Developer Linux News for Jul 28, 1999
Linux kernel version 2.3.12 (Jul 28, 1999, 22:11)
177 files changed, 10653 insertions, 8738 deletions.
InfoWorld: Oracle's Ellison promises $150, Linux-based computer (Jul 28, 1999, 21:54)
"Oracle is developing a low-cost, Intel-processor based computer
that has no hard drive and will be priced at $150 excluding the
monitor, the company's chief executive officer disclosed
c't: VMware 1.0: Windows with Linux (Jul 28, 1999, 19:33)
"VMware under Linux simulates a PC inside a PC and runs DOS,
Windows & co in it."
LinuxPR: Loki Entertainment Software Launches New Website (Jul 28, 1999, 19:08)
"Loki Entertainment Software...announced today the launch of
their new website, www.lokigames.com"
ZDNET UK: Linus [sic] goes turbo in Japan - number 1 OS (Jul 28, 1999, 18:46)
"Japanese computer users are lapping up the TurboLinux operating
system and research shows it is currently the country's
best-selling operating system."
Upside: Let the Games Begin (Jul 28, 1999, 18:37)
"Time moves fast in the Linux world. Just ask Scott Draeker,
founder and president of Tustin, Calif.-based Loki Entertainment
LinuxPR: Linux Is #1 In ANTARCTICA (Jul 28, 1999, 18:36)
Antarctica IT, Inc. announces the first consulting company in
New England specializing in service and support for the Linux
operating system and related Open Source software."
Cosource.com enters Beta (Jul 28, 1999, 17:37)
"We're now finally ready to begin our live beta and serve
everybody who took the time to fill out our sign-up sheet."
Open Source Alternatives to big-name IM systems (Jul 28, 1999, 17:20)
"I just wanted to remind people to not overlook the Open Source
IM systems that are available."
TechWeek: Myths Hinder Acceptance of Open Source (Jul 28, 1999, 17:18)
"...the corporate acceptance of Linuxâ€"and
open-source software in generalâ€"is hindered by a set
of myths about software production economics..."
Sather has now been converted to the GPL/LGPL licence (Jul 28, 1999, 16:23)
"Sather is an object oriented language designed to be simple,
efficient, safe, flexible and non-proprietary."
Seybold Reports: Will Linux Replace NT? (Jul 28, 1999, 15:19)
"The open source movement presents several viable software
alternatives to the `big brands'"
Linux.com: Loki Entertainment Software Launches New Website (Jul 28, 1999, 13:44)
"Our new site is a visual testament on the world wide web to the
validity of Linux gaming"
Eric S. Raymond -- Microsoft is right, for once (Jul 28, 1999, 06:52)
"Today Microsoft, the Borg from Redmond, is on the right side --
the open-source side -- of a dispute about network standards. I
expect water to begin flowing uphill any second now, and look out
for pigs on the wing."
BW: Magic Software Continues to Post Record Results (Jul 28, 1999, 02:04)
"... positive market acceptance for our increased solutions
offerings and for our involvement with the Linux community has
intensified awareness of Magic, particularly in businesses seeking
to grow their profitability through powerful e-commerce and other
Presswire: Novell invests in five Internet companies (Jul 28, 1999, 01:47)
"Novell, Inc. today announced... minority equity positions in
five Internet and network software companies: ..., Red Hat,..."
IDG.net: Microsoft expects Venus to flower in China (Jul 28, 1999, 00:39)
"...the price of Venus computers will be set by the
manufacturers of the devices, not by Microsoft, which is only
contributing the operating system and initial applications for