[Ilugc] Announcement : Entrprise Grade GPL Linux Distribution
launched from India
sudhir at openlx.com
Tue Mar 1 00:43:32 IST 2005
OpenLX Linux has been launched from India.
An introduction is here below :
OpenLX Linux: like no one else has!
Bring home the Linux that promises to make available applications for
all your Enterprise, Desktop and Home needs with a Desi flavour.
Kalculate (Financial Accounting on Linux), CollabCAD, KDE 3.3.2, Blender
(3D), NVU Graphical HTML Editor, Hydrogen Audio-Video Editing, and many
Multi-Media tools, Games, Tool-Kit for Oracle, Mozilla-Firefox, Mobile
Phone Utility, Mono Development IDE, Eclipse, Sun Java, Kernel 2.6, and
a lot more
Everything you wanted in a Linux distro
# Ease of Installation
# Single CD Desktop install
# LTSP Thin-client automated Installation
# Kalculate(SOHO), the First Financial Accounting package bundled
# Supermount making CD-Rom handling easy, enabled by default for
removable media (CD-ROM, Floppies, USB-storage, etc.)
# SCSI emulation is no longer needed to use CD recorders
# POSIX ACLs option available, just add "acl" to the mount options.
Samba can also take advantage of this to emulate NT-type ACLs
Number of hardware devices that require drivers supplied by the device
manufacturer are now configured at system installation time.
# NVIDIA 3D drivers
# Soft-modems drivers included for many soft-modem models
# CUPS Printers driver, easily configurable, includes support for over a
thousand printer models
# MacromediaFlash7 plugin
# Java-2 SDK & Eclipse pre-configured for Java Developers
# Gambas the new VB-like IDE alternative pre-configured with Unix-ODBC
# WINE custom-configured to run many MS-Windows applications straight
out of the box with printer support
# DOSEMU pre-configured with mouse support, supports legacy DOS
applications developed in Foxpro & Clipper
# Anti-virus: ships with Clamav and Amavisd, Samba shipped with several
VFS anti-virus modules,
# Ximian connector included as a plugin allowing Evolution users to
access the group-ware features on Exchange 2000 or 2003 server, as well
# Personal firewall with graphical configuration utility myfirewall,
aimed for desktop users, not servers, with a simple configuration
# Support for many Indian languages with fonts
# Support to all possible Initiatives from India
# Unique features for the use of IT-Engineering students with
top-of-the-line Development environment and tools to study and conduct
their projects that can become live-part of the Distribution
# Creative scope for Educational Institutions
# Institutions can become excellent centers of technical development for
the world, giving their students the best exposure
# Availability of tools used by NGOs and other Social-sector
organisations reducing their cost of Computing, while using the best
possible tools for their work.
OpenLX fills the gap by making available an Indian Linux Distribution
for free-download (GPL distribution) while having a
commercial-enterprise-grade-version of the same.
OpenLX is the Global Alliance of LINUX companies spread across India and
OpenLX is an alliance of Linux companies providing a wide-spectrum of
services on Linux. Services provided across India and the world
We would like to send 3 complimentary copies to every LUG in India.
Please send me your postal address (of someone incharge who will take it
to the next meeting and make it available for copying to all who may be
interested) and I will courier the Boxes.
The full version, having 4 CDs / 1 DVD is available in Box packing,
commercially for Rs. 500/- and can be made available at special price to
LUG members from our office @Rs. 60/- in Delhi.
Once the copy is with the LUG, members can locally share it to make any
copies as required.
The single CD Desktop version will be released soon, followed by more
products for various segments of users. More details will soon be on
www.openlx.com website. It will also be available for free-download
soon from the website.
Your feedback will be highly valued.
Peace, Force & Joy! Sudhir Gandotra. 98-101-20918
Transform lives : http://humanistmovement.org
!!! Treat Others As You Would Have Them Treat You !!!
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