Developer Linux News for Apr 28, 1999
FairfaxIT: Sun's Hotspot close to release after long delay (Apr 28, 1999, 23:48)
"Sun Microsystems said it had underestimated the work involved
in putting together its Hotspot "turbo boost" technology for
programs written with Java."
Wine 990426 has been released (Apr 28, 1999, 21:59)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.
Kernel Traffic #16 Is Available (Apr 28, 1999, 21:58)
A weekly summary of events on the Linux-Kernel mailing list
PegaSoft Canada - Linux portal site for professional Linux developers (Apr 28, 1999, 15:03)
"The PegaSoft Portal contains hundreds of links to
Linux kernel 2.2.7 released (Apr 28, 1999, 14:08)
The latest production Linux kernel.
International Symposium on Wearable Computers October 18-19, 1999 (Apr 28, 1999, 14:03)
Call for participation new deadline June 7.
BW: Penguin Computing to Ship All Machines With Red
Hat 6.0 (Apr 28, 1999, 13:14)
"The newest version, released earlier this week, will offer
Penguin's customers even greater performance and support with the
reliability and flexibility they've come to expect from the Linux
Fortune: The Dreyfuss Report: Some Promising Software
for Linux (Apr 28, 1999, 12:28)
"Despite its maverick status, Linux has enormous momentum."
Upside.com: All Qt on the Western Front (Apr 28, 1999, 10:27)
"Things seem peaceful now. The Gnome project is finally out of
beta. The KDE folks are basking in the glory of their recent
"Innovation of the Year" award at Germany's CeBIT conference, the
world's largest computer fair..."
VA Research Announces Strategic Acquisition and Corporate Reorganization (Apr 28, 1999, 10:04)
Here is the official press release for VA Research's
Cygnus to Deliver GNUPRO Software for Intel's Future IA-64 Processors (Apr 28, 1999, 10:02)
"Industry Leading Linux Development Tools Now Span All Key Intel
Rediff on the Net: Conscience for the poor. Free! (Apr 28, 1999, 09:27)
"Most Indian PCs run illegal software. For many, honesty could
only mean a free meal. Srikant Sreenivasan cooks one with open
source and freeware."
BW: UC Berkeley Announces a Conference April 30 (Apr 28, 1999, 00:30)
Linus Torvalds will be a featured guest speaker.
Rediff on the Net: Conscience for the poor. Free! (Mar 18, 1999, 00:09)
"The open source revolution of 1998 saw Linux emerge as a strong
alternative operating system that is both high on performance and