Developer Linux News for Feb 27, 1999
Information Week: Universal Video Driver (Feb 27, 1999, 23:26)
This driver is for Windows 95, and a beta for Linux is
gnorpm 0.6 released (Feb 27, 1999, 22:25)
a GUI frontend to the RPM package management system.
GameBlitz: Software heretics unleash Doom (Feb 27, 1999, 22:14)
An overview of the trend by commercial entertainment software
producers to support the Linux platform.
Linux Letters and Numbers (Feb 27, 1999, 18:12)
Children's Game for Linux
NewsWire: More companies embrace open source (Feb 27, 1999, 17:59)
"the notion of releasing the source code for major corporate
applications is continuing to gain ground. "
Computerworld: Linux growth snowballs as big boys join the throng
(Feb 27, 1999, 17:59)
"The tall poppy syndrome could well be to blame for the rise and
rise of Linux"
New stable version of Samba released - 2.0.3. (Feb 27, 1999, 17:59)
The Samba Team is pleased to announce Samba 2.0.3.
InfoWorld: Linux deluge picks up momentum at LinuxWorld (Feb 27, 1999, 13:30)
"Alongside the major enterprise vendors announcing products,
initiatives, and partnerships all in the name of Linux, smaller
software providers and Linux distributors are also putting muscle
behind the operating system."
The Mining Company: The Big Leagues (Feb 27, 1999, 13:23)
"Both the corporate hardware and the corporate software now
exist; the Linux office server is quickly becoming reality rather
than wishful thinking. The million dollar question is whether or
not Linux will live up to the hype and become a permanent and
central fixture in a sizable percentage of corporate installations.
At least now, many more IT managers will be able and willing to
give Linux a try.
Hopkins FBI for Linux (Rolling Demo) (Feb 27, 1999, 11:05)
Hopkins FBI is a new commercial game. It is an adventure game
which offers many 3D cinematics scenes, hand drawn animations,
sounds and great musics. the rolling demo is available on http://www.hopkinsfbi.com.
Oracle 8i for Linux for OTN Members (Feb 27, 1999, 11:03)
PC Week: Linux conference draws big guns for support (Feb 27, 1999, 00:17)
"In October 1995, a small Boston trade show called Internet
World turned into a watershed in enterprise computing. Next week's
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo promises the same type of turning
Wine 990226 release, FAQ now available (Feb 27, 1999, 00:17)
Innovative Gaming Submits New Video Slot Product to Nevada Gaming Control For Approval (Feb 27, 1999, 00:07)
A gambling product, running Linux.
Tech Soft America Announces Integration of the HOOPS 3D Graphics System With the Qt Cross-Platform UI Toolkit (Feb 27, 1999, 00:01)
"Tech Soft America (TSA), developer of the popular HOOPS(R) 3D
Graphics System today announced the addition of the Qt
cross-platform UI toolkit to the growing list of complementary
development tools for HOOPS."