Red Hat, Inc. Offers New Products and Services Along with Award-Winning Red Hat Linux OS

Research Triangle Park

United States, November 10, 1998

The new configurations offer a more concise product line, better suited to individual needs. In conjunction with the products, Red Hat is expanding its membership program and subscription program with the RHmember More program.

Over 200 packages of tools and software for Linux comprise the streamlined Linux Powertools! Ideal for the experienced Linux user with the need to expand their desktop/network into the ultimate working environment, this set has everything from 3D graphics library and programs to sound and video software to fax software and the Enlightenment window manager. Webmasters, web developers, systems administrators and database administrators will find the CPAN archives a valuable and convenient resource for perl programming. All of this packaged on 2 CDs for convenience, plus documentation and a BONUS Linux Library CD-Rom for only $39.95.

The second incarnation of the original Powertools family is the Red Hat Linux Variety Pack. This four-CD set provides you with Red Hat Linux version 5.2 for Intel, Alpha and SPARC platforms. For $29.95 this single jewel case is the ideal package for those looking for a quick, simple and cost-effective upgrade to 5.2 without the need for documentation or support.

Technical users looking for information on customizing and expanding the toolset of their systems will flock to the new Linux Off-Line set! Linux Off-Line is an archive of on-line resources related to Linux, including source codes for variations not found anywhere else. This four-CD set includes all of the major FTP sites for Linux utilities conveniently preserving bandwidth by providing all of the archived information on CD, which means no more downloading via FTP! Linux Off-Line lists at $24.95.

Want both the Powertools and Red Hat Linux 5.2? Now bundle with the OS for an even better computing environment. Available for $79.95 on retail shelves only, Red Hat Linux EXTRA! is the complete Red Hat Linux 5.2 OS and the Linux Powertools all in one!

An updated version of the Linux Library is out as well. This single CD contains the equivalent of over 1 million pages of documentation in a searchable format. With this comes the convenience to find the answers to your Linux questions - on just about any topic you can think of - using a full text index. Great for new and old users, Linux Library contains information from the Linux Laptop Homepage and Linux Weekly News to the works of the Linux Documentation Product and more. Version 5 of the Linux Library lists for $29.

About Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat, the world's leading open source and Linux provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with satellite offices spanning the globe. The most trusted name in open source, CIOs and other senior-level IT executives have ranked Red Hat as the industry's most valued vendor for two consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value study. Red Hat is leading Linux and open source solutions into the mainstream by making high quality, low cost technology accessible. Red Hat provides operating system software along with middleware, applications and management solutions. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide and through top-tier partnerships. Red Hat's open source strategy offers customers a long term plan for building infrastructures that are based on and leverage open source technologies with focus on security and ease of management. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com

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