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Novell Makes SUSE & Ximian Play Together

Novell Makes SUSE & Ximian Play Together

Novell, which is in the process of buying SUSE, said Tuesday that the Ximian Desktop 2, which it already owns, now support the latest SUSE client editions, SUSE Linux Desktop and Linux 9.0.

The upgraded Ximian 2 also includes the Ximian edition of OpenOffice 1.1, the GAIM instant messenger client and the updated Ximian Red Carpet 2.0 configuration management client software.

Ximian Desktop 2 can be had for free at The professional version with 30-days support and a few special features costs 99 bucks.

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