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ASUSTOR Announces Official Release of Linux Center

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ASUSTOR announces the official launch of Linux Center. ASUSTOR NAS users can now run the native Linux® system on their NAS, enjoying the rich variety of Linux® apps. Linux Center features easy installation without extra configurations and compatibility with HDMI output. It effectively turns the NAS into a computer with unlimited possibilities. 

Taipei, Taiwan, September 14th, 2017 – ASUSTOR Inc., a leading innovator and provider of network storage solutions, has announced the official launch of Linux Center for ASUSTOR NAS devices. ASUSTOR has utilized virtualization technology to integrate its NAS operating system with Linux®, allowing ASUSTOR NAS to become the most complete secondary development and application solution for the IoT (Internet of Things) era. All ASUSTOR NAS users are invited to experience this lightweight virtual environment along with its rich variety of apps.

Functions for Linux Center include:

  • Flexible use of the Linux® App: The native Linux® system can be directly run on ASUSTOR NAS. This is convenient for developers and users who wish to utilize Linux® for development purposes and also allows them to make use of the rich variety of app resources provided by Linux®.
  • Easy installation with just one touch: Linux Center supports Debian 8 Desktop and Debian 8 Server. Users can download and install the Linux® system by simply clicking on the installation button without needing any other extra configurations.
  • HDMI output on command: ASUSTOR NAS’s HDMI function can be utilized to display Linux Center’s interface on any compatible monitor for development purposes and to make use of the rich variety of Linux® apps, allowing users to create their own Linux® virtual space.
  • Supported models: Linux Center is available for use on AS31/32, AS50/51, AS61/62/63/64 and AS70 series devices. It is recommended to be used with at least 4GB of RAM.

“Supported on the new powerful ADM 3.0 operating system, the release of Linux Center gives ASUSTOR NAS users a dual system advantage with the ability to use both ADM and Linux®, “ said Quote Lin, Chief Technology Officer at ASUSTOR. “Users can take the Linux® open source development environment and applications and integrate them into Linux Center. This frees users from being limited to just the native NAS Apps. Taking advantage of Linux®’s powerful open source development ecosystem, users are able to enjoy the use of more apps than ever before as we step into the IoT era. ASUSTOR NAS devices are not just network storage devices but piece of technology with unlimited possibilities.” 

For more product information please visit:  http://www.asustor.com

Linux Center: Linux Center is ASUSTOR’s latest NAS App and can be downloaded and installed under the ASUSTOR Apps section in App Central.

About ASUSTOR

Founded in 2011, ASUSTOR Inc. was established via direct investment from ASUSTeK Computer Inc. The ASUSTOR brand name was created as a portmanteau of “ASUS” and “Storage”. ASUSTOR is a leading innovator and provider of private cloud storage (network attached storage) and video surveillance (network video recorder) solutions, also specializing in the development and integration of related firmware, hardware and applications. We are devoted to providing the world with unparalleled user experiences and the most complete set of network storage solutions possible.