Developer Linux News for Jul 26, 1999
The Register: Sun to buy Linux competitor to MS Office? (Jul 26, 1999, 22:19)
"Sun is poised to buy German software company StarDivision,
according to Germany's c't."
StarOffice takeover by Sun (Jul 26, 1999, 22:13)
The German IT news ticker "Heise news" reports that Sun seems to
have purchased the German software vendor Stardivision...
VNU Net: Latest Linux runs Microsoft apps (Jul 26, 1999, 21:51)
"Analyst at IDC, Kirsten Ludvigsen said: "This is the first time
customers can use Microsoft applications under Linux."
Performance Computing: The State of Tcl (Jul 26, 1999, 16:30)
"Integration applications will script Tcl's success in the
GNOME Summary, July 18-25 (Jul 26, 1999, 16:20)
Table of Contents: gnome-core and gnome-pim, Gnomba, GnomeHack
release, GConf, GTK+/Gnome Application Development goes to press,
If you have a cvs.gnome.org account, read this, Dax Kelson RPM
updates, WM Spec churning along, Report from IBM conference,
Hacking Activity, and New and Updated Software
EE Times: Open source code smooths RTOS design (Jul 26, 1999, 15:47)
"One candidate for a new approach to licensing is the
open-source model, in which the source code to the software is
freely available. When the open-source model is coupled with the
power and functionality that the Linux operating system delivers, a
very compelling solution unfolds."
Technocrat.net: the new adventure of Bruce Perens (Jul 26, 1999, 13:02)
"Bruce Perens (Debian, Open Source) has launched Technocrat.net,
a WWW magazine devoted to technology policy."
Who Reads Linux Today? (Jul 26, 1999, 08:45)
Linux Today Releases New Media Kit and Announces April
Network Computing: Wyse's New Winterm Raises Thin-Client Bar With Linux OS (Jul 26, 1999, 08:23)
"Wyse is on the cutting edge of "thinnovation" with its Winterm
5355SE, a device that combines the features of a WBT with the
flexibility of a desktop computer running the Linux OS."
PIKT, Problem Informant/Killer Tool, v1.6.0 Released (Jul 26, 1999, 08:04)
"... a multi-functional tool for monitoring systems, reporting
and fixing problems, and managing system configurations."
Linux Solution Provider opens new WEB Site for Middle East
and Indian (Jul 26, 1999, 07:44)
"JM Infotech will provide pre-installed Redhat distributions on
the Intel CPUs."
Linux in Business - Case Studies "Hard Rock Cafe" (Jul 26, 1999, 07:40)
"When the Hard Rock Cafe points to Linux, it's saying it knows
about a world that works for everyone."
The 86open Project: Final Update (Jul 26, 1999, 06:53)
"Dead effort or declaration of victory? You decide."
CNET News.com: Net messaging standards war brewing? (Jul 26, 1999, 00:50)
"... Microsoft... restated its support for an industrywide
standard to make all chat applications compatible."