Developer Linux News for Mar 24, 1999
Update on Korea's Microsoft pricing rally (Mar 24, 1999, 17:14)
For continuity's sake, here's the only write-up in the on-line
English dailies about yesterdays
Potential problem with kernel 2.2.4 (Mar 24, 1999, 11:57)
Linus Torvalds has released a one-liner fix to the 2.2.4 kernel,
which contains a bug that might cause problems on heavily loaded
DICOM Cube, based on Linux, patent pending? (Mar 24, 1999, 11:51)
Laws McCullough is concerned about a box that is based on the
Cobalt Qube (which is based on Linux), that has the appearance of
having a "patent pending".
LWN: Report from CeBIT, Days 1-4 (Mar 24, 1999, 11:43)
Dan York gives a summary of Linux-related events at this year's
CNET News.com: Novell giving away source code (Mar 24, 1999, 10:54)
"Network software provider Novell has determined the best way to
attract computer programmers to its core NetWare operating system
is to give away a few of its secrets."
Performance Computing: To PC Or Not To PC (Mar 24, 1999, 09:21)
Jon 'maddog' Hall introduces the x86 architecture to old Unix
types (of RISC architecture experience).
Apache 1.3.6 Now Available (Mar 24, 1999, 08:12)
"This new Apache version incorporates over 60 significant
improvements to the server."
PCWeek: When the whole pie is not enough (Mar 24, 1999, 08:08)
"By contrast, Linux is showing surprising strength at a growing
number of companies that believe price really does matter."
CMP Net: Apple Open Source License Draws Criticism (Mar 24, 1999, 07:52)
"Major high-tech players may be adopting open source business
models, but the open source community has been slow to embrace
The KDE Office Suite, A Glimpse Into the Future (Mar 24, 1999, 07:37)
"The KDE Office Suite, though still in its alpha stage, is
rapidly steam-rolling ahead and promises the Open Source community
nothing short of a certifiable killer app. Learn about the KOffice
Suite, its data models and its current status in an article by
Reginald Stadlbauer, one of the developers working on the KOffice