Ximian Rolls out the Red Carpet for OperaOct 23, 2001, 15:20 (22 Talkback[s])
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OSLO, Norway-- October 23, 2001--Opera Software ASA, the developer of the Opera Web browser, the fastest browser on earth, today announced that it has joined with Ximian, Inc., the leading open-source desktop company, to deliver its Opera for Linux Web browser through the Ximian Red Carpet Program. Red Carpet is a software management solution that efficiently and securely keeps Linux and UNIX systems up-to-date.
Through the Red Carpet Program, the Opera for Linux Web browser has a direct connection to hundreds of thousands of Ximian desktop customers who use Red Carpet to install, maintain and update the software on their Linux computers.
"Red Carpet's intuitive end-user design and broad support for different Linux distributions makes it an exciting solution for Operas users, said Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO of Opera Software ASA. "
Opera Software ASA is among the first participants in the Red Carpet Partner Program.
"Opera for Linux is an innovative browser, and we are pleased to have Opera join the Red Carpet Program, said David Patrick, president and CEO of Ximian. Operas unique surfing experience, combined with Ximian Red Carpets growing library of software, expands a complete software solution for the Linux desktop."
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