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LinuxPR: $25,000 IDG/Linus Torvalds Community Award to be Presented to the XFree86 Project, Inc.

IDG Chairman and Founder, Patrick J. McGovern and Linux
creator Linus Torvalds will present the $25,000 award at LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo.

“IDG World Expo today announced that The XFree86 Project, Inc.
is the recipient of the February 2000 IDG/Linus Torvalds Community
Award. IDG Chairman and Founder, Patrick J. McGovern and Linux
creator Linus Torvalds will present the $25,000 award at LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo, following Torvalds’ keynote address on
Wednesday, February 2, 2000 at the Jacob Javits Center, New York
City, NY.”

“The XFree86 Project embodies the essence of the free software
movement,” said Charlie Greco, IDG World Expo president and CEO.
“Their work on the upcoming release of Xfree86 with Linux vendors
like SuSE, VA Linux Systems and Red Hat ensures Linux compatibility
with future releases of Xfree86.”

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