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Ximian: Ximian Releases Red Carpet 2.0

May 15, 2003, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Ximian, Inc... today announced the availability of Red Carpet 2.0, a new version of its desktop client software that allows users to manage Linux software installed on workstations and servers. Users will benefit from a streamlined user interface, powerful new functionality for finding installed packages and recording installation history, and the ability to manage software on systems other than their own. With the new features, Ximian customers will be able to deploy more flexible software management solutions that reduce the total cost of Linux installations.

"Red Carpet version 2.0 incorporates the Red Carpet Daemon, which can integrate installed machines into larger Linux software management solutions. Running in the background, Red Carpet Daemon scans the Linux applications and packages installed on a system. It automatically resolves software dependencies and monitors for and detects conflicts when a user intends to install new software using the Red Carpet graphical client interface. This integration enables end users or administrators to perform remote updates using Red Carpet on any Red Carpet Daemon-installed system..."

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