Developer Linux News for Oct 26, 1998
Techweb: Linux Gains Application Momentum (Oct 26, 1998, 17:37)
Corel said Friday that WordPerfect 8 for Linux Personal Edition
will be available as a free download...
YAHOO: NetBeans Announces Final Release of Java Based IDE, NetBeans Developer 2.0 (Oct 26, 1998, 17:20)
[NetBeans] runs on all platforms that support JDK(TM) 1.1.x, including Linux.
InfoWorld: IBM teams with SCO, Intel on 64-bit Unix (Oct 26, 1998, 15:56)
IBM is undertaking a major project with Intel and SCO that
includes developing a version of the Unix operating system for
Intel's upcoming 64-bit processor architecture.
LWN: Saturday ALS Keynote by Corel CEO Dr. Michael Cowpland (Oct 26, 1998, 15:42)
This is a must read. There is much specific,
factual information in Dr. Cowpland's talk that is not generally
known in the Linux community. These are Liz Coolbaugh's notes for
LWN. Highly recommended.
InfoWorld: Linux needs more tools to make it to the corporate desktop (Oct 26, 1998, 13:03)
"In order for Linux to succeed as a corporate desktop it needs a
set of commercial applications. But those applications won't appear
until application developers have commercial-grade Linux
Xybernaut Corporation and Hewlett Packard Announce Worldwide Launch of New
Wearable Computer (Oct 26, 1998, 10:20)
The MA IV, at approximately twenty-eight ounces, runs industry
standard operating systems such as ... LINUX.
Ottawa Citizen: Changes at Corel overblown: Cowpland (Oct 26, 1998, 08:20)
Here's a look at Corel's financial situation.
LDP: Updated HOWTOs are available (Oct 26, 1998, 08:09)
Tim Bynum has updated 8 HOWTOs at the Linux Documentation
Newsbytes: Corel Announces Free WordPerfect 8 For Linux (Oct 26, 1998, 00:52)
With the free offering for personal use, Corel becomes the
latest in a series of firms to provide full or nearly full versions
of a major product for Linux OS users.