Surpasses 9,000 Titles by End of Year; Holiday CD-ROM Special Announced, an online resource offering the largest and most current selection of Linux applications on the Internet, is on target to surpass 9,000 titles by the end of the year.

The company has maintained a steady growth since its launch this summer and is in final preparations to add at least additional 1,000 titles by the end of the year. Erik Vogel, president and CEO, announced a Holiday CD-ROM Special of $7.95, plus shipping, for each purchase, including the 2-CD-ROM sets of the new releases of Red Hat 7.0 and Linux Mandrake 7.2. The site offers a shopping cart feature, along with reviews of all applications and an estimated download time for each title. Linux titles can be found in the following categories: Business and Finance; Internet Applications; Communications; Databases; Multimedia; Networking; Games; Spreadsheets and Utilities. The company also offers three options for receiving its open source software: Standard Download, Custom CD-ROM, and Priority Download subscription.