Developer Linux News for Dec 21, 1998
UPDATED: Independent: Software that is PC (Dec 21, 1998, 20:10)
"The main thrust of Eva Pascoe's article
about open source software appears to be a sort of anti-Microsoft
ComputerWorld: Linux gaining backup tool support (Dec 21, 1998, 18:04)
"Legato Systems Inc. will
soon join Spectra
Logic Corp. on the scant but growing list of backup vendors
offering Linux support."
SEUL status update (Dec 21, 1998, 15:04)
WXftp is now free software, SEUL-EDU project updates, and GNU
EDA software available.
GNOME User's Guide Released (Dec 21, 1998, 14:42)
The new GNOME User's Guide, being written by David Mason of RHAD
Labs, is now available.
Industry Standard: The 10 Stories That Shook the Net (Dec 21, 1998, 14:19)
"When it comes to the Internet, every year merits the same
superlatives as the year before... Still, it's tempting to declare
1998 the year the Internet came of age."
Red Hat includes KDE and GNOME in the latest version of "Raw Hide" (Dec 21, 1998, 14:14)
Raw Hide is Red Hat's method of openly beta testing rough-cuts
of Red Hat Linux distributions.
PC Week: Linux's enterprise evolution (Dec 21, 1998, 10:53)
"A new file system, kernel update and improved interface are on
tap for Linux"
Detailed WordPerfect 8 installation instructions (Dec 21, 1998, 09:50)
Are you having trouble installing WordPerfect 8 for Linux? Maybe
this will help.
Performance Computing: UNIX Riot (Dec 21, 1998, 03:55)
"TurboLinux is outselling NT in Japan's retail software market
10 to 1, so I hear."--Mark Hall
ROADS 2.1 - A free Yahoo-like system written in Perl (Dec 21, 1998, 03:25)
ROADS is a collection of tools for use in building on-line
catalogues. It's written in Perl and distributed as 'Open Source'
software under the standard Perl terms and conditions.
XGlobe: An enhanced version of xearth (Dec 21, 1998, 00:07)
XGlobe uses textured surfaces, and looks very nice. It's written
using the Qt toolkit.
MSNBC: Corel's versatile Linux box (Dec 21, 1998, 00:05)
"The Netwinder LC is a powerful workstation in a tiny package,
and WordPerfect 8 for Linux is an excellent consumer app"