(Auszug aus der Pressemitteilung)
Altadena, CA; Paris, France; December 18st, 2003 – MandrakeSoft, the maker of the popular Mandrake Linux distribution,
system that runs „on the fly“ from a single bootable CD. MandrakeMove is
a new product designed for the PC platform that requires no installation
process and cleverly uses a USB key to save personal data. Pricing
starts at $19.90.
MandrakeMove is Mandrake Linux with „live CD“ technology. It includes
everything needed for Internet, Office and Multimedia tasks on a single
bootable CD, including a full-featured office suite compatible with
Microsoft® Office documents.
MandrakeMove is a complete portable productivity tool for computer users
who are „on the move“ and who require a light and full-featured
operating system (complete with stored personal data) without the burden
of lugging around laptop. Just insert MandrakeMove into a CD-ROM drive,
boot from the disc, and a few seconds later enjoy a complete and
full-featured Mandrake Linux operating system.
MandrakeMove is also an ideal way to help expand Linux adoption as it
doesn’t require installation and may be used without advanced knowledge
„MandrakeMove is an impressive new product that marks an important step
in the way computers are used. This is truly a „non-geek“ product that
will people experience Linux for the first time, although I’m certain
computer enthusiasts will love it as well! MandrakeMove fits perfectly
within our approach of bringing Linux technology to the largest number
of people“, said François Bancilhon, CEO of MandrakeSoft.
MandrakeMove is sure to become one of this season’s „hot techno-gift“
with prices starting at $19.90.