Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 22, 1999
Open Source/Open Science conference logo contest (Jul 22, 1999, 18:32)
"We invite the Internet community to submit their entries of
logos which could be used to represent the conference."
LinuxPR: Stalker Announces the LinuxPPC Version of the CommuniGate Pro Mail Server (Jul 22, 1999, 18:23)
"Stalker Software, Inc. today announced the LinuxPPC version of
their hi-end CommuniGate Pro messaging system. CommuniGate Pro is a
Unified Messaging Server which supports most major operating
systems. CommuniGate Pro is recognized for its many features, high
speed and reliability."
ZDNN: BSD a better OS than Linux? (Jul 22, 1999, 16:01)
"BSD software powers some of the biggest sites on the Web -- so
why was it Linux that captured public imagination?"
Ottawa Linux Symposium Starts today (Jul 22, 1999, 15:34)
"The first annual Ottawa Linux Symposium will provide you an
opportunity to meet with the individuals working behind the scenes
in Linux development."
Code Crusader's Author Seeks Your Help for Extensions (Jul 22, 1999, 13:20)
"The program Code Crusader is a very powerful, well designed,
open source, graphical UNIX programming development environment,
inspired by Metrowerks CodeWarrior. Crusader uses X Windows, is
carefully coded, in C++, and is used mostly for C++
LinuxPR: BuyPogo.Com Announces $299 and $599 Consumer Linux Computers to Compete (Jul 22, 1999, 13:18)
"Customers are now able to enjoy the stability and efficiency
featured in Linux without spending thousands of dollars."
LinuxPR: IndyBox Systems Announces Its Support of Turbo Linux (Jul 22, 1999, 13:15)
"Today, IndyBox Systems (based in Indianapolis, Indiana), the
world's leading manufacturer of Linux systems, announced they would
be introducing support and installation of Turbo Linux in all of
their workstations and servers."
LinExpo in Chicago This Weekend (Jul 22, 1999, 13:03)
"This is a cooperative effort involving vendors such as Caldera,
LinuxMall and Linux Journal. The focus is on learning Linux and is
oriented towards users from the beginner to the expert."
LinuxPR: Penguin Computing Connects Linux With the Non-Profit Community (Jul 22, 1999, 08:07)
"Will be sponsoring The Philanthropy News Network's Conference
on Non Profits and Technology at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco
from July 22-July 23."
Ircam releases jMax under GNU's General Public License (Jul 22, 1999, 08:03)
"IRCAM brings a key contribution to the computer music community
and to the adoption of Linux for the multimedia market."
Brave GNU World, Issue #5 (Jul 22, 1999, 07:29)
Covers the following topics: Licenses and Patents (why patenting
software concepts is a bad idea), GNU Smalltalk (the Smalltalk-80
implementation of the GNU Project) and Xpplot (a nifty, small tool
to visualize data).
LWN: A hardware review: Penguin Computing's dual-Pentium system (Jul 22, 1999, 05:45)
"Overall I'm pleased. Penguin has delivered a quality system at
a reasonable price."
First R/3 Installation on Linux (Jul 22, 1999, 04:11)
The German Telekom subsidiary DeTeCSM says they are the first
customer to put into operation an installation of R/3-Systems under
July issue of TheGimp.com is now online (Jul 22, 1999, 04:05)
"This month features an introductory article on Gimp Perl, new
brushes, updates and additions to the Tools list, and some new
LinuxPR: MandrakeSoft Announces Project DiskDrake (Jul 22, 1999, 02:48)
"A Hard-Drive partitioner for Linux, under opensource
LWN: Report on Day Three of Comdex Canada (Jul 22, 1999, 01:11)
"Would you like a free Internet Explorer 5.0 CD?" asked an eager
staffperson in the Microsoft booth. My response: "Does it run on
Linux?" I just had to ask."
Linux Journal: The Doors of (Mis)Perception? (Jul 22, 1999, 00:40)
"Red Hat doing a Linux portal just doesn't make sense."