Last Updated on: 6th September 2023, 04:07 pm
Web site: unitedlinux.com (not active)
Category: Desktop, Server
Desktop environment: GNOME, KDE
Based on: openSUSE
Wikipedia: United Linux
The last version | Released: 1.0 | November 19, 2002
United Linux – a consortium of Linux distributors which created a common base distribution for enterprise use. The founding members of United Linux were SUSE, Turbolinux, Conectiva and Caldera International.
United Linux 1.0 is a business-oriented system that is stable, scalable and reliable, with a quality that is as good as expensive commercial operating systems. UL 1.0 was initially available in English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese (PRC), Korean, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, German, Hungarian and French. Manufacturers of this distribution list among the greatest advantages: compliance with standards, scalability, wide availability, security. The hardware platforms include: Intel (32 and 64-bit), AMD, PowerPC (IBM eServer iSeries and pSeries) and IBM eServer zSeries. United Linux is capable of supporting up to 64 gigabytes of RAM.
The official “release party” of the 1.0 was made at Comdex, and the sponsors of the ceremony were IBM and Hewlett-Packard.
The project ended on January 22, 2004.