Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1999 12:53:06 -0500 (CDT) From: Jason Haas <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: [Announce] LinuxPPC Inc. releases Netscape Communicator Complete MADISON, Wisc. -- October 6, 1999 -- LinuxPPC Inc. has released Netscape Communicator Complete Edition for LinuxPPC and other glibc2-based versions of Linux/PPC. The new Netscape features security fixes, new 56-bit DES ciphers, export-grade encryption, and various bug fixes. The development of Netscape Communicator for the LinuxPPC platform is one part of LinuxPPC Inc.'s leadership role on the Linux/PPC platform. Daniel Puertas <email@example.com>, the company's Chief Technical Officer and Silicon Valley representative, maintains the port, and works with Netscape staff members in bringing Communicator to LinuxPPC. Installing Netscape Communicator 4.7 Netscape Communicator 4.7 is available in RPM format from <ftp://ftp.linuxppc.org/ftp/linuxppc-1999/updates/netscape-4.7-1.ppc.rpm>, and from the world-wide network of LinuxPPC mirror sites. Please see <http://www.linuxppc.com/mirrors/> to locate an FTP mirror that is geographically close to you. If you already have Netscape Communicator 4.6 installed, you can upgrade to the new version with the rpm command using the -Uvh flags. (rpm -Uvh netscape-4.7-1.ppc.rpm) If you do not have an older version of Netscape Communicator installed, install 4.7 using rpm -hvi netscape-4.7-1.ppc.rpm. About LinuxPPC Inc. LinuxPPC Inc., headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, develops and distributes LinuxPPC 1999, the most popular and prominent Linux distribution for PowerPC computers. The company dealt a body blow to Windows 2000 in the recent LinuxPPC Security Challenge, in which a Power Mac 9500 running LinuxPPC bested a 500 MHz Pentium III running Windows 2000 hosted by Microsoft. The company sponsors development of Linux on PowerPC through developer sponsorships and major >hardware donations to Linux developers. LinuxPPC Inc. is a member of Linux International and the Motorola Computer Group Partner Program. Contact Information: LinuxPPC Inc. 414-427-8555 http://www.linuxppc.com/ PowerPC is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation and is used under license therefrom. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Apple, iMac, Mac, PowerBook, and Power Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc.