Developer Linux News for Aug 26, 1999
Introducing Calibri-133 (Aug 26, 1999, 21:55)
"... a ready to use, compact multipurpose network appliance with
embedded Linux OS."
ComputerWorld: Microsoft stops Alpha development (Aug 26, 1999, 21:26)
"The Microsoft announcement... flies in the face of Compaq's
assurances to provide 64-bit NT support on Alpha."
LinuxWorld: Discovering Code Fusion [Review] (Aug 26, 1999, 20:26)
"...key feature... its ability to work seamlessly on both sides
of the open source line."
IDG.net: Gates hedges on Windows 2000 delivery date (Aug 26, 1999, 19:30)
" 'With quality as the top goal,' delivering Windows 2000 by
year's end depends on the feedback Microsoft gets from customers
currently testing the software..."
Reuters: Xanadu project to open source (Aug 26, 1999, 19:21)
"After 40 years, some of the 'longest-running vaporware project'
will be open to developers."
PC Week: Is the Linux revolution over? (Aug 26, 1999, 19:18)
"It appears Linus Torvalds has a handler, which must mean this
whole Linux thing is mainstream so forget about the revolution and
get back to work on your Windows desktops."
BW: Linux Developers Granted Access to Source Code of Tripp Lite's PowerAlert UPS...Software (Aug 26, 1999, 18:32)
"Tripp Lite is the first and only UPS software manufacturer to
date that has granted Linux developers a General Public License to
modify its original source code for private applications."
LinuxPower: A (P)Review of AbiWord (Aug 26, 1999, 18:21)
"One of the things which many say is necessary for Linux to
succeed is desktop productivity tools such as those provided by the
Microsoft Office suite."
Federal Computer Week: Nexor delivers Unix client for Exchange (Aug 26, 1999, 17:38)
"... a software product that enables a Unix workstation to serve
as a client to a Microsoft Corp. Exchange server."
Linuxcare.com: Customizing Your Keyboard Under Linux (Aug 26, 1999, 17:34)
"A customer we'll call "Don" contacted the call center... he
could type with only one hand."
ComputerWorld: Microsoft Tightens Developer Testing Rules for Win 2000 (Aug 26, 1999, 17:11)
"...Microsoft's push... will force users to upgrade, because a
Windows 2000-optimized application will no longer run on Windows NT
Rant Mode Equals One: Software that works anytime, anyplace, any device (Aug 26, 1999, 16:52)
"Microsoft's next move is to help revolutionize the workplace by
creating software that works anyplace, and on any device."
Introducing New Features for Linux Today (Aug 26, 1999, 15:53)
"We've been busy adding new features to Linux Today for the past
several weeks, and I feel that I'm ready to open the floodgates by
Linux 2.2.12 Released (Aug 26, 1999, 15:53)
"Linux 2.2.12 is the latest update to the Linux kernel tree. It
fixes the memory leak bug in the 2.2.11 kernel."
Linux 2.0.38 Security Notice (Aug 26, 1999, 15:50)
"There is a remote network DoS vulnerability in all Linux 2.0.x
systems. Linux 2.2.x is not affected by this bug."
The Register: Merced silicon happens: Linux runs, NT doesn't (Aug 26, 1999, 14:51)
"Microsoft is already gnashing its teeth."
Ext2: Windows, Linux, Automobiles and Ethics (Aug 26, 1999, 14:49)
"This analogy applies well the the Windows/Linux choice, I
Ext2: A look at Midnight Commander (Aug 26, 1999, 14:42)
"The GNU Midnight Commander is a directory browser/file manager
for Unix and Linux systems."
ZDNN: Gates: Win2000 will ship this year (Aug 26, 1999, 14:36)
"It should eliminate the Unix single point of failure issue"
GameSpot.com: Linux and Games (Aug 26, 1999, 14:30)
"The good news is: Installing Linux gets easier every day. The
bad news is: It's still more complicated than installing Windows.
With this guide, and a lot of patience, you should be able to get
August issue of The Chopping Block is out (Aug 26, 1999, 14:11)
"The world forge project is creating a software architecture for
both role playing games and war games."
Adaptive Server Enterprise for Linux (Aug 26, 1999, 12:06)
"Adaptive Server Enterprise version 11.9.2 Development Kit is
now available on the Linux operating system."
New release of Crystal Space (0.14) (Aug 26, 1999, 11:49)
"Crystal Space is an Open Source 3D engine"
Linux development kernel 2.3.15 released (Aug 26, 1999, 01:49)
Disclaimer: Don't use this kernel unless you know what you are
VNU Net: Linux desktop rivals talk, but fail to agree on object model support (Aug 26, 1999, 00:59)
" 'You can currently run applications side by side, but not the
document object model, which allows you to do drag and