LinuxPR: SuSE Linux 7.3 For SPARC Architecture Complements Sun Microsystems Support Of Linux

“Adding immediate strength to Sun’s new Linux
directions is SuSE Linux 7.3 for Sun Microsystems’ SPARC
architecture. By downloading the latest release from SuSE’s ftp
server, SPARC users benefit from the latest Linux developments and
opportunities. Sun’s newly announced Linux support includes
ABIcheck, an application development tool that ensures
compatibility between Linux releases on Sun servers.

Sun’s commitment to the Linux operating system brings additional
value to customers of its Solaris/SPARC architecture. Already, Sun
systems have built-in compatibility with Linux, so that any
Solaris-based system can also run Linux applications. New software
such as Linux Compatibility Toolkit (LinCAT), announced by Sun
yesterday simplifies the process of assuring secure and stable
Linux application performance on the Sun Fire family of

For SuSE Linux users, the new Sun program makes key Sun Open Net
Environment (Sun ONE) technologies available to the Linux platform,
including the iPlanet Directory and Web servers, Forte for Java
development tools, the Java/XML platform, Project JXTA, StarOffice
productivity suite, Sun Chili!Soft ASP, and the Sun Grid


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