AsiaBizTech: Red Hat Linux to Unveil Japanese Version in Feb. 1999

Japanese software developer Itsutsubashi Research Co., Ltd. said
it will start to deliver Japanese Red Hat Linux 5.2J in February

It is based on Red Hat Linux 5.2 developed by Red Hat Software
Inc. of the United States, and bundles a Japanese language
installer, Japanese applications, a Japanese TrueType font set and
other software.

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