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PR: New Mandrakeonline Easily Updates Mandrakelinux Systems

Jul 15, 2004, 18:45 (0 Talkback[s])


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Mandrakesoft today announced the availability of a new update service aimed at helping corporates to keep their systems up-to-date: Mandrakeonline provides a wide range of valuable services for easily taking care of all updates on a range of Mandrakelinux systems, at a low cost.

Mandrakeonline combines advanced built-in Mandrakelinux updating capabilities with a unique online service which provides the following features:

  • Perfect system security: Mandrakeonline provides automated software updates including security patches, bug fixes and errata notices. All updates are based on a machine's specific hardware configuration and installed software.
  • Notification of updates: Mandrakeonline can alert users on availability of updates by e-mail and by an applet notification on the desktop.
  • Automatic updates: With automatic software updates there is no need to worry about manual updating of the Mandrakelinux systems. All networked Mandrakelinux systems can be managed from one Mandrakeprofile and lets the administrator keep a track of the status of all the machines on the network.
  • Flexible scheduled updates: The complete history of all updates can be viewed by full log access and a personalized page at www.mandrakeonline.net.

With the new Mandrakeonline, a simple mouse click or a single command is enough to update a Mandrakelinux system with security updates and bug fixes. Updates can be scheduled for a convenient time, such as at night when the computer has sufficient free resources.

"An advanced update service was requested for a long time by Mandrakelinux users. With Mandrakeonline we are offering a service which is efficient, full-featured and also easy-to-use", said François Bancilhon, CEO of Mandrakesoft. He added "We're very confident that Mandrakeonline will be quickly recognized by corporate users as an example of a reference quality-service in this field".

Mandrakeonline is now available to all Mandrakelinux 10.0 users.

Mandrakeonline subscription fee is as low as: 21.95 USD / 19.90 EUR per year.

Mandrakelinux Club Silver Members and above get free and unlimited access to Mandrakeonline.

A full description of Mandrakeonline, including screenshots, are available at:

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