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BW: VA Linux Systems' SourceForge Now Hosts Over 6,000 Open Source Projects

Jul 06, 2000, 18:46 (0 Talkback[s])

"VA Linux Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:LNUX), the expert provider of Linux and Open Source solutions for the Web, today announced that SourceForge, the world's largest Open Source development center, now hosts over 6,000 software projects and 40,000 registered users, at a current growth rate of 23 percent per month."

"Since its official launch on January 4, 2000, SourceForge (sourceforge.net) has offered programming, project management and communication tools at no cost to Open Source developers, and serves as a central resource and repository for Open Source software."

"Other recent developments on SourceForge include the availability of the most up-to-date changes to XFree86, the graphical engine for Linux and UNIX; hosting development of MySQL, the popular Open Source database; and new features such as a project document manager."

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