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Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 03:34:19 -0700
From: Libranet 
To: lwn@lwn.net
Subject: Libranet Linux

New version of Libranet Linux

New Libranet version builds on strengths, updates existing applications and adds new ones.

NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, July 27, 2000 - Libra Computer Systems, today announced the release of version 1.8 of the 'LIBRANET' distribution.

Linux by Libranet is built from the world acclaimed Linux release by Debian. The Libranet Linux distribution packages the most commonly used applications onto an easy to install CD. This CD installs over 1GB of top rated software including industry standards such as the Netscape communications suite.

The new version includes updates to Debian potato packages and adds some some packages from Debian woody.
The kernel, GNOME and KDE as well as many other applications have been brought up to date.
GNOME 1.2 from Helixcode has been added.
The XFce desktop environment is now included amongst the choice of 12 window managers.
The Libranet administration menu has been enhanced.

Libranet Linux may be used on any standard PC, and will co-exist with Microsoft Windows. Prior to purchasing the CD, users may check their hardware compatibility free of charge at the Libranet web site.

The CD may be purchased at www.libranet.com.

For further information, visit www.libranet.com or email info@libranet.com.