Red Hat Reinforces Commitment to Open Source, Releases Source Code for Popular Source-Navigator IDE

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United States, July 20, 2000

Leading Integrated Development Environment for UNIX and Windows Now Available Under Open Source License

Red Hat, Inc. (NASDAQ:RHAT), the leader in open source internet infrastructure, announced today the release of source code for Source-NavigatorTM, the leading Integrated Development Environment for UNIX and Windows. Source-Navigator, along with Insight, the graphical debugger based on gdb, and gcc, the Open Source compiler, forms a fully functional graphical integrated development environment that is used by developers to edit their source code and compile, link and debug their applications.

"Source-Navigator is a powerful tool for analyzing large amounts of source code, and it is useful in both developing new projects and deciphering legacy code," said Michael Tiemann, Red Hat Chief Technical Officer. "By releasing the source code to Source-Navigator under the terms of the GPL, Red Hat reinforces its commitment to the open source community of developers."

In addition to being a powerful tool used by developers to compile, edit and debug source code for their applications, Source-Navigator has many browsing capabilities that enable developers to do things like display class hierarchies and cross-reference relationships. For download information, information about contributing to Source-Navigator, and online documentation, please see http://sources.redhat.com/sourcenav/. For more information on Red Hat, please see http://www.redhat.com.

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. 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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