Developer Linux News for Mar 23, 1999
Linux kernel 2.2.4 released (Mar 23, 1999, 16:46)
A massive amount of changes with this new kernel. Check it
AsiaBizTech: Fujisoft ABC to Offer Linux Software Service in April (Mar 23, 1999, 16:30)
"Fujisoft ABC Inc. will begin offering a service to change
Windows PCs used in enterprise systems to Linux-based systems, the
company said. Already, a few vendors offer such services in
AsiaBizTech: Justsystem to Launch ATOK for Linux in July (Mar 23, 1999, 16:29)
"Justsystem Corp. plans to offer in July a Japanese-language
input program tentatively named ATOK for Linux. In September, the
ATOK Server for Linux client/server Japanese-language input
software is planned for sale."
Korea Times: Massive Rally Against Microsoft Due Today (Mar 23, 1999, 16:06)
"A group of domestic computer retailers, who recently attacked
the software giant Microsoft Corp. for its price policy of Windows
98 and the method of cracking down on piracy, is set to stage a
mass rally across the nation today."
New 2.2.3-ac4 Linux Kernel RPMS available for Mandrake and Red Hat Linux (Mar 23, 1999, 13:48)
"They are based upon kernel 2.2.3-ac4 which is the lasted and
more stable Linux kernel available at this time. They "should" now
be usable for daily work :)"
Hitachi to release JP1 middleware for Linux this summer (Mar 23, 1999, 12:42)
Hitachi has 30% of the Japan information system management
Slackware 4.0 Pre-Beta released (Mar 23, 1999, 12:12)
Last night, Patrick Volkerding uploaded the 4.0 Pre-Beta to
New GNOME RPMS available (Mar 23, 1999, 12:07)
Covers GNOME 1.0.3 and a few new applications.
LinuxPower: The Future of the Linux Desktop (Mar 23, 1999, 10:01)
"These are exciting times for Linux. Linux has gained major
supporters in recent months with many of the giants in the
computing industry making announcements involving the once-rebel
operating system (OS). Linux has its critics but has proven itself
to be a robust server OS and is being compared with more expensive
proprietary OSes. The next debate now is whether or not Linux is
ready for the 'desktop'."
Lehmanns Fachbuchhandlung donates DM 4,500 to KDE project (Mar 23, 1999, 09:28)
"Currently, Lehmanns offers a new CD with KDE 1.1 for DM 15,-.
Again, the KDE project will get 3,- DM from each CD sold."
Silicon: Zoo harvests Microsoft's money to secure mouse's future
(Mar 23, 1999, 09:08)
"Microsoft has thrown its corporate weight behind a mouse in a
massive sponsorship deal with London Zoo"