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Tucows Linux News: Linux on the CeBIT 2000

Mar 03, 2000, 00:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bjoern Ganslandt)

"Every year in the last days of February, the CeBIT is held in Hanover, Germany. It's the worlds biggest (Yes you heard right) computer/technologie fair. Of course there is also a lot of (more or less) new Linux stuff. I went there and looked out for everything which had a tux on it."

"The first Linux-related exhibitor I saw was SAP. They presented R3 for Linux and a certified version of Redhat 6.1. The R3 interface was based on QT. R3 is a software that helps to manage/optimize businesses. They also offered me a free demo CD, but since R3 needs at least 256 MB RAM and I only have 128, it wouldn't work anyway."

"Lotus presented Domino for Linux and you could get a little reflecting plastic tux. Corel had a gigantic presentation of Corel Linux. The also showed Wordperfect 8.0 for Linux and had a computer running GraphOn bridges, a remote access software for Linux/WinNT/Unix etc.."

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