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antitachyon - Manalo & Willner OEG ( proudly announces the fourth stable release of SoL - Server optimized Linux
17.00. Website of the SoL - distribution:

SoL 17.00 is a milestone in the SoL - series:

* The ideas and concepts of SoL were consequently enhanced and the requests of the SoL - community all over the whole world were considered in this release. SoL 17.00 is the first of the SoL - releases to be installed with the new installation system SoLIv2, which includes many features such as Software-RAID creation, a quick-install mode for automatic mass-installations and a clear step-by-step installation menu. As usual, with SoL 17.00 a complete and ready-to-use server can be installed within 30 minutes.

* The XML boot-technology for the Linux-system introduced by antitachyon were enhanced and extended by many features.

* The installation system is based on antitachyon's coming diskless Linux-system SoL-diag 2.0, which enables a fast and easy diagnosis of computers. SoL-diag is also ideal for use as a Linux - education - system.

* Bonus material is featured in the SoL-17.00 cdrom for the first time: Three chosen Austrian bands (blended,, and point.venus) present their music on SoL. antitachyon enables the distribution of their work beyond the borders, while this exclusive artwork-material can ideally show some of the multimedia-features of Linux.

* SoL 17.00, as the previous releases of SoL, is designed and optimized for serv and server-administraton.

* The Linux-kernel used in SoL is 2.4.22. The software packages have the latest versions at the time of the SoL 17.00-development. For the first time, the Zope application server and qmail are included in SoL.

About SoL - Server optimized Linux and antitachyon:

SoL - Server optimized Linux is a free Linux-distribution, developed by the Austrian company antitachyon - Manalo & Willner OEG. antitachyon is specialized in developing Open Source software and also offers courses and consulting in this field, as well as for various software-projects. SoL-desktop and SoL-diag another packages beside SoL that were released in the previous year.

Contact Information

antitachyon - Manalo & Willner OEG

Base: Hugogasse 1/2, 1110 Wien, Austria
Linux Competence Center: Holzhausergasse 3/9A, 1020 Wien, Austria
Tel/Fax: +43 (0) 1 2198700