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GNOME 2.14 targets corporate desktops

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The next version of GNOME will include a number of tools aimed at making it easier for administrators to deploy the Linux desktop environment in enterprises.

GNOME 2.14, which is due for release on 15 March, will include new administrator tools such as a profile manager and an editor to lock down PC functionality, according to GNOME developer Davyd Madeley in an article posted on the project Web site at the end of last week.

Madeley wrote on his blog that he wrote the article to "pimp the shiny features" in GNOME 2.14, although he cautioned that the details of what is included in the final version of 2.14 may change.

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