Developer Linux News for Mar 07, 2001
NetSlaves.com: What Linux Must Do To Survive (Mar 07, 2001, 22:42)
"Microsoft knows what I know: Linux is not a threat. It's an
annoyance. It's a thorn. It is not, really, a threat. Not now. With
enough marketing and cool, new developer toys, Microsoft can sway
companies just like they did before with ASP, COM, InterDev and
every other new initiative they have started in the last five
years. NET will invariably be a success."
SiliconValley.com: Microsoft begins showing Windows 2000 code to big customers (Mar 07, 2001, 19:38)
"Analysts say Microsoft's decision was influenced by the
open-source movement and the success of the Linux operating system,
which has won over a growing number of business customers."
LinuxPlanet: .comment: Taking Inventory (Mar 07, 2001, 14:42)
Most Linux distribution and software leaders -- like Ximian, Red
Hat, Eazel, Debian -- are rushing to promote automatic
installations and upgrades for their customers. But for an
operating system that relies so heavily on source code, this plan
could end up fragmenting the Linux community, as distributions
release software that is incompatible with everybody else's. Dennis
E. Powell explains why we need a baseline standard in the Linux
world to address these issues.
LinuxNewbie.org: Linux Mandrake - Kernel Upgrade NHF (Mar 07, 2001, 14:35)
"This NHF is primarily for the Mandrake Distribution, although
it can pertain to Red Hat as Mandrake is an ofshoot of Red
Windows2000 Magazine: Ballmer Hints at Moves to Palm OS, Linux (Mar 07, 2001, 08:20)
"But the biggest news from Ballmer took the form of some offhand
remarks about Linux, the open-source software solution that's
already a credible challenger of Windows on servers and is
increasingly interesting as a desktop OS. Calling the Linux
movement a "phenomenon," Ballmer admitted that his company was
continuously evaluating Linux and would probably port .NET services
to Linux, although "there are hurdles to putting Microsoft software
OpenNMS Update v2.10 (Mar 07, 2001, 08:19)
The mission of OpenNMS.org is to build the world's best Internet
infrastructure management system with the assistance of the open
source community and to make it free and open.
David Faure: Release schedule for KOffice 1.1 (Mar 07, 2001, 08:05)
"KOffice 1.1 will be released independent from KDE 2.2."
Alan Cox: Linux kernel 2.4.2-ac13 (Mar 07, 2001, 08:04)
LinuxProgramming PR: Concurrent Introduces a Linux Development Environment for its Real-Time Systems (Mar 07, 2001, 07:44)
"PowerWorks Offers New Software Development Options for
Kernel Cousin Wine #85 by Eric Pouech
(Mar 07, 2001, 01:12)
Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix.