Compaq has teamed up with Linux distributor Red Hat to certify Red Hat 6.0 for its DeskPro line of workstations, making it the first major vendor to support Linux on the desktop. The design and development agreeement will focus on increasing performance, ease of installation and user-friendliness of Linux on Alpha and Intel servers and desktop PCs, as well as expanding interoperability with Compaq's Tru64 Unix, formerly Digital Unix.
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Spitzer Space Telescope could not spot Oumuamua, suggesting that it is actually pretty small
Greenland crater one of the 25 largest impact craters on Earth
This long-sought progenitor star was identified in an image captured by Hubble in 2007