Developer Linux News for Oct 27, 1999
Linux kernel 2.2.13ac2 released (Oct 27, 1999, 21:37)
BW: Linuxcare to Provide Linux Support for NEC Software (Oct 27, 1999, 20:58)
"As the solutions are deployed, Linuxcare will additionally
provide backline Linux support for NES customers."
LinuxPR: DaZone Tech Inc. Announces WebDbBuilder for Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 20:43)
"WebDbBuilder is a complete framework for integrating Web and
M2 Presswire: Launch of UK's first reseller share option scheme for Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 20:07)
"Resellers who join the scheme will receive an option to buy one
share in Definite Linux PLC for every copy of Definite Linux sold.
Each copy of the Advanced Server Edition will qualify for an option
to buy 10 shares."
M2 Presswire: Windows NT '99 exhibition provides showcase for rival UK Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 20:03)
"Linux appeals to IT Executives who think for themselves and are
prepared to break the mould."
LinuxPR: MacMillan Captures 52% of Linux Retail Sales for August '99 (Oct 27, 1999, 19:53)
"Complete Linux 6.0 Only Linux Title in Business Software Top
CNET News.com: Study reveals not-so-hot Java (Oct 27, 1999, 19:44)
"...in the eyes of business developers, Java still has some
significant shortcomings that Sun will need to address. Topping the
list is performance speed... The other major concern... is the lack
of a Java standard managed by an open-standards body."
LinuxPR: ORBiT Announces Developer Partnership with Red Hat (Oct 27, 1999, 19:34)
"ORBiT's Linux backup solution, UNiBACK for Linux, is included
on the application CD with Red Hat's 6.1 release, now
LinuxPR: I.D.E.A.L. Technology Corporation Bundles An I.D.E.A.L. Way To Use Floppies and CDs Under Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 19:29)
"I.D.E.A.L. Technology is the only Linux company to ship pre-
loaded Linux systems with Supermount installed."
ZDNet: Dvorak: Microsoft's dastardly plot [Hotmail] (Oct 27, 1999, 19:03)
CNET News.com: Microsoft invests in start-up [Vadem] with mobile [Win CE] focus (Oct 27, 1999, 18:41)
"Microsoft... has made an equity investment in Vadem and will
work with the company to help speed the development of its Windows
CE-based handheld devices."
ComputerWorld: Clustering software takes Linux in new direction (Oct 27, 1999, 17:35)
"...effort to improve the performance of Linux clusters has
brought TurboLinux to the point of changing the Linux kernel, which
is governed by the public domain. If TurboLinux isn't careful, its
strategy of serving a market by improving on core Linux technology
could produce a "forked" version of Linux..."
LinuxWorld: The Mozilla story: Milestone 10 (Oct 27, 1999, 17:20)
"The Mozilla team were not, and are not, responsible for the
things which have made so many (including me) dislike and distrust
the world's largest ISP."
BW: Excalibur Ships Industry's Most Scalable Search Applications For Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 17:14)
"Excalibur RetrivalWare(R) Provides Linux Developers and ISVs
With Intelligent Web-based Search for Building KM and E-Commerce
Silicon.com: Lotusphere 99: Lotus ports Domino R5 to Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 17:03)
"Lotus is to port its Domino R5 groupware to the Linux operating
system, but said it has no plans to run the Notes client on the
open source operating system in the immediate future."
CRN: Lotus Poised To Ship Domino For Linux (Oct 27, 1999, 16:23)
"With the addition of the Linux platform, Lotus is extending
Domino's operating system support portfolio, enabling organizations
to make systems choices that best fit their network needs in
today's multiplatform environments."
Ext2: Using Cron and At to schedule jobs (Oct 27, 1999, 15:44)
"There are certain things that you have to do regularly on your
Linux system, like emptying your /tmp/, rotating your logfiles or
creating a backup. Fortunately you don't have to do these
repetitive tasks yourself, cron can handle them for you."
Ext2: Review: Eric's Ultimate Solitare (Oct 27, 1999, 15:35)
"Fancy yourself at solitare? Think that it's only one card game?
Think again... Loki's latest port to the linux family, Eric's
Ultimate Solitare, comes jam-packed to settle that thought."
Salon: Cartoon For Coders (Oct 27, 1999, 14:44)
"What began two years ago as a doodle that was passed around the
office of a Canadian Internet service provider is now a fledgling
comic empire, with a popular daily Web site, a new book, a global
readership and an upcoming army of cuddly plush toys and desktop
BW: HotDispatch Goes Live! (Oct 27, 1999, 14:37)
"HotDispatch is the premiere on-line service to meet the needs
of Java and Linux programmers seeking reliable expertise delivered
quickly through a global network of peers incented through
PRNewswire: Enlightenment Development Team Releases Enlightenment 0.16 (Oct 27, 1999, 14:18)
"The initial response to Enlightenment 0.16 has been very
enthusiastic," said Carsten Haitzler (Rasterman), one of the
developers of Enlightenment."
IT-Director:Loi 495 - allez le source ouvert! (Oct 27, 1999, 13:46)
"France: A step towards electronic democracy."
U.S. Senate May Pass Patent "Reform" Tomorrow (Oct 27, 1999, 04:51)
"There's apparently an attempt underway to sneak a patent
"reform" bill through Congress. Write your senators to tell them
you oppose this measure."