Jamin Gray writes:
"Memory-HOWTO 1.0 has been released!
The Unix/Linux mindset is one of education and intellectual
growth. I've written a piece on memory training
techniques which I think many of you will be interested in
Mapu sent us this
information from news.opera.no, opera.linux newsgroup
"Opera Technology Version released
Hi all, the first technology preview has now been uploaded to
Metalab, and will probably end up in it's proper place in a few
hours. Also, we have uploaded an RPM to ftp.linux-mandrake.com/incoming/opera-19991224-1.i386.rpm
Do NOT send us or me email concerning this version. I repeat,
do_NOT_ send email to us about that version.
We'll make an official announcement on Monday, when our
webmaster is back.
Thanks for your attention, followup set.
Tollef Fog Heen"
[ If you have problems with the above link, try this one.
We received this announcement from three55ml:
"TuxFiles.com opens its doors.
After careful consideration of Linux software needs, the
Box 5 Network is pleased to
announce the release of it's flagship site for the Linux community,
TuxFiles.com. aims to provide
an easy and fast interface to a large index of applications. To
create less confusion, we do not store separate index entries for
each version of an application, rather we only link to the most
recent development and stable versions. We do not attempt to store
information about the application on our server other than the
links to its important information and a description. On top of the
application index rests reviews, message boards, and editorials.
With the help of the Linux community and application developers,
this site will grow quickly to become a powerful and easy system to
"CommandPrompt Software is proud to announce the first public
release of its lxpServ web application server. lxpServ, released
under the QPL is a unique application server written in the "c"
language allowing anyone who can write base HTML code to use a high
level interface to create dynamic Web Sites. The most unique
feature of lxpServ is its ability to interface with other
programming languages such as PHP.
Anyone seeking to increase productivity in their web design and
decrease the amount of actual code they must write should take a
look at lxpServ!
CommandPrompt can be found
lxpServ can be
George Mitchell writes
As a new PC reseller in California, I have been attempting to
market Linux desktop machines to those folks who simply cannot
afford a Windows computer and all of the pricey software that is
required for their basic computing needs. Linux freeware meets
almost all of their needs. However one of the questions I have been
faced with is whether or not they can have access to free ISPs with
a Linux computer. I posed this question to both NetZero and
Freei.net via email and got the following responses:
A polite response from NetZero:
Thank you for your interest. There has been much interest in a
Linux version however Linux and other operating systems are not
under development, nor do we have immediate plans to begin software
development for these systems.
Please check back with us by visiting http://www.netzero.net to
find out the latest information on NetZero software
NetZero Customer Care
And a more direct response from Freei.net:
We do not have software that would allow Linux to maintain a
connection to us nor do I know of any plans to develop it in the
Level II Technical Support
I find these responses interesting in light of the fact that
people on limited incomes could be a natural target audience for
the kind of advertising supported services these companies
- Shane Adams writes:
"CPAN Modules - Documentation Available Online
Hello - I've taken every package from CPAN and put the package's
documentation online. The doc's are now searchable. To search for
say 'Net::SMTP' use the query syntax of 'Net SMTP'.
"RRT2 and Drivers Message-board on Loki.linuxgames.com!
We now have 2 new boards up at the Loki Portal Page. Everyone was
asking for the Driver section. So there ya go. Post all your issues
with Drivers or what-not!
The Driver Message-board
The RailRoad Tycoon 2 Message-board"
- Joey writes:
"LinuxHelp.net: New Apache PHP MySQL Guide.
DJG's Apache-PHP3-MySQL HOWTO
Many people have asked how to configure Apache to work with
PHP3-MySQL support so I decided to write this guide. Hopefully,
after reading this, you will be able to use PHP3 on your webserver,
to connect to your MySQL databases.
Full Guide available at www.linuxhelp.net."
- Joshua Drake writes:
"LinuxPorts.Com: New Networking Howto released
The December release of the Networking Howto is now available.
New in this release is the section:
Advanced Networking with Kernel 2.2
This section gives a brief overview of the usage of the new IP
tools available for Kernel 2.2 of the Linux OS.
We are asking for anyone that has knowledge of the 2.2 tools and is
willing to help document them to please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The document can be viewed here."