Developer Linux News for Apr 21, 1999
CNET News.com: Is AOL considering a Linux move? (Apr 21, 1999, 16:06)
"America Online's ambition to expand beyond the boundaries of
desktop computing has given the company a stake in the future of
Linux and Java, two technologies many see as antithetical to the
interests of Microsoft."
Information Week: The KDE Connection: The Operating System Has Two Interfaces (Apr 21, 1999, 13:56)
"... the buzz around Linux and the open-source software movement
is reaching a feverish pitch..."
InfoWorld: Group offers free Linux-based encryption software (Apr 21, 1999, 11:49)
"After three years of work, an open-source project called Linux
FreeS/WAN last week released its first version of free Linux-based
software that encrypts data as it crosses the Internet."
ZDNN: Comdex Spring: Linux - OS in search of standards (Apr 21, 1999, 09:15)
"Linux bigwigs predicted Tuesday that the alternative operating
system would hit the desktop and embedded systems markets soon, but
lamented that a lack of standards was keeping some applications
developers from adopting the platform."
VNU Net: Comdex/Spring: Linux leaders look ahead (Apr 21, 1999, 09:11)
"Some of the key players in the Linux market were gathered at
Comdex/Spring in Chicago on Tuesday for a debate on the future of
the Open Source operating system."
PIKT, Problem Informant/Killer Tool, v1.3.0 released (Apr 21, 1999, 08:47)
"An innovative new paradigm for administering heterogeneous
networked workstations. PIKT monitors systems, reports problems,
and fixes those problems automatically whenever possible."
Survey for German PPC/Linux Distribution (Apr 21, 1999, 08:44)
"there is a survey to help in developing a German PPC/Linux
distribution. Your opinion is sought (assuming you speak
Ottawa Citizen: Linus who? -- not quite as ruthless as Gates (Apr 21, 1999, 08:40)
"Linus Torvalds could be mistaken for a young Bill Gates. Both
men are about the same height, have sandy brown hair, wear glasses
and are fascinated by computers. Both control software running on
computer systems around the world."
CIO: The future under your fingertips (Apr 21, 1999, 03:06)
"The most likely move right now appears to be to Linux..." --
Linux Gazette: Corel WordPerfect Suite 2000 and CorelDraw 9 Release Press Conference (Apr 21, 1999, 02:54)
"Corel has been negotiating... to use the Debian Linux
distribution as the backbone of Corel Linux for the Desktop..."
Linux Gazette #40 (Apr 21, 1999, 02:27)
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Ganymede 0.99 - network directory management system (Apr 21, 1999, 02:06)
"... a GPL'ed network directory management system written in
Java, providing support for team management of NIS, DNS,
KPSQL v.0.1 - A SQL GUI client for PostgresSQL / K Desktop (Apr 21, 1999, 02:00)
"... A tool similar to Oracle's Server Manager motif worksheet
and Microsoft's Windows based SQL Server iSQL query..."
Linux Administration Made Easy" (LAME) Pre-Release (Apr 21, 1999, 01:51)
"... attempts to describe day-to-day administration and