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[ANNOUNCE: Metro-X for Linux/Alpha]




Holly Robinson wrote:

> ==================================================================
>                           METRO-X 4.3
>                  NOW AVAILABLE FOR LINUX/ALPHA!
> ==================================================================
>
> The Metro-X Enhanced Server Set from Metro Link is now available
> for Linux/Alpha.  Metro-X provides more speed and more features
> at a very LOW PRICE!
>
> Metro-X 4.3 is an X11 Release 6.3 server replacement with all the
> features you need.  It provides support for the fastest, most
> popular graphics cards on the market today. In addition, Metro-X
> includes touch screen support and multi-screen support at no extra
> charge!  So what IS the charge?  Only $39!
>
>               ===GRAPHICAL CONFIGURATION UTILITY===
>
> Forget hand editing configuration files or clumsy character-based
> setup utilities.  Metro-X 4.3 includes a state-of-the-art graphical
> configuration program. ConfigX helps you get up and running in no
> time.
>
>               ===EXTENSIVE GRAPHICS CARD SUPPORT===
>
> Want support for the latest, highest-performance graphics cards?
> Then you want Metro-X 4.3.  Check the Metro-X 4.3 cardlist for
> Linux/Alpha on the web site to see which cards are supported, as
> well as the available resolutions and colors for each.  In
> addition, as support becomes available for new cards between
> releases, these updates to Metro-X 4.3 will be made available at no
> charge.
>
> For the list of supported cards, go to:
>
>      http://www.metrolink.com/metrox431-alpha/cardlist4.3.1.html
>
>                       ===MONITOR SUPPORT===
>
> Tired of adjusting your monitor or hand-editing timing parameters?
> With Metro-X you can relax.  Just select your monitor from the
> list and we do the rest.  Even adjusting the image is made easy
> with a graphical adjustment tool.  Using the mouse or keyboard,
> you simply stretch, shrink, or shift the image placement on the
> monitor!
>
>                ===TOUCH SCREEN SUPPORT INCLUDED===
>
> At no extra charge, Metro-X 4.3 includes support for several models
> of touch screens.  These include the serial touch-screen controllers
> from:
>         * Carroll Touch
>         * EloGraphics
>         * Lucas Deeco
>         * MicroTouch
>
>            ===MULTI-HEADED DISPLAY SUPPORT INCLUDED===
>
> At no extra charge, Metro-X 4.3 includes support for up to 4 screens
> per server which can all be controlled simultaneously with a single
> keyboard and mouse.  This allows you to run many applications
> without overlapping windows.  The graphical configuration utility
> makes it simple to configure multiple graphics cards and even lets
> you pick the screen layout.  You can utilize this feature with many
> combinations of these cards:
>
>         * Matrox Millennium
>         * Matrox Millennium II
>         * Matrox Mystique
>         * Matrox Mystique 220
>
>         NOTE: Only one Mystique or Mystique 220 (not both) may be
>         used in the combination.
>
>                     ===ROBUST PERFORMANCE===
>
> Reliability and performance are the foundation of Metro-X.  Our
> customers are using Metro-X in demanding applications from the Space
> Shuttle to the Battlefield.  Metro-X 4.3 incorporates advanced
> dynamic loader technology which eliminates the need to build servers
> for specific types of graphics cards.  It makes server configuration
> quick and easy.
>
>           ===METRO OPENGL EXTENSION AVAILABLE SOON===
>
> Using Metro-X's dynamic loader technology, adding an extension like
> Metro OpenGL is as easy as installing a package and running a program.
> This product will be available for Linux/Alpha very soon.
>
>                  ===METRO LINK TECH SUPPORT===
>
> As always, software purchased from Metro Link comes with 90 days of
> free technical support (via phone, fax, or email) and a 30-day
> money-back guarantee.
>
>                     ===SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS===
>
> HARDWARE:  Metro-X 4.3 requires 14 MB of disk space. 8MB of RAM are
> required; 16 MB are recommended.
>
> SOFTWARE:  Packages are provided in both RPM and tar/gzip formats.
>
> Metro-X 4.3 requires these minimum versions of software: Linux Kernel
> 2.0.30; glibc 2.0.5c; and XFree86 3.3.1.
>
>                ===AVAILABILITY AND DISTRIBUTION===
>
> PRICE:  Metro-X 4.3 is $39
>
> AVAILABILITY: Now
>
> DISTRIBUTION:  Metro-X is only distributed via FTP.  A postscript
> version of the Metro-X manual is included.  With a credit card
> payment, the FTP instructions are usually emailed on the same day
> the order is received.  Be sure to include your email address
> when ordering.
>
>
>                          ===ORDERING===
>
> An order form is attached below, or you can use the SECURE order
> form on our website.
>
> To place an order, please contact Metro Link directly:
>
>      Phone:  954-938-0283, ext. 1
>      Fax:    954-938-1982
>      Email:  holly@metrolink.com
>      Web:    http://www.metrolink.com/
>
>      Metro Link Incorporated
>      4711 North Powerline Road
>      Fort Lauderdale, Florida  33309
>      USA
>
>
> ==========================================================
>           Metro-X 4.3 - Order Form for Linux/ALPHA
> ==========================================================
> (fax to 954-938-1982 or email back to holly@metrolink.com)
>
> Name:
>
> Company Name (if applicable):
>
> Billing Address:
>
> Phone Number:
>
> Fax number:
>
> Email Address (REQUIRED):
> Note: Metro-X 4.3 is available via FTP only.
>
> Price:  $39.00
>
> Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Amex):
>     Card Number:
>     Expiration Date:
>     Cardholder's name as it appears:
>
> ==========================================================
>           THANK YOU FOR CONTACTING METRO LINK!
> ==========================================================



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