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New Novell CEO stresses execution

It's do or die time for Novell. Again. The company changed CEOs last month and will shortly release its latest Linux-based server and desktop software, which will share a common code base and be aimed at making NetWare server rooms into Linux shops while enticing corporate desktop buyers to try the open source technology. All of these efforts are behind the goal of new CEO Ronald Hovsepian -- just two weeks on the job -- to focus Novell on Linux and open source technologies.