Infrastructure Linux News for May 27, 1999
Linux-Mandrake 6.0 (Venus) released (May 27, 1999, 22:44)
We wish to provide a very attractive, easy-to-use, Linux System
for both newbies to computers and people who are already
TipOfTheWeek web site with new design (May 27, 1999, 22:22)
"It is now in beta test, and I hope everyone who happens to find
something that doesn't work (except the search link which isn't
implemented yet) please e-mail me a bug report."
Chicago Tribune: Silicon Prairie: GeekWorld 99 (May 27, 1999, 20:23)
"Editors note: When Silicon Prairie got wind of Geekworld '99, a
Red Hat Software contest in which a random group of Penguinheads
were chosen for an all-expenses paid retreat to a T1-wired beach
house in North Carolina, we knew we had to be there. After all, we
knew many of you would want to be there. We sent Silicon Prairie
contributing reporter Jason Compton (a sometimes geek, himself) to
live it up with the Coke-swilling party of six Linux
SRO: E-smith Targets Linux Resellers (May 27, 1999, 14:30)
"Canadian firm offers communications server for small and
LinuxPR: Pacific HiTech Announces Largest Deployment of IBM Netfinity Servers Running Linux (May 27, 1999, 11:35)
"The deployment... at Kyoto Sangyo University...involves more
than 600 IBM Netfinity 3000 servers..."
BW: EBIZ to Offer Dual Boot, Linux and/or MS Windows 98 on Element -L System Line (May 27, 1999, 11:29)
"Customer demand and a growing interest in Linux has influenced
our decision to offer these Dual Boot computers."
BW: Dell Broadens Linux Offering; Linux Applications Available from Gigabuys.com (May 27, 1999, 11:13)
"Factory-Installation Of Red Hat Linux 6.0 Expands to Europe,
Planned for Asia-Pacific Region."
BW: Penguin Computing Announces the Industry's First 1U Rackmount for Linux (May 27, 1999, 10:59)
"... believed to be the world's smallest Intel-based rackmount
LA Weekly: Pro-Choice Computing (May 27, 1999, 10:37)
"A few months ago, I wrote an article about my single
frustration with the Linux operating system: To wit, it cannot run
Washington Post: Rivals' Gains May Help Microsoft's Case (May 27, 1999, 09:45)
"The Linux operating system was a speck on the horizon. The
marriage of America Online Inc. and Netscape Communications Corp.
hadn't happened. And hand-held computers that connected to the
Internet were still on the drawing board."
ZDNN/Reuters: Caldera, Microsoft battle over DR-DOS (May 27, 1999, 00:06)
"In Tuesday's session Caldera lawyers pressed their claim that
Microsoft... competed unfairly..."