OpenLinux 2.3 shipped Sept. 13 of this year with sales of 40% more than any other OpenLinux product. OpenLinux 2.3 provides remote mass installation capabilities and is Y2K tested to operate through the millennium changeover date and beyond.
"After the rush of OpenLinux 2.2, we were pleasantly surprised to find that the demand for 2.3 was just as high," said Ransom Love, president and CEO of Caldera Systems, Inc. "We're already in our second manufacturing and I think a lot of it has to do with the feedback that we received from all parts of the industry. We tried to implement the best suggestions of our VARs, customers and engineers worldwide plus, the Open Source, press and analyst communities. Because we listened, OpenLinux 2.3 is faster, easier and can perform mass installations remotely -- which makes life much easier for MIS managers regardless of business-size."
OpenLinux 2.3 is based on the 2.2.10 kernel and includes an improved LIZARD (LInux wiZARD) install with faster auto-probing. LIZARD was the first point-and-click graphical install of Linux and it revolutionized Linux on the workstation. LIZARD detects many more sound and video cards so that both audio and visual are automatically configured without user intervention. LIZARD can now run after the installation to reconfigure video resolution or other configuration options. Caldera Systems Open-Sourced the technology earlier this month. LIZARD, COAS and other Caldera Open Source technologies are available for download from www.openlinux.org.