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Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2000 07:58:33 -0500 (CDT)
From: Jason Haas <jhaas@linuxppc.com>
To: pr@macintouch.com, news@maccentral.com, pr@ogrady.com,
Subject: [PR] LinuxPPC Inc. bundles FWB Hard Disk Toolkit*PE with LinuxPPC


Jason Haas

LinuxPPC Inc.

(912) 236-6097



LinuxPPC Inc. bundles FWB Hard Disk Toolkit*PE with LinuxPPC 2000

WAUKEHSA, Wisconsin, October 7, 2000 - LinuxPPC Inc., the recognized
leading developer of Linux for PowerPC computers, announced today that it
has licensed the Hard Disk Toolkit*PE partitioning tool from FWB Software,

Hard Disk Toolkit*PE will be shipped with every order for LinuxPPC 2000
that is placed on LinuxPPC's web site. Hard Disk Toolkit*PE will also be
included in LinuxPPC's next major release, which is due out later this

"Partitioning is the most difficult part of installing LinuxPPC,"
explained FWB's President, Stuart Saraquse. "Normally, before a person can
install Linux on a Mac, they need to erase and repartition the machine's
hard disk.  But by using Hard Disk Toolkit*PE, you can repartition a hard 
disk without erasing it beforehand."

LinuxPPC Inc. co-founder Jason Haas is quite excited about the bundle.
"FWB's software dramatically simplifies things," he said. "It's no longer
a question of if you should install LinuxPPC, but when you will."

FWB's Stuart Saraquse agrees. "It's a pleasure to assist LinuxPPC. Their
efforts to give Macs an alternative, modern operating system are worth

About LinuxPPC Inc.

LinuxPPC Inc., founded in 1996 and headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin,
is the recognized leader in Linux for PowerPC computers. The company's
most recent most recent release features a bootable CD-ROM and Linux's
first graphical installer.

The company sponsors development of Linux on PowerPC through sponsorship
and major hardware donations to Linux developers and development groups.
It is also a member of Linux International and the Motorola Computer
Group Partner Program.

For more information, please visit our web site at http:/www.linuxppc.com 
or call us at (262) 364-2000.

About FWB Software, LLC.

FWB Software is a leading developer and supplier of Macintosh software
solutions that enhance the performance and extend the functionality of
Macintosh systems.  FWB markets the renowned ToolKit storage management
products, as well as the popular SoftWindows(tm) and RealPC(tm) emulation 
products that enable Macintosh and UNIX systems to run PC operating
systems and applications.  The company sells to the high-end graphic arts,
digital video, publishing and entertainment markets through a worldwide
network of digital, retail and mail order resellers, distributors,
strategic partners and OEMs.  Since its founding in 1986, FWB has supplied
OEM customers such as Apple, Fujitsu, Motorola, Panasonic, Sony, and
Toshiba, among others.

FWB Software is headquartered at 390 Reed Street, Santa Clara, California,
USA  95050. For more information, contact FWB by e-mail at info@fwb.com,
on the World Wide Web at http://www.fwb.com or by calling (408) 969-8620.