Lindows at the Federal Office Systems Exposition

Posted by dave on Mar 22, 2004 1:30 PM EDT
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"Government Buyers See Desktop Linux in Action at Federal Office Systems Exposition"

Global Notebook Provider to Display Powerful, Secure LindowsOS Laptops

SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, D.C. -- March 22, 2004 -- Twinhead, the global notebook PC specialist, will be displaying laptop models pre-loaded with LindowsOS at FOSE, the Federal Office Systems Exposition. An event catering to the needs of government buyers, FOSE takes place on March 23-25 in Washington, D.C. and is the premier event for representatives from the U.S. government, the largest buyer of I.T. Technology in the world. Twinhead will be located in booth 3549.

"Government entities are looking for the same computer features as consumers -- security, affordability, and ease-of-use," said Michael Robertson, chief executive officer of Lindows, Inc. "Desktop Linux technology has made incredible strides over the last two years and is well suited for the government deployment which is happening around the world."

Twinhead will be displaying a laptop pre-loaded with LindowsOS Laptop Edition, the only Linux-based operating system specifically tailored for laptop computers. The operating system features improved power management, compatibility with WiFi cards, and the ability to take advantage of keyboard shortcut keys. The laptop, model 23PA, emphasizes powerful computing and full-featured communications options in a sleek case, designed to be the ideal computer for a mobile lifestyle.

Desktop Linux has been gaining market share in consumer markets, leading to increased government demand for the affordability and power of open-source computing solutions. Approximately 250 separate U.S. government uses of open-source computer systems and tools are currently documented, including running on Air Force computers, Marine Corps systems, and in the Naval Research Laboratory. Linux-based systems and clusters are also in use at the Department of Defense, Agriculture and Energy Departments, and the Federal Aviation Administration.

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For more information, please contact:
Kira Lee
Lindows, Inc.
858-587-6700 ext. 263

About Lindows, Inc.
Lindows, Inc. gives consumers the world's most affordable choice in software, focusing on complete ease-of-use and reliability. LindowsOS is an intuitive operating system that allows the installation of thousands of applications with just one click. LindowsOS 4.5 now offers SIP technology for free worldwide calling to other SIP devices, remote desktop sharing, and integrated websearch and translation tools ( LindowsOS Laptop Edition ( is the first Linux-based operating system tailored specifically for laptops.. Those who are interested in becoming authorized resellers of LindowsOS should visit, or if interested in selling computers pre-loaded with LindowsOS. LindowsOS is currently offered in English (, Spanish ( and Japanese (

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