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[ANNOUNCE: Metro-X for Linux/Alpha]
- From: Peter Petrakis <Peter_Petrakis csi com>
- To: "axp-list redhat com" <axp-list redhat com>
- Subject: [ANNOUNCE: Metro-X for Linux/Alpha]
- Date: Tue, 15 Sep 1998 16:46:34 -0400
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
> ===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
> For the list of supported cards, go to:
> ===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
> ===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
> * 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.
> 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: email@example.com
> Web: http://www.metrolink.com/
> Metro Link Incorporated
> 4711 North Powerline Road
> Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
> Metro-X 4.3 - Order Form for Linux/ALPHA
> (fax to 954-938-1982 or email back to firstname.lastname@example.org)
> 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!
Alpha Guy =)
"<BLAM!> Who the hell are you! The name's Ash <click-clock> ,
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