Update: Real Announces Red Hat and SUSE/Novell Deals
Jun 28, 2004, 13:45 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Jaques)
VNUnet: Red Hat Adds Helix Player to Desktop
"Red Hat has signed a deal with RealNetworks that will see the
Linux firm bundle the open source Helix Player with its desktop
"Under the terms of the agreement Red Hat will also offer a free
upgrade to RealPlayer 10 for Linux to its customers on their
initial installation of the Red Hat Desktop when the player is
available later this summer..."
Yahoo! News: RealNetworks Signs Distribution Agreement with
"In an expansion of partners distributing the award-winning
RealPlayer 10, RealNetworks, Inc. today announced that users of
Novell's next Linux desktop will be able to enjoy popular business,
educational and entertainment content on the Internet using
RealPlayer. Novell has agreed to make the RealPlayer 10 for Linux
the default media player for RealAudio, RealVideo, Ogg Vorbis and
Theora codecs. Additionally, Novell is contributing resources to
help qualify RealPlayer on its Linux desktop.
"These new agreements with Linux development partners, Novell
and Red Hat, complement existing agreements with Sun Microsystems
and Turbolinux, establish RealPlayer and Helix Player as the new
standard for audio and video on the Linux desktop..."