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InfoWorld: SuSE launches latest Linux release

Jul 23, 1999, 21:14 (17 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Douglas F. Gray)

"Some of the features of the upgrade, SuSE Linux 6.2, include Linux kernel 2.2.10, as well as updated versions of the Apache open-source HTTP server, GIMP (GNU image manipulation program),and sendmail. The new version of the X Windows interface, XFree86 3.3.4, which was released on Wednesday, is also included in the package."

"The complete package... is available as 1,300 applications on six CDs..." include[s] VMware 1.0, a shareware program that lets users run applications for MS-DOS, FreeBSD, and Microsoft's Windows and NT on Linux... RealPlayer 5.0... StarOffice 5.1 office suite... WordPerfect 8 and Netscape's Communicator 4.61.

"The distribution also includes the beta version of IBM's speech-recognition program, ViaVoice."

"The German and English International editions of SuSe Linux. 6.2 will begin shipping on August 9..."

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