"There's a new software delivery mechanism available for Linux
developers these days. It's called InstallShield X. It's pronounced
InstallShield Ten, by the way, like Mac OS X. Although
InstallShield is known primarily as a Windows market player, it has
provided tools for Unix and Linux for years with its Multiplatform
version. InstallShield X integrates what once was a separate
offering into its flagship product.
"NewsForge had the opportunity recently to visit with Bob
Corrigan, the product manager for InstallShield X, and Gerold
Franke, InstallShield public relations, to discuss their new push
into the Linux space, the obstacles they face in that market, and
the consequences of their recent purchase by Macrovision on their
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