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IBM launches Notes client for Linux desktops

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Starting today, IBM is making Lotus Notes for Linux a part of the Domino 7 groupware stack. It will initially be available on clients running Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS 4 Update 3, and IBM says that within 90 days it will have it available for Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 desktop distribution.

Customers who are currently licenses users of Notes on Windows or Macs can switch to Linux at no additional cost.

The graphical user interface embodied in the Linux Notes client is based on the Eclipse open source toolset.

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