Includes the new Linux( 2.4 kernel, Targets Commercial, Corporate and Open
OREM, UT-March 19, 2001-Caldera Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALD), today
announced that OpenLinux Workstation 3.1 has entered open beta and will be
available for download from Caldera's Web site at
this Thursday, March 22.
OpenLinux Workstation is the develop-on platform for Caldera and targets
commercial, corporate and Open Source developers seeking the ability to
deploy on Caldera high-performance, unified Linux/UnixWare( enterprise
platforms. OpenLinux Workstation will be the successor to the
award-winning OpenLinux eDesktop 2.4.
OpenLinux Workstation is built on the new Linux 2.4 kernel and features a
complete self-hosting environment, KDE( 2.1, glibc 2.2.1 and Xfree86(
The beta contains an expansive set of Open Source development tools
including: gcc 2.95.2, g++ 2.95.2, Perl 5.6.0, OpenSSL 0.9.6 and Sun(
2 SDK, Standard Edition, version 1.3. Commercial development tools will
ship with the final version.
"OpenLinux Workstation is an ideal develop-on environment to write
applications for Linux or to UnixWare via the Linux Kernel Personality
technology," said Drew Spencer, chief technology officer of Caldera
Inc. "Developers run the same operating system on their desktop as they
deploy on the server. The product is particularly suited to developers
need to deploy their applications in a secure, supported, scalable, server
setting - in an easy to use environment."
OpenLinux Workstation is developed to function as an integrated client for
all Caldera server offerings - both OpenLinux and UnixWare-based - and
includes the Caldera( Volution( management agent. In addition, it
of the base components Caldera's Professional Services will use to deliver
specialized Linux-based client platforms for OEMs, Internet devices and
Caldera Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1998 by Ransom Love, Caldera Systems (Nasdaq: CALD) is a "Linux
for Business" leader. Caldera was the first to create the "Develop-on,
Deploy-on, Manage" strategy for Linux-based clients and servers. Based in
Orem, UT, Caldera has offices and 1000+ resellers worldwide. For more
information on Caldera products and services, visit
Caldera is a registered trademark of Caldera Systems, Inc. All other
products, services, companies, events and publications are trademarks,
registered trademarks or servicemarks of their respective owners in the
and/or other countries.
LINUX is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.
UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group in the United States and
Forward Looking Statements
The statements set forth above include forward-looking statements that
involve risks and uncertainties. The Company wishes to advise readers
a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ
materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Those factors
include the failure of the products described above to operate as designed
due to incompatibility with some platforms or other defects; our reliance
developers in the open source community; new and changing technologies and
customer acceptance of those technologies; the Company's ability to
effectively with other companies; failure of our brand to achieve the
recognition necessary to succeed; unenforceability of the GNU general
license; our reliance on third party developers of components of our
software offerings; claims of infringement of third-party intellectual
property rights; and disruption in the Company's distribution sales
These and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ
materially, are also discussed in the Company's filings with the
and Exchange Commission, including its recent filings on Form 10-Q.
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