New Linux by Libranet Release Brings Significant Improvements

Libra Computer Systems, producer of the 'Linux by Libranet' distribution, today announced the release of version 1.2 of the popular 'LINUX BY LIBRANET' distribution. Linux by Libranet is based on the world acclaimed Linux release by Debian. The Libranet Linux distribution packages the most commonly used applications onto an easy to install CD. This CD installs over 1GB of top rated software including industry standards such as the Netscape communications suite. The new version includes an improved install process, better support for printers and laptops and a collection of new applications. The kernel, Gnome and KDE as well as many other applications have been brought up to date.

There are significant improvements in desktop ease of use. The CD may be purchased at Libranet Linux may be used on any standard PC, and will co-exist with Microsoft Windows. Prior to purchasing the CD, users may check their hardware compatibility free of charge at the Libranet web site. Periodic software upgrades are available free to download, or on a CD. Existing registered users will shortly be notified as to how they may upgrade to the current release. For further information, visit or email