Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 26, 1999
ZDNN: IBM falls hard for Linux (Jul 26, 1999, 22:10)
"IBM is doing more than the other major vendors. It's shown a
lot of nimbleness at picking up on hot new technologies," said John
CNET News.com: TurboLinux boasts of strong growth in Japan (Jul 26, 1999, 21:51)
"But there are some caveats that indicate the dominance isn't
quite as strong as TurboLinux announced."
ZDNet UK: Preinstalled Linux on consumer PC? PC World says Yes (Jul 26, 1999, 21:39)
"The UK's first ever Linux loaded desktop PCs will go on sale at
PC World next week..."
PC Week: Editorial: The way of Linux (Jul 26, 1999, 16:56)
"Could the fragmented history of Unix be repeating itself with
Linux? There are signs: Variations in ideology as well as
cash--lots of it--are pushing Linux to the brink of fragmentation
as the threads of the open-source model--its only stabilizing
LinuxPR: OpenLink Release ODBC, JDBC, and UDBC Drivers for Linux (Jul 26, 1999, 16:40)
"OpenLink Software announces commercial availability of the
latest release (version 3.2) of its High-Perofmance ODBC, JDBC, and
UDBC Drivers for Linux."
CRN: Rebel With a Cause -- CA Throws Support To Linux (Jul 26, 1999, 15:49)
"The VAR has about 25 clients running Linux, and its profit
margin on Linux products and services is 15 percent higher than on
Triangle Business Journal: Red Hat's client list looks sharp, but commitment varies widely (Jul 26, 1999, 15:30)
"The notion that may propel Red Hat Inc.'s initial public
offering next month is that the Linux operating system is on the
cusp of gaining widespread acceptance in corporate, governmental
and educational institutions."
Chicago Tribune: Linux emerges from hiding (Jul 26, 1999, 15:20)
"The popular open-source system is coming out of the wiring
closets and into the mainstream."
PR Newswire: Giganet Extends cLAN Product Family With New High Port Density Switches (Jul 26, 1999, 15:01)
"14- and 30-Port Switches Combine Lowest Price-Per-Port and
BW: New TurboLinux Release Number One OS in Japan (Jul 26, 1999, 14:58)
"Outsells Windows 98, Macintosh OS and Other Linux Packages in
PR Newswire: Giganet Brings the Power of cLAN Server Farm Interconnects to Linux (Jul 26, 1999, 14:57)
"The cLAN family of products enables businesses to assemble
racks of Intel Servers into server farms for scalable and flexible
IT-Director: The Linux competition hots up as SuSE ups the ante (Jul 26, 1999, 13:50)
"it will dominate the low-end server market and will take a
significant portion of the PC market"
ZDNET UK: Warnock: Adobe set to go portal (Jul 26, 1999, 13:44)
"Warnock believes the days of proprietary solutions are
First Search Engine for the Hispanic Linux Community (Jul 26, 1999, 12:53)
"LinuxBusca is the name of a new search engine for Linux. The
difference is that this one is especially for the spanish Linux
Ottawa Citizen: Interview with Alan Cox (Jul 26, 1999, 12:47)
"Number two -- with a bullet: A fierce intelligence backs up the
soft voice and unconventional appearance of Linux honcho Alan
LinuxPR: Cygnus to Deliver GNUPro Software for Solaris (Jul 26, 1999, 07:51)
"... makes it easier for open source developers to take
advantage of the Solaris operating environment..."
TPJ: The 4th Annual Obfuscated Perl Contest (Jul 26, 1999, 01:46)
"There are four circles of judgement in which you may prove your
worth as a master of deception."
32 Bits Online: Linux for PowerPC 5 (Jul 26, 1999, 01:33)
"In this review, we review and give step-by-step instructions on
installing and configuring.