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Ximian releases products to popularize Linux

   
3:51 pm on Mar 25, 2002 (gmt 0)

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The products are designed to overcome two obstacles that stand in the way of broader adoption of Linux: lack of interoperability with Microsoft Corp.'s popular business software and difficulty in managing large networks running the system.

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4:06 pm on Mar 25, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I've used the Ximian gnome installer. It was very smooth .. just set lynx to point at and run a shell script, and left it to it. That was back in the wonderful days when my Linux box was on the end of a T1 and not a 56k dialup.

Installed most of the upto date Gnome apps also [ximian.com...] - I thinks it's still a free service...

Glad they're getting some publicity.

5:53 pm on Mar 25, 2002 (gmt 0)

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I don't see how software that allows a Linux computer to talk to an Exchange server is a bad thing. No one is forced to use it. If anyone wants a free alternative to Exchange they could setup a IMAP system.