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XOsoft releases beta version of WANSync™ for the Linux platform - The Federal Reserve Board first to evaluate WANSync for Linux as expansion to current WANSync deployment

New York, NY, September 3, 2003 - XOsoft, a leading provider of Business Continuity software solutions, today announced that it has released a new beta version of WANSync for the Linux platform. WANSync, which until recently supported Windows and SunOS-based platforms, is a state-of-the-art WAN-based application integrity and availability solution. WANSync ensures seamless availability by synchronizing entire application and database servers to remote replicas, and keeping them fresh and available with continuous, real-time replication. With the new beta release, the same level of business continuity can now be attained in Linux-based environments.

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HONG KONG, 11 August 2003 - ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd., the leading Linux-based software and solutions developer, today announced the immediate availability of ShaoLin HA Cluster support for the latest Intel Itanium 2 processor. This clustering solution will deliver an enterprise-class and highly scalable platform for the most compute intensive and mission critical business applications.

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Lycoris unveiled its new OS for the tablet PC, Desktop/LX Tablet Edition, into the hands of tablet manufacturers and resellers this week. Seen as a giant step into a new market for the Linux software company responsible for the award winning Desktop/LX OS, Tablet Edition gives OEMs and vertical markets access to an inexpensive operating system capable of running on the Tablet PC platform. “For example, a retailer can now opt for the less expensive Desktop/LX Tablet Edition on their tablets and save over $100 per unit on the floor,” remarks Jason Spisak, Vice President of Market Development of Lycoris,.“and that directly affects the bottom line.”

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I received the following press release from ShaoLin Microsystems:

ShaoLin Aptus and Win4Lin Deliver the Most Resource-Efficient and Manageable Linux Desktop Solution

(Hong Kong and Austin, Texas – 9 June 2003) – ShaoLin Microsystems and NeTraverse today announced that the two companies have significantly expanded their alliance to deliver a bundling package of ShaoLin Aptus and Win4Lin. It is addressing enterprise customers' needs for highly efficient and manageable Linux desktop system solution, which enables Windows-based applications running on Intel-based Linux desktop with low investment and centralized management.

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Codeweavers has released CrossOver Office Version 2.0:

ST. PAUL, MN-(April 22nd, 2003)-CodeWeavers, Inc., the leading Windows®-to-Linux® software developer, announced today the release of CrossOver Office Version 2.0, now enabling Linux users to run Microsoft Office XP*, Adobe Photoshop® 7, and Microsoft Access without the need for a Windows emulator or OS license. In addition, the new release will accommodate double-byte languages, allowing Japanese, Chinese, and Korean versions of Windows applications to operate under CrossOver Office.

CrossOver Office, introduced in 2002, has become a highly popular solution for individuals and organizations wanting to run key Windows applications in the Linux operating environment. In addition to Office XP, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Access, CrossOver Office supports Lotus Notes; Intuit's Quicken; Microsoft Outlook®*, Visio®, and Internet Explorer; and more.

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I received the following press release about new Linux printer drivers:

CANON U.S.A. AND CODEHOST ANNOUNCE FULL FEATURE LINUX AND UNIX PRINTING FOR imageRUNNER, CLC, AND WIDE FORMAT DEVICES

Extensive Document Finishing Capabilities Now Available for Linux and Unix Users

LAKE SUCCESS, NY and CULVER CITY, CA - April 21, 2003 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), and industry leader in networked imaging solutions, and Codehost Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for manufacturers within the printing and imaging markets, today announced the availability of Codehost’s BrightQ™ suite of Linux and Unix-based printing tools for use with specific models of Canon’s imageRUNNER line of multi-function devices, CLC Color Laser Copier/Printers, and wide format printers.

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I received the following press release from ShaoLin Microsystems:

The Easiest and Low-Cost High Availability Solution for Business Continuance

(HONG KONG, 27 March 2003) - ShaoLin Microsystems Ltd., the leading Linux-based software and solutions developer, today announced the launch of its ShaoLin HA Cluster, the first HA (High-Availability) software developed in Hong Kong. Targeting for enterprises, ShaoLin HA Cluster is the easiest and transparent cluster solution which transforms Linux operating system and all applications into high-availability, in turns creates reliable computing systems for business-critical applications with optimum uptime.

