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How can I say “powered by” in French in a software context.

Example English phrases: Powered by Microsoft, Powered by Linux, Powered by StackExchange.

I've “tasted” alimenter, fournir, produire but none of them sounds quite right…

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Wordpress' translation use « propulsé ». Which is not bad, albeit a it odd. If I were to say this in French, I would probably go for a word that reflect what powered is in this particular case

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Euh, soutenu ? bof. –  Stéphane Gimenez Sep 12 '13 at 8:58
    
@StéphaneGimenez Je pensais à CareerOverflow. –  Evpok Sep 12 '13 at 9:31
    
Ouais mais le sens est complètement différent de « powered by ». –  Stéphane Gimenez Sep 12 '13 at 9:31

Dans son blog, Journal d'un avocat, Eolas utilise le registre qui lui est familier (c'est moi qui graisse):

Mes logiciels, comme mes clients, sont libres. Ce blog est délibéré sous Firefox et promulgué par Dotclear.

Et tout au fond, en bas à droite, il est mentionné, en traduction plus littérale:

Propulsé par Dotclear

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