Linux Buyer's Guide Launches: Linux Journal Introduces Its New On-Line Resource

SEATTLE, WA -- SSC Publications, publisher of the award-winning monthly magazine Linux Journal, is pleased to announce the launch of the on-line Linux Buyer's Guide: http://www.linuxjournal.com/bg.

The print edition of the Linux Buyer's Guide has always been a hit with Linux enthusiasts around the world, and this year we are excited to introduce the guide as an on-line resource. Free to all, this comprehensive directory of services and products will allow users to effortlessly search Linux-related products and companies.

Linux Journal Editor in Chief Richard Vernon commented, "With the ubiquity of Linux, the number of Linux-related products is growing exponentially and keeping track of them is certainly no easy task. The Linux Buyer's Guide brings together information on thousands of Linux-related products -- everything from server hardware to games. By switching our Buyer's Guide from a print to an on-line format, we can ensure the information is up-to-date and easily searchable."

Vendors and maintainers of free software wishing to list their products and services in the Linux Buyer's Guide can do so for free, and will now have the ability to update their listings as often as needed, with a minimum of once per calendar year to ensure accuracy. For additional information on the Linux Buyer's Guide please visit http://www.linuxjournal.com/bg, or send e-mail to bg@ssc.com.

About Linux JournalLinux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux world-wide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal is currently celebrating its eighth year of publication and and boasts a circulation of over 100,000. Linux Journal may be purchased at all major bookstores and newsstands and may also be ordered by calling 1-888-66-LINUX, sending e-mail to subs@ssc.com or visiting http://www.linuxjournal.com/. For additional information about Linux Journal send e-mail to linux@ssc.com.

About the PublisherSSC Publications is an established leader in the Linux, Open Source and UNIX fields, publishing best-selling books, reference cards and e-zines in these fields since 1983. SSC is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has been operating since 1968. Visit SSC on the web at http://www.ssc.com/.

Media Relations Contact:

Rebecca Cassity, Marketing ManagerSpecialized Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSC)PO Box 55549, Seattle, WA, 98155Phone: +1 206-297-8653 / Fax: +1 206-782-7191rebecca@ssc.com

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Rebecca Cassity is the Director of Sales for Linux Journal

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