Developer Linux News for Feb 27, 2000
LinuxPR: KDevelop 1.1 - The Unix/Linux Development Environment - released (Feb 27, 2000, 22:08)
"Since the last release we added many new features like an
internal debugger and improved the current codebase."
ZDNet: MS PocketPC in your pocket by April (Feb 27, 2000, 22:00)
"...underlying operating system will be Microsoft's Windows CE.
It will have to be to woo customers away from Palm Computing's
Silicon.com: Ericsson picks Inprise/Borland for 3G integration (Feb 27, 2000, 21:43)
"Inprise's VisiBroker technology is to become the basis of an
Ericsson Operation Support System (OSS), which will monitor the
availability and performance of its mobile phone network."
Kernel Cousin gimp-devel #15 Is Out (Feb 27, 2000, 21:01)
Newsletter of the Gimp developers' mailing list prepared by Alex
Harford. The Gimp is a high-end, open-source graphics application
which competes with Adobe Photoshop.
Linux development kernel 2.3.48 released (Feb 27, 2000, 20:37)
The Register: USB 2.0 spec two, three months away (Feb 27, 2000, 20:23)
" '...with peripherals arriving later on this year.' "
The Register: Ericsson uses NatSemi WebPAD for Linux screen phone (Feb 27, 2000, 20:11)
"Ericsson and NatSemi have unveiled a Linux Internet appliance
based on the NatSemi Geode WabPAD platform."
IT-Director: The Application Vendor's View of Linux (Feb 27, 2000, 18:31)
"The two largest EAVs, SAP and Oracle, are convinced that the
demand for Linux real. ...there are now 100 SAP customers running
on Linux and that from this point onwards, it will treated like any
IT-Director: MYSQL, Another Phenomenon Follows In The Path of Linux (Feb 27, 2000, 18:15)
"So the question is 'Are we looking at another Linux, here?'. I
believe that the short answer is 'yes'."
SRO: Building a Unix Dream Machine (Feb 27, 2000, 18:04)
"...a modest opportunity for resellers: If you can transform a
generic white box--or a customer's existing system--into a killer
Unix system, you're sure to get repeat business. Here's our
PC Magazine: ThinkFree Office [Review] (Feb 27, 2000, 17:53)
"If an online suite is what you need, you'll probably want the
fast and elegant [Java-based] word processor, spreadsheet,
presentations program, and file manager available free of charge at
Linux.com: Stormy Weather Ahead for Proprietary Software (Feb 27, 2000, 16:51)
"If I'm a vendor, particularly one with an increasingly tenuous
hold on proprietary, building block technologies, I would be
working very hard to minimize the importance of Linux and Open
Source. Or I'd jump in with both feet."
Linux.com: Q3ServerKit 2.0 (Feb 27, 2000, 15:57)
"I needed something that would tell me the state of the server
at a glance, keep track of chat messages, players, and maybe even
allow me to add or kick bots and players. Some sort of admin
O'Reilly Network: Interview : Mendel Rosenblum of VMware (Feb 27, 2000, 15:50)
"VMWare is virtual machine software that lets you run multiple
operating systems on a single-processor x86 machine."
Linux.com: Scanners & Linux (Feb 27, 2000, 15:21)
"How many times have you wanted to purchase a scanner, but was
not sure if it was supported in Linux?"
GNOME.org: The Master Plan (Feb 27, 2000, 04:16)
"This page outlines the GNOME roadmap as of February 2000."
Linux Journal: Sending Files by E-mail (Feb 27, 2000, 03:48)
"Often, we have files we wish to send colleagues and friends by
e-mail. Depending on the type of file you wish to send, there is a
Linux command to make the process easy for you."
CNET News.com: Network maker's plans cause hefty stock drop (Feb 27, 2000, 03:33)
"Netsilicon... warned that profit margins would be slimmer in
the future as it invests in adding products that run on Linux and
Java-based "embedded" software."