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Re: Why Microsoft is supporting SUSE

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____/ Kari Laine on Thursday 25 Aug 2011 12:57 : \____

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> As a long time OpenSUSE user I am very pleased with it.
> But I feel someone uneasy to use it because Microsoft has had a contract
> with Novell and now later with Attachmate. I feel that I should not
> support distribution which is in bed with Microsoft.
> I don't like Ubuntu or Fedora. Though I was a RedHat user before they
> renamed the community version to Fedora.
> But why are Microsoft supporting SUSE. I read somewhere that they pumped
> $100 Million to Attachmate. What is their agenda. It surely is not to
> support Linux. Are they trying to move SUSE to compete with RedHat. So
> actually having two leading distros to compete and wipe each other  out.
> Like some USA politician said about Iran, Irak war "It's pity they both
> can't loose".

Microsoft makes money from SUSE (royalties). It wants to make this the standard.

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