Eloquence A.06.00 is available for the
Linux operating system
on the Intel platform.
In case you never heard of Linux before:
Linux was originally created in 1991 by Linux Torvalds, a young engineering
student at the University of Helsinki in Finland and is developed by
a global group of (thousands of) programmers on the Internet.
Linux is a freely-distributable, multi-tasking, multi-user operating
system that gives you the power and reliability of UNIX on a personal
computer. It implements a superset of the POSIX standard to which all
UNIX systems comply.
Linux interoperates well with other operating systems, including those
from Apple, Microsoft and Novell.
Linux is being used today by millions (currently estimated
3-5 million users) of people all over the world. It is used for software
development, networking (intra-office and Internet), and as an end-user
The well known
Byte Magazine said about Linux:
"It's powerful. It's open. It's free. That's why this Unix is entering
What would you say if you were offered a graphical OS that has the
ability to run on both a low-end 386 and the fastest Pentium Pro, handles
most of your DOS and Windows 3.1 applications, connects to anything on
your network, and is free?"
Linux (in the flavour of the RedHat Linux distribution) was selected by
the PC magazine as a
European Software Excellence Awards Finalist in the category
"Environment/Desktop" (along with Windows NT 4.0 Workstation).
For more Linux reviews please refer to
Linux in the commercial world
Please note that the Linux operating system is not supported by the
HP Customer Response Centers.