Developer Linux News for Dec 26, 1999
CNN: Open source software gets a safety net (Dec 26, 1999, 20:10)
"Open source software has taken up residence on enterprise
networks despite initial concerns that its unconventional version
control and support structure would make it a risky bet for
Linux Gazette: DHCP for the Home Network (Dec 26, 1999, 19:41)
"If your office and home environments are configured correctly,
DHCP is about to be your new best friend!"
Linux Gazette: LinuxThreads Programming (Dec 26, 1999, 19:37)
"A thread is a sequential flow of control through a program.
Thus multi-threaded programming is a form of parallel programming
where several threads of control are executing concurrently in the
Linux.com: Building Software (Dec 26, 1999, 19:27)
"Building software is an integral part of the Linux Operating
System. It is not absolutely necessary, but compiling software
yourself ensures that you get complete customizability, and is the
foundation if the open source movement."
Windows NT Magazine: Sun's StarOffice Play (Dec 26, 1999, 19:23)
"StarOffice is a good program, and even if it isn't in Office's
league, businesses might find saving $500 to $800 per copy for
office productivity software compelling."
SunWorld: The essential guide to open source, What you need to be a know-it-all (Dec 26, 1999, 19:06)
"For this month's Silicon Carney column, Rich Morin dives into
the free software and open source communities to compile an
essential list of annotated pointers. Read on and discover
everything you didn't know you couldn't live without!"
LinuxPR: Merry Christmas, Microsoft (Dec 26, 1999, 18:14)
"Small Linux-oriented consultancy gives software giant Microsoft
a Christmas gift."
LinuxPR: Liquid Linux 1.0 in Development Stage (Dec 26, 1999, 18:10)
"A new operating system for the new millennium."
Yahoo!/Reuters: Corel Stock Rebounds in Holiday Rally (Dec 26, 1999, 14:41)
"... people are looking at the Linux potential'' for Corel,
which is attempting to develop Linux applications..."