Commercial Products, Companies, and Organizations
Here are links to commercial sites which carry Linux-related products and information. The Commercial HOWTO also lists commercial Linux products.
Please email email@example.com if you want your product added to this list, or use the feedback form.
- Linux Distributions, Books, CDROMs, and other Merchandise:
- *The ACC Bookstore distributes
many Linux-related products, CD-ROMs, books, and more.
- *ADRAS Computing sells very cheap
- [11/28/96] --
*Caldera, Inc. is the manufacturer
of the Caldera OpenLinux Base, a complete Linux system including Netscape, Looking Glass (a graphical user interface), MetroX (a commercial X server), and CRiSPlite (a powerful, graphical text editor).
- *Cheap*Bytes sells many Linux
- *Cetus Technology, Australia
sells CDROMs and hardware.
- *Craftwork Solutions,
produces the Craftworks Linux distribution.
- *DataClub Oy carry one of the widest selection of Linux software and books in Finland, and have their store on the same street as Linus' house!
- *Delix Computer GmbH, producer of the
DLD - Deutsche Linux Distribution.
- *iConnect is the home of the fantastic Debian GNU/Linux distribution. Debian is the distribution with the largest number of active maintainers and probably the most available software packages.
- *InfoMagic, Inc., producers
of the Linux Developer's Resource CD-ROM set, and other Linux material.
- *Instant Linux, a new Linux distribution project.
- *Linux-Kheops, a French Linux distribution.
- [11/28/96] --
*O'Reilly and Associates, Inc. publish many Linux books, including *Running Linux, the *Linux Network Administrator's Guide, the *Linux Multimedia Guide and *Linux in a Nutshell.
- *Just Computers! distributes Linux products and books.
- *Lasermoon, Ltd., distributors of the Linux-FT all-ELF distribution.
- *Linux-Magazin, a German Linux magazine.
- *Linux Configuration and Installation and *Linux Programming, from MIS:Press by Patrick Volkerding, Kevin Reichard, and Eric Johnson.
- *Pacific HiTech, producer of the
Linux Runtime system, and vendor of the Linux Developer's 2-CD set.
- Red Hat Software is the producer
of Red Hat Commercial Linux, a fantastic Linux distribution. They also
sell the Applixware Office Suite,
featuring an integrated and easy-to-use set of office tools.
- SSC, Inc. are publishers
of Linux Journal and
sell many Linux-related products.
- *Stat Design, Inc., sell Linux
shirts, mousepads and mugs.
- *S.u.S.E. GmbH, a German
distributer of Linux software and books.
- *Que, Inc. publishes Using Linux,
a Linux book with CDROM.
- *Walnut Creek CDROM, home of the
"Slackware 96" distribution.
- *WorkGroup Solutions, Inc., makers of
the "Linux Pro" distribution (featuring CDE), "WEBworx" Web Server kit, and the
"FlagShip" programming environment, or visit their *Linux Shopping Mall. Find out why Mark Bolzern, president of
WGS, Inc. thinks *Linux is
- *Wrox Press has just published
Beginning Linux Programming, by Neil Matthew and Richard Stones.
Wrox Press also published many other UNIX related books.
- *Yggdrasil Computing, Inc., producers of the Plug & Play Linux CDROM, and the Linux Bible.
- The *UNIX Sound System is now
available for Linux, by 4Front Technologies.
- *TranSend, by Advanced Network
Products, Inc. is a development toolkit that allows rapid construction of
real-time client/server and distributed applications.
- ARDI has released the *Executor, a full-featured Macintosh emulator for Linux.
- *Mapedit by Boutell.Com,
a shareware imagemap editor.
- *NetCharge, an electronic commerce solution
for companies that wish to process credit cards electronically, developed
- *Ceres Multimedia Software.
- *HTMLView Widget, a widget to render text and images for HTML, by Computer Generation, Inc.
- *Independent Insurance Agency, software from Compuwork runs under Linux.
- Eastern Systems, Inc. offers *TestDesigner, a tool for non-intrusive software and hardware compatibility testing, performance, and benchmarking of Linux-based applications.
- Freedom Software offers the *Freedom Desktop an easy-to-use yet powerful desktop manager/GUI integrated to the Linux environment.
- Innovate Software's *InvisibleWeb & Offline Proxy Server.
- *InterBoard, a threaded
discussion system to provide a structured, searchable Q&A area for linux
newbies and pros.
