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LinuxPR: Linux for Astronomy - New release

Jul 02, 2000, 20:55 (0 Talkback[s])

"The Random Factory (Tucson AZ) announces the availability of the latest product in the "Linux for Astronomy" series."

"The new release of Linux for Astronomy includes over 3Gb of Astronomical software precompiled for the Linux (x86) operating system. Applications include a wealth of general purpose image and signal processing tools, as well as the state-of-the-art algorithms in use at observatories and universities worldwide. Facilites for processing the data products of the major space-based instruments (Hubble Space Telescope, EUV, Einstein, ROSAT, IUE, etc) are also included."

"A 2 cdrom set, this release contains the largest collection of Astronomical software for -any- operating system. All the applictions are prebuilt for Linux (x86). The RPM packaging format is used to support a variety of installation methods. Applications are automatically integrated into the KDE/GNOME desktop menu systems."

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