See also: Novell

Homepage: http://www.ximian.com (nowadays a redirect to novell.com)

A corporation known for its excellent, open source software, founded by Nat Friedman (http://www.nat.org) and Miguel de Icaza (http://primates.ximian.com/~miguel/). Ximian, as SUSE, was acquired by Novell in end 2003, although the projects are still flourishing under Novell’s lead. Interesting projects include: Evolution, Mono, Beagle and Red Carpet. The name ‘Ximian’ means ‘ape’ in Spanish.


  • Unofficial Ximian Forum (http://www.nabble.com/Ximian-f1406.html) to browse or search the Ximian projects’ discussions. The forum is hosted by Nabble which archives Ximian projects’ mailing lists into a centralized forum. You can post questions, search for answers, or browse and survey what the community is talking about. You can also drill into the child project forums such as Mono (http://www.nabble.com/Mono-f1367.html), Gaim (http://www.nabble.com/Gaim-f1307.html), Evolution (http://www.nabble.com/Gnome—Evolution-f1297.html).

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