Developer Linux News for Aug 27, 2000
MachineOfTheMonth: Setting the clock in Linux, Part 3 (Aug 27, 2000, 23:23)
"We can't all have an atomic clock in our bedroom but what we
can do is almost that good. Using your linux box, you could do
almost as well. When I say almost, what I mean is base your
computer's system time off of the primary (stratum 1) internet
network time servers that communicate time using the Network Time
Linux Magazine: Getting Virtual with VMware 2.0 [Review] (Aug 27, 2000, 21:38)
"If you need or want to run another operating system or
configuration under Linux, or even several at different times,
without buying another computer, then we highly recommend you give
VMware a test drive."
Linux Magazine: XFree86 4.0: X Grows Up (Aug 27, 2000, 20:41)
"Everyone wants to see Linux grab a bigger share of the
desktop-computing market. Well, with the release of XFree86 4.0,
one of the biggest obstacles to Linux's acceptance as a desktop
platform has just been overcome.
LinuxNews.com: Mozilla.org's Frank Hecker Explains the Ins, Outs, Ups and Downs of GPL Relicensing (Aug 27, 2000, 20:06)
In an attempt to stimulate applications development and resolve
issues with Open Source and Free Software contributors, mozilla.org
has launched an ambitious project aimed at relicensing as much of
the Mozilla code as possible under... GPL..."
O'Reilly Network: Mozilla is Not Netscape (and Other True Facts) (Aug 27, 2000, 16:21)
"To sort this problem out and clear up some of this confusion
and misinformation, let's take a look at what Mozilla is, what
Netscape is, and how mozilla.org and Netscape Communications
Corporation relate to each product."
O'Reilly Network: Using Ethereal (Aug 27, 2000, 15:06)
"One of my favorite utilities in the ports collection is the
network analyzer, Ethereal. I've used NT's Network Monitor and
Novell's Lanalyzer, but I've found that neither matches the
functionality of Ethereal."
Linux Journal: Product Review: TimeSys Linux/RT (Professional Edition) (Aug 27, 2000, 14:13)
"Linux/RT is a tool for developing and testing embedded and
non-embedded real-time applications."
Linux Journal: At the Forge: Content Management (Aug 27, 2000, 13:46)
"Mason-CM provides basic content management functionality,
beginning with its ability to handle the staging of files to a
production server, and continuing with built-in support for spell
checking, RCS version control and editing of Mason components."
InfoWorld: IBM's latest for Linux is speech recognition, but is ViaVoice ready to do business? (Aug 27, 2000, 00:03)
"Most people are disappointed when they try speech recognition
for the first time. They expect sci-fi quality voice transcription
levels of recognition that require no training or