July 15, 2004

New Mandrakeonline easily updates Mandrakelinux

Gaël Duval writes "New Mandrakeonline easily updates Mandrakelinux systems 2004-07-15

Moreno Valley, CA; Paris, France - July, 15th 2004 - Mandrakesoft
today announced the availability of a new update service aimed at
helping corporates to keep their systems up-to-date: Mandrakeonline
provides a wide range of valuable services for easily taking care of
all updates on a range of Mandrakelinux systems, at a low cost.

Mandrakeonline combines advanced built-in Mandrakelinux updating
capabilities with a unique online service which provides the following

  • Perfect system security: Mandrakeonline provides automated software
    updates including security patches, bug fixes and errata notices. All
    updates are based on a machine's specific hardware configuration and
    installed software.
  • Notification of updates: Mandrakeonline can alert users on
    availability of updates by e-mail and by an applet notification on the
  • Automatic updates: With automatic software updates there is no need
    to worry about manual updating of the Mandrakelinux systems. All
    networked Mandrakelinux systems can be managed from one
    Mandrakeprofile and lets the administrator keep a track of the status
    of all the machines on the network.
  • Flexible scheduled updates: The complete history of all updates can
    be viewed by full log access and a personalized page at

With the new Mandrakeonline, a simple mouse click or a single command
is enough to update a Mandrakelinux system with security updates and
bug fixes. Updates can be scheduled for a convenient time, such as at
night when the computer has sufficient free resources.

"An advanced update service was requested for a long time by
Mandrakelinux users. With Mandrakeonline we are offering a service
which is efficient, full-featured and also easy-to-use", said François
Bancilhon, CEO of Mandrakesoft. He added "We're very confident that
Mandrakeonline will be quickly recognized by corporate users as an
example of a reference quality-service in this field".

Mandrakeonline is now available to all Mandrakelinux 10.0 users.

Mandrakeonline subscription fee is as low as: 21.95 USD / 19.90 EUR
per year.

Mandrakelinux Club Silver Members and above get free and unlimited
access to Mandrakeonline.

A full description of Mandrakeonline, including screenshots and subscription form, are
available at:

Subscribe now at:

Press contact:
Gaël Duval (press at mandrakesoft dot com)

About Mandrakesoft

Mandrakesoft is the publisher of the popular Mandrakelinux operating
system, one of the most full-featured and easy to use Linux systems
available. The company offers its enterprise, government and
educational customers a complete range of GNU/Linux and Open Source
software and related services. Mandrakesoft products are available in
more than 120 countries through dedicated channels and also from
Mandrakestore.com, the company's online store. Number 1 in several
countries, Mandrakesoft has won many awards for quality and technical
innovation. "Born on the Internet" in late 1998, Mandrakesoft has
offices in the United States and France. Mandrakesoft is traded on
Paris Euronext Marché Libre (ISIN Code: FR0004159382/MLMAN; Reuters
code: MAKE.PA) and the US OTC market (stock symbol MDKFF).


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