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Altadena, CA and Paris, France; March 14th 2003 -- MandrakeSoft today announced the release of Mandrake Linux 9.0 for Opteron® processors based on AMD 64-bit technology.

This version of Mandrake Linux 9.0 for Opteron® processors has been made available to MandrakeSoft's partners and is also available on several public FTP mirrors. Hardware vendors and other potential integrators are invited to contact MandrakeSoft at hardware@mandrakesoft.com to test the product or to receive certification.

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MandrakeSoft Press has released a new Mandrake Linux book:

To meet the growing demand for high-quality Linux documentation, MandrakeSoft is proud to introduce the "The Definitive Guide to Using Mandrake Linux", a comprehensive new book that provides in-depth coverage of the latest version of the highly regarded Mandrake Linux 9.0 distribution.

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Schwäbisch Hall builds IT infrastructure based on SuSE Linux and IBM Servers

The German city of Schwäbisch Hall (population 36,000) will build its IT infrastructure entirely on SuSE Linux - replacing a more costly Windows installation.

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The KDE Project today announced the immediate release of KOffice 1.2.1. KOffice is an integrated office suite for KDE which utilizes open standards for data formats, component communication and component embedding. KOffice 1.2.1 constitutes the most stable and feature-complete release of KOffice to date, and the KOffice team encourages all users of earlier KOffice releases to upgrade to KOffice 1.2.1.

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Just received a press release about a new Apache module:

Now, you can develop and host distributed applications on your Apache server with iConductor™

iConductor is a new Apache server module that allows you to develop and host distributed applications on your Apache server. Through its unique Variable Management System and extensible tags, iConductor provides the robust power required for today’s electronic business systems.

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Just received the follow press release from Wrox:

Announce - Professional Apache Tomcat -ISBN 186100773 released by Wrox Press Ltd

From the Publisher
This book is for professionals working with Java web applications. It assumes a certain knowledge of the JSP and Servlet technologies, but only from an administrator's point-of-view. Knowledge of databases, XML, HTML, networking, and general administrative techniques is also assumed.

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Wrox has published a new PHP4 book:

Professional PHP4 Multimedia Programming will cover a broad range of information relating to some of the most popular PHP4 extension libraries, specifically the ones that can be used to create, modify or deliver multimedia content- Ming, Ming with ActionScript,GD,PDFLib and FDF.The focus multimedia libraries gives the book a common thread running through it - sort of a \'different technologies, common theme\' type thing.

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A press release from TransGaming:

August 19, 2002. Toronto, ON/Sugar Land, TX. TransGaming Technologies and TimeGate StudioTM announced today the launch of the award-winning PC game series, KOHAN, on Linux. Linux gamers can now purchase and download individual titles or the entire KOHAN series from TransGaming's Web Store at http://www.transgaming.com/webstore.php that include: "KOHAN: Immortal Sovereigns", "KOHAN: Ahriman's Gift" and "KOHAN: Immortal Sovereigns - Special Awards Edition."

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Xbox Linux 0.1 has been released:

"Today the Xbox Linux project (http://xbox-linux.sourceforge.net/) announced that it had succeeded in fully booting Linux on the Microsoft(R) Xbox(TM) Gaming System."

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CodeWeavers has released a new version of CrossOver Office:

"With Version 1.2, CodeWeavers is officially supporting both Intuit's Quicken and Microsoft Visio, in addition to the already-supported Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and IBM Lotus Notes. CrossOver Office, CodeWeavers' hugely popular software solution, allows Linux users to install and operate popular Windows software on their PCs without the Windows operating system. Also new to CrossOver Office 1.2 are a number usability enhancements designed to make the Windows application user experience smoother, faster, and more convenient."

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I just received a press release about a new open source web service book from Wrox:

Professional Open Source Web Services Book Published

Web Services is a new paradigm and probably one of the most discussed subjects amongst the IT solution providers. It is a simple concept that enables grand integration of various blocks of existing web infrastructure. It uses XML based messaging standards like SOAP, WSDL, UDDI which will provide solutions to the industry for many more years.