
Analysts examine UnitedLinux strategy

UnitedLinux COMDEX Press Conference

Audio file of the November 19th, 2002 press conference at COMDEX where the release of Version 1.0 of the UnitedLinux product was announced. Over 150 representatives of the media attended the press conference with general manager Paula Hunter and the UnitedLinux Board of Managers.
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UnitedLinux Media Conference Call

Audio file of the September 18, 2002 press conference with the newly announced general manager Paula Hunter and the UnitedLinux Board of Managers.
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UnitedLinux Media Conference Call

Audio file of the media conference call with the four CEOs of Caldera, Conectiva, SuSE and Turbolinux and major industry players on May, 30, 2002
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Conectiva S.A. The SCO Group SuSE Linux AG Turbolinux, Inc.

Conectiva S.A

The SCO Group

SuSE Linux AG

Turbolinux, Inc.

 
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