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PRNewswire: Adobe Announces Initial Support for Linux Platform

Dec 15, 1999, 15:58 (21 Talkback[s])

"With the Linux operating system gaining momentum as a significant platform for helping companies build their Internet infrastructures, Adobe Systems...announced its initial support for Linux(R). Beginning in the first quarter of 2000 Adobe will offer a Linux version of Adobe(R) Acrobat(R) Distiller(R) software. Starting today Adobe customers can download a beta version of Adobe FrameMaker(R) software for Linux from the Adobe.com Web site."

"Adobe monitors its markets closely to keep apprised of customer trends and requirements, and we've seen a growing interest among our customers in the adoption of the Linux operating system," said Bruce Chizen, Adobe's executive vice president of Worldwide Products and Marketing. "As we seize new opportunities to provide solutions that can be easily scaled to take advantage of the Web, we are encouraged that Linux seems to have potential as an alternative platform for our customers."

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