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LinuxPR: MacMillan Owns Retail Market With Linux-Mandrake OS

Jul 26, 2000, 19:57 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Distributor and Publishing Partners Continue to Gain Market Dominance."

"According to the most recent PC Data information, Macmillan's software product, Linux-Mandrake Complete 7.0, leads the business category in units sold at retail (http://www.pcdata.com) year-to-date. The Macmillan/MandrakeSoft duo have sold approximately 28,600 units at retail, with the closest competing title selling nearly 5,000 units less (Red Hat Linux 6.1) than Linux-Mandrake Complete 7.0."

"Macmillan USA and MandrakeSoft own five of the top 20 selling Linux skus, with products including Complete Linux 7.0, Complete Linux 6.5, Linux for Windows, Deluxe Linux 7.0, and Deluxe Linux 6.5. These products are most noted for their ease-of-use and their technical range, addressing each segment of the Linux market--from individual enthusiasts to SoHo users to high-end professionals."

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