Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 26, 1999
VARBusiness: [Bynari Systems to Support Mandrake Linux in North America] VBU Faculty In The News (Aug 26, 1999, 21:54)
"...Bynari Systems was recently tapped by French software vendor
MandrakeSoft to provide complete support services in North America
for its Mandrake Linux..."
LinuxPR: e-smith announces release of version 3.0 of the e-smith server and gateway (Aug 26, 1999, 21:50)
"... specialized distribution of the Linux operating system
converts a PC-compatible computer into a turnkey Internet
ComputerWorld: Users of NT on Alpha to be offered trade-in, migration options (Aug 26, 1999, 21:35)
"Users affected... will be offered trade-in programs and
migration services to Windows NT or Windows 2000 on ProLiant
CNET News.com: Intel CEO: Healing server rift a top priority (Aug 26, 1999, 21:18)
"...after Sun called for a deadline in the merger talks,
negotiators settled on a merger plan, which now is awaiting a
SGI releases Jessie to Open Source World (Aug 26, 1999, 21:17)
"Jessie... is an IDE for use on top of current development tools
CNET News.com: Microworkz shake-up underscores free PC troubles (Aug 26, 1999, 21:13)
"Many say the issues affecting these ventures are more than
growing pains and reflect a fundamentally flawed business
LinuxPR: Linux Computer Systems cuts prices on entire server line. (Aug 26, 1999, 17:57)
"Recent price cuts by Intel and our hard drive suppliers have
allowed us to pass on the savings to our customers."
osOpinion: Why Sun Bought Star Division (Aug 26, 1999, 17:51)
"Sun recently announced intention to purchase Star Division, the
makers of Star Office, for $540 million. Since most people think of
Sun in terms of high end, as opposed to desktop, computing, this
came as a surprise..."
SRO: One Linux, Under Linus... (Aug 26, 1999, 16:32)
"...instead of Linux fragmenting... with the rise of Linux,
'Unix is beginning to re-unify itself.' "
Debian not vulnerable to recent cron buffer overflow (Aug 26, 1999, 15:27)
"Red Hat has recently released a Security Advisory covering a
buffer overflow in the vixie cron package. Debian has discovered
this bug two years ago and fixed it."
Wired: Amiga: The OS that Wouldn't Die (Aug 26, 1999, 15:08)
"A combination of fierce loyalty and anti-Microsoft sentiment
that would make Linux and Mac users blush has Amiga users clinging
to their aging computers."
Ext2: Real men don't use X11 (Aug 26, 1999, 14:46)
"I'm a command line kinda guy."
LWN: LWN interviews Gael Duval (Aug 26, 1999, 14:25)
"Gael Duval is a founder of MandrakeSoft, the producers of the
fast-rising Linux-Mandrake distribution."
Mandrake Seeks Feedback (Aug 26, 1999, 14:25)
"...what are the professional uses of Linux-Mandrake?"
LinuxPR: Red Hat Linux 6 Unleashed (Aug 26, 1999, 14:07)
"Red Hat Linux 6 Unleashed shows you how to install, configure,
and manage the latest version of Red Hat operating system."
Debian Chooses a New Logo (Aug 26, 1999, 12:00)
"The logo was selected by a vote of the Debian developers, and
the winning entry was submitted by Raul M. Silva of onShore, Inc.
and can be seen on the main Debian web pages."
Review: Artists' Guide to the Gimp (Aug 26, 1999, 07:59)
"One of the most powerful applications available for Linux is
the Gimp; a graphics editor that has been likened to PhotoShop.
Gimp stands for the "GNU Image Manipulation Program".
Linux Weekly News for August 26, 1999 (Aug 26, 1999, 07:41)
Front page features: Linux-Mandrake success story and Y2K
compliancy testing for Linux distributions. Read it here.
SGI offers Linux University conference September 9, 1999 (Aug 26, 1999, 04:53)
"Whether you're a technical user or an IS/IT decision maker,
Linux University has something for you."
CNET News.com: Benchmark Capital invests in more open-source projects (Aug 26, 1999, 02:09)
"'How long till it [Linux] outstrips Windows? I think three to
five years,' he [Benchmark partner Kevin Harvey] said."