- *Litsoft, creators of Across Lite, a multi-platform crossword solving and printing software.
- Wolfram Research's *Mathematica software package has been ported to Linux.
- *MATCOM, a Matlab to C++ compiler from MathTools Ltd.
- *Matlab, by MathWorks, Inc. runs under Linux.
- *MARC Designer, a linear finite element analysis program for Linux.
- *Mazama Software Labs produces
Linux-based Internet software, such as Mazama Packet Filter, an IP
filter (firewall) for Linux.
- *Silent Messenger from MessageNet Systems, a multiuser client/server paging gateway. There is also a graphic representation of a *Silent Messenger Network.
- Metro Link, Inc.'s *Metro-X high performance X server for Linux.
- Mike Gleason's high-performance *NcFTPd runs under Linux.
- NET-Community's *GNUstep/MediaBook Developer CD is available for Linux, containing the GNUstep Project plus the complimentary MediaBook libraries.
- *NewsWire, a specialized mini WWW browser that presents information in a ticker-tape manner.
- Just Logic Technologies' *SQL Relational Database Relational System.
- *PowerQuest Corporation, makers of PartitionMagic, a safe repartitioning program for Linux, OS/2, etc.
- *Recital, a fully-functional Relational Database Management System and Fourth Generation Environment (RDBMS and 4GE), now works with Linux.
- *NetZIP, the worlds 1st Network zip
product by *Software Builders International, Inc. is now available for Linux.
- *Solid Information Technology, Ltd
has released a Linux version of its popular relational database management
system SOLID Server.
- *StarOffice, a set of productivity applications by Star Division, GmbH.
- *Stronghold, a commercial version of the Apache WWW server, uses "Secure Sockets Layer" (SSL), a cryptographically strong protocol to protect sensitive information over the WWW.
- *SuperSolutions Corporation
produces a commercial-grade UNIX job scheduler for Linux.
- *Megahedron, by Syndesis Corporation, a powerful 3D graphics engine controlled by a simple, high-level interpreted language called SMPL.
- *tummy.com, Ltd. is the supplier of
XVScan, scanning software for HP ScanJet scanners for Linux.
- *I-NET Ticker Tape Web Site, a client/server software system consisting of I-NET Ticker Tape servers which provide information to remote clients on request. I-NET Ticker Tape clients display the server provided information in a horizontally scrolled "Ticker Tape" format.
- Vosaic, Inc. offers *Vosaic, a Netscape Navigator plugin, supporting real time video over the Internet over telephone dial up connections.
- *NExS, the Network Extensible Spreadsheet,
from X Engineering Software Systems (XESS Corp.) is now available for Linux.
- *Comtrol Corporation, makers of the RocketPort multiport serial board, with Linux drivers available.
- *Cyclades Corporation makers of the
Cyclom intelligent multiport serial boards.
- *Digi International now offers
*officially supported Linux drivers for Digi multiport serial boards.
- *Emerging Technologies, Inc. manufacture
high-speed serial boards capable of handling Frame Relay and DS1 line speeds.
- *Equinox has released Linux drivers
for their intelligent multiport serial boards.
- *Myricom offers Gigabit-per-second LAN hardware with drivers for Linux.
- *Sangoma Technologies, Inc. sells
high-speed serial boards for WAN applications.
- *SDL Communications, Inc. sells
cards for 56 Kbps, 64 Kbps, DS1 and DS3 connections, some with internal
- *SpellCaster Telecommunications,
BRI and PRIBRI and PRI ISDN boards, with Linux drivers.
- Consulting (also see the Consultants HOWTO)
- Complete Systems
- *Advanced System Lab, sells preloaded Linux workstations.
- *Apache Digital Corporation, sells many pre-loaded complete systems, including Linux systems.
- *Cosmos Engineering Co. provides "Linux On A Disk", featuring hard disks preloaded with Linux.
- *Netactive Systems, Ltd., sells turnkey Linux Servers and Workstations.
- *Nene Information Systems, sells pre-installed Linux systems, and consulting.
- *Pacific Internet WEBCUBE, a turnkey Internet server running Linux.
- *SW Technology, sells Intel and DEC Alpha Linux systems.
- *VA Reseach (formerly Fintronic), sells workstations pre-installed with Linux.
Last Modified: December 18, 1996 by Greg Hankins
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