Developer Linux News for Jan 29, 1999
BBC: The odyssey of Open Source software (Jan 29, 1999, 23:43)
"Eric Raymond's Winter Tour is now officially over but the
struggle to free program code all over the world goes on."
VNUNet: Linux fires off its latest howitzer (Jan 29, 1999, 12:28)
"New release looks set to put some fizz into the market."
Linux kernel 2.2.1ac1 released (Jan 29, 1999, 12:00)
An "Alan Cox Patch" to the latest 2.2.1 production kernel.
Viability of Open Source Software in a Large Enterprise (Jan 29, 1999, 11:55)
This paper aims "to demonstrate to an enterprise IT professional
that OSS can often be a valid alternative when evaluating software
for the enterprise."
The Times (UK): Program to free the Earth (Jan 29, 1999, 11:51)
This is truly an entertaining "must read". The article leads off
with a not too happy full-face photo of Eric Raymond and the
caption: "Free-software guru Eric Raymond: don't mention
Reuters: Judge orders Microsoft to surrender e-mail (Jan 29, 1999, 10:46)
"... internal e-mails... show that Gates does not consider Linux
to be a threat."
Free ENTERPRISE WEB based Alphanumeric/Digital Paging software (Jan 29, 1999, 08:32)
MessageNet Systems announces a free beta of its popular
commercial WEB based Alphanumeric/Digital paging engine called
Wired: MS: Rivals, Rivals Everywhere (Jan 29, 1999, 00:17)
"Far from being a monopolizing giant, Microsoft was
prey-in-waiting for hungry rivals..."
InfoWorld: Clinton stresses importance of IT literacy (Jan 29, 1999, 00:04)
"We may have the lowest unemployment rate in 29 years, but we've
got a quarter of a million high-wage jobs going vacant this
PC Week: Sybase to port SQL Anywhere Studio to Linux (Jan 29, 1999, 00:04)
"Sybase Inc. is broadening platform support for SQL Anywhere
Studio, shipping the mobile solution for Unix and preparing a beta
release of the software for Linux."
HOWTO use Linux 2.2 with TurboLinux 3.0.1 Linux distribution (Jan 29, 1999, 00:00)
Here is an installation gude for Linux 2.2 on TurboLinux