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Nero to unveil Nero Linux 3 at CeBIT

Written by James Delahunty @ 16 Mar 2007 7:32 User comments (4)

Nero to unveil Nero Linux 3 at CeBIT Nero announced today that Nero Linux 3 will be unveiled at CeBIT in Germany. The new version of the definitive burning application for Linux operating systems will add Blu-Ray and HD DVD data recording support as well as an improved graphical user interface (GUI) that is similar to the look and feel of the current Nero Burning ROM 7 edition.
"Nero has long recognized the importance of including the Linux community in our broad user base," said Udo Eberlein, Chief Operating Officer, Nero AG. "By ensuring that the functionalities of our most popular application are available to users of the Linux operating systems, we are also ensuring that Nero's cutting-edge burning technology is enjoyed by users all over the world."

In addition to Blu-ray and HD DVD burning capabilities, Nero Linux 3 will also natively support 64-bit systems, as well as Unicode in all languages currently supported by Nero's flagship product, Nero 7. A beta version of Nero Linux 3 is expected to be available at the end of March 2007. Nero's OEM partners will be able to bundle Nero Linux 3 starting in mid-May 2007 offering a unique solution to the growing community of Linux OS users and fans. Many Linux distributions will be supported in the new upgrade including Red Hat Enterprises, Fedora Core, SuSE, Debian, Ubuntu, Linspire, and Mandriva.

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4 user comments

118.3.2007 06:27

Will it have lightscribe like the windows version? If it doesn't I'll stick with K3b.

225.3.2007 17:42

Will it be free and open source? I doubt it. Eventuall K3b will catch up with nero's HD-DVD and Blu-ray writing skills. But I guarantee you K3b will catch up before I decide to buy one of those drives :D .. But seriously.. K3b is pretty awesome!

325.3.2007 19:34

I'm waiting for my distros new release to be finalised. It will then have support for the lacie lightscribe solution. Even now k3b beats Nero.

422.5.2007 17:51

Nero in Windows offers a bundle of software package to handle movie/DVD content processing prior to burning. Will they offer similar package in Linux? I think it will be cool to have a bundled software such as combining several miniDVDs to one regular DVD in Linux. Hopefully the price won't be more expensive than its windows counterparts.

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