New Release of Linux for Astronomy Series Announced by The Random Factory

The Random Factory has announced the release of the latest product in the 'Linux for Astronomy' series. The new release includes over 3Gb of astronomical software precompiled for the Linux (x86) operating system. Applications include a wealth of general purpose image and signal processing tools, as well as state-of-the-art algorithms in use at observatories and universities worldwide. Facilities for processing the data products of major space-based instruments such as the Hubble Space Telescope, EUV, Einstein, ROSAT, IUE are also included. The release is available on a 2 cdrom set and includes a comprehensive online documentation library and a searchable database of 30,000 astronomy-related web pages. Many of the packages in Linux for Astronomy contain general purpose image processing tools that can be usefully applied in other areas.