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The Slim Possibility That Microsoft's SUSE Deal Could Be Good for Linux

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Well July has come and gone for another year here in the Linux blogosphere, and not a moment too soon. It was a Microsoft-filled month, and that trend continued right up until the very end.

Case in point? Hard on the heels of Redmond's little birthday present to Linux a few weeks ago, the Windows behemoth and SUSE announced last week that they are renewing the years-long patent deal originally signed by Novell (Nasdaq: NOVL) but due to expire next year.

Through the new agreement, specifically, the deal is being extended until 2016, and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) will invest another US$100 million in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server certificates for customers receiving Linux support from SUSE.

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