New Mandrakeonline easily updates Mandrakelinux systems
Posted on: 07/15/2004 03:13 PM

A press release from Mandrakesoft:

New Mandrakeonline easily updates Mandrakelinux systems

Moreno Valley, CA; Paris, France - July, 15th 2004 - Mandrakesoft today announced the availability of a new update service aimed at helping corporates to keep their systems up-to-date: Mandrakeonline provides a wide range of valuable services for easily taking care of all updates on a range of Mandrakelinux systems, at a low cost.

Mandrakeonline combines advanced built-in Mandrakelinux updating capabilities with a unique online service which provides the following features:

* Perfect system security: Mandrakeonline provides automated software updates including security patches, bug fixes and errata notices. All updates are based on a machine's specific hardware configuration and installed software.

* Notification of updates: Mandrakeonline can alert users on availability of updates by e-mail and by an applet notification on the desktop.

* Automatic updates: With automatic software updates there is no need to worry about manual updating of the Mandrakelinux systems. All networked Mandrakelinux systems can be managed from one Mandrakeprofile and lets the administrator keep a track of the status of all the machines on the network.

* Flexible scheduled updates: The complete history of all updates can be viewed by full log access and a personalized page at

With the new Mandrakeonline, a simple mouse click or a single command is enough to update a Mandrakelinux system with security updates and bug fixes. Updates can be scheduled for a convenient time, such as at night when the computer has sufficient free resources.

"An advanced update service was requested for a long time by Mandrakelinux users. With Mandrakeonline we are offering a service which is efficient, full-featured and also easy-to-use", said François Bancilhon, CEO of Mandrakesoft. He added "We're very confident that Mandrakeonline will be quickly recognized by corporate users as an example of a reference quality-service in this field".

Mandrakeonline is now available to all Mandrakelinux 10.0 users.

Mandrakeonline subscription fee is as low as: 21.95 USD / 19.90 EUR per year.

Mandrakelinux Club Silver Members and above get free and unlimited access to Mandrakeonline.

A full description of Mandrakeonline, including screenshots, are available at:

About Mandrakesoft

Mandrakesoft is the publisher of the popular Mandrakelinux operating system, one of the most full-featured and easy to use Linux systems available. The company offers its enterprise, government and educational customers a complete range of GNU/Linux and Open Source software and related services. Mandrakesoft products are available in more than 120 countries through dedicated channels and also from, the company's online store. Number 1 in several countries, Mandrakesoft has won many awards for quality and technical innovation. "Born on the Internet" in late 1998, Mandrakesoft has offices in the United States and France. Mandrakesoft is traded on Paris Euronext Marché Libre (ISIN Code: FR0004159382/MLMAN; Reuters code: MAKE.PA) and the US OTC market (stock symbol MDKFF).

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