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de la GPL et les sources sont sur le CD (repertoire "GPL"), en esperant
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ASUS Motherboards Provide Comprehensive Linux Support to Deliver
Operating System Flexibility
Taipei, Taiwan, August 25, 2005 – ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the
worldwide leader of motherboards, today announced the availability of
several Intel® chipset-based motherboards with comprehensive Linux
support to service the growing open source demand in government,
education and businesses. These organizations are looking to deploy
Linux and open source software on desktop PCs for additional versatility
in office productivity, Internet access and information management.
Four ASUS motherboards – P4P800SE (865PE), P4P800-X (865PE), P5P800-MX
(865G) and P5GD1 Pro (915G) – now come with a comprehensive Linux
support CD that features complete software drivers, documentations and
setup guides for Intel chipsets to assist different organizations more
easily assemble Intel-based PCs with Linux operating system.
“ASUS and Intel are providing users with a computing platform featuring
choice, flexibility and innovation regardless of software environment,”
said Shane Wall, vice president of the Sales and Marketing Group and
general manager of the Channel Software Operation at Intel. “TheASUS
motherboards, when combined with Intel chipsets, enable users to more
rapidly and easily deploy standards-based, high-quality and stable
“We support Intel as the platform of choice and we are proud to work
with Intel to serve the growing demand for Linux on the desktop,”said
Joe Hsieh, Director of ASUS Motherboard Business. “It's great news for
Linux enthusiasts and those who are interested in adopting an open
source operating system.”
The support CD includes driver support for Novell, Linux Desktop 9, Red
Hat Desktop and Red Flag Desktop 4.1 for Intel D845, D865 and D915
For information on the ASUS motherboards, please visit the company
homepage at www.asus.com.
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