July 28, 2003

Xandros Releases Xandros Desktop 1.1

New York, July 28, 2003 - Xandros, Inc., provider of the award-winning Xandros
Desktop, has released a 1.1 edition of Xandros Desktop Deluxe. Version 1.1
enhancements include:
  • Support for Microsoft Office XP and Adobe Photoshop 7.0
  • Mozilla communications suite 1.3.1 with spell checking and spam filtering
  • OpenOffice.org office suite 1.0.3
  • Evolution groupware client 1.2.4
  • Enhanced hardware detection
  • Intel i830/845/855 graphics drivers

Xandros Desktop Deluxe 1.1 includes a printed user guide, a Technology Preview
CD, and 30 days of e-mail installation support.

"Our engineers, QA testers, and everyone else on the Xandros team have worked
tirelessly for five years to deliver the quality products and support expected
of the world's leading Linux desktop," said Dr. Frederick H. Berenstein,
Co-Chairman of Xandros. "This new release of Xandros Desktop demonstrates our
continuing commitment to deliver the finest desktop solutions available at any

Xandros Desktop leverages the performance and reliability of Linux to create a
secure desktop that seamlessly integrates with existing enterprise environments,
where compatibility and ease of use are essential requirements. Its benefits

  • Simple five-step graphical installation
  • Integrated partition management
  • Familiar look and feel
  • Best-of-breed Xandros-engineered applications
  • Compatibility with the popular Microsoft file formats

Xandros Desktop is the only Linux distribution to provide secure login
authentication against Windows domain controllers, and its powerful file manager
provides instant file sharing between local Linux and Windows computers, as well
as with networked Windows clients.

Current users of Xandros Desktop can simply click the Xandros Networks icon on
their desktop to obtain free updates of most of the items in the version 1.1
release. This free upgrade policy provides customers with the latest updates and
enhancements, and resolves various support issues that have turned up since the
initial release.

Please visit the Xandros store at www.xandros.com/shopping to order Xandros
Desktop Deluxe 1.1. Users of Xandros Desktop 1.0 who wish run Office XP and
Adobe Photoshop can send an e-mail to shop@xandros.com for details on how to
purchase the full 1.1 upgrade at a reduced cost.

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