Developer Linux News for Feb 21, 2000
t-break: ABIT Introduces Gentus Linux: Linux, The ABIT WAY! (Feb 21, 2000, 23:57)
"Specifically we have added direct support for UDMA/ATA/66
drivers so that you can install directly to an ATA/66 drive, with a
fixed driver and driver optimizations for UDMA66."
Silicon.com: Gartner stresses costs of Win2000 migration (Feb 21, 2000, 21:27)
"...anyone who has recently moved to NT 4 would be 'nuts' to
move to Microsoft's latest offering because they would never get
their money back."
LinuxPR: Linux Expo 2000 North America (Feb 21, 2000, 20:06)
"First International Crossroads for OSS and Linux Solutions to
Take Place in Montreal, at the Palais des Congrés April
Kernel Traffic #55 Is Out (Feb 21, 2000, 20:03)
Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team
IBM shows Linux for S/390 at CeBIT (Feb 21, 2000, 20:00)
"... we show Linux for S/390 running on a S/390 Parallel
Enterprise Server G6."
BW: Stormix Technologies Inc. -- Storm Linux Makes European Debut At CeBit 2000 (Feb 21, 2000, 19:48)
" 'Storm Linux has been received enthusiastically in North
America and Japan. Now, we're eager for Europe's
CCN: Corel Enters Partnership with ASAP Software [to Provide] Corel Premium Services... (Feb 21, 2000, 19:42)
"ASAP Software have already been selling Corel's volume
licensing program, and now customers can also purchase Corel
Premium level support and Corel Professional services."
BW: ...Survey Reveals Continued Dominance... by Microsoft through 2001 Despite Linux Challenge (Feb 21, 2000, 19:25)
"Comprehensive Survey of Over 2,200 Decision Makers in Private
Industry, Education, and Government Demolishes Linux
New distribution : Think Blue Linux (Feb 21, 2000, 17:22)
"This distribution is build for S/390 servers."
IT-Analysis: Microsoft Windows - the Gates left open (Feb 21, 2000, 17:14)
"It is a fact that Linux is being chosen as an embedded
operating system for a wide variety of devices, from video
recorders to the aforementioned WebPads, because it does not incur
software licensing costs."
IT-Director: Games oust computers from cyberspace [PlayStation 2] (Feb 21, 2000, 16:56)
"It's all part of a wider trend. ...devices that hide the raw
technology will soon dominate the consumer market."
Linux development kernel 2.3.47 released (Feb 21, 2000, 16:44)
VNUnet: Corel's desperate gamble on Linux (Feb 21, 2000, 16:17)
"Then there's the added problem of other suppliers getting the
open source bug and starting to flood the market with free
software. Most notably... Sun Microsystems."
VARBusiness: E-Commerce Software Is Industry Sweet Spot (Feb 21, 2000, 15:56)
" 'I think you will see a big battle this year between Windows
2000 and Linux... Smaller customers are increasingly attracted to
Linux, partly because of its leaner processor and memory
NY Times: Old Apple Macintosh Team Aims to Put Linux on the Desktop (Feb 21, 2000, 06:10)
"... four members of the original Apple Macintosh team are
regrouping. And they mean to take the best of the quirky Apple
computer and move it to the world of Linux software."
Smart Money: Is Intel Doing an End-Run Around Microsoft? (Feb 21, 2000, 03:31)
"The best opportunities for Linux come both at the high end of
the market, in powerful servers and workstations, and the low end,
where many analysts believe a new generation of low-cost, low-power
computing devices are poised to redefine how society-at-large
connects to the Internet."
Mac User/UK: I Should Cocoa [Mac OS X] (Feb 21, 2000, 02:14)
"...if it did port to Cocoa, Microsoft would be developing an
Office suite for BSD, which, of course, is just a heartbeat away
from Office for Linux. Don't tell Bill."
LinuxPR: Linux Expo 2000 North America (Feb 08, 2000, 20:20)
"First International Crossroads For OSS And Linux Solutions To
Take Place In Montreal, At The Palais Des Congrès On April