Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 23, 1999
ComputerWorld: Compaq Merced move draws mixed response (Sep 23, 1999, 22:03)
"Compaq has made its choice. That makes it easier for me to
understand'' its Unix enterprise strategy, Pollizzi said."
The Source: Global Knowledge to offer Red Hat Training and Certification in U.K. and Ireland (Sep 23, 1999, 21:10)
"The agreement will enable Global Knowledge to offer Red Hat's
full Linux training and certification curriculum leading to Red Hat
Certified Engineer (RHCE) qualification."
UPSIDE today: Last Chance for Y2K (Satire) (Sep 23, 1999, 18:40)
"Socially responsible nerds who have the technical skills to run
Linux should erase Windows immediately!"
Wired: MS Ready for Star (Office) Wars (Sep 23, 1999, 18:24)
"There is an opportunity for someone to displace Microsoft,"
said Rob Enderle of Giga Information Systems, an industry
consultant. "I would argue that it (the threat) is as strong as
when IBM went into its decline. Microsoft is dealing with one of
the highest levels of customer dissatisfaction of any company that
The Economist: Bill's big roll-out (Sep 23, 1999, 16:50)
"Matthew Nordan, an analyst with Forrester Research, says that,
even though few Unix shops expect to defect now, the combination of
Microsoft's volume pricing model and the "withering" of the Unix
skills base will ensure the success of Windows 2000. "It's an
immutable reality," he argues."
Seattle Times: Linux rebels with a cause (Sep 23, 1999, 15:49)
"This is a real operating system," thought Hughes, a man with a
bushy gray beard who wears jeans and sandals. "This has
LinuxPlanet: Linux Device Drivers Demystified (Sep 23, 1999, 15:19)
"Sometimes, though, setting up devices under Linux is often not
32BitsOnline: Book Review: Linux Programming (Sep 23, 1999, 15:00)
"The Linux operating system is a very rewarding one for people
who want to program; but where do you start?"
BW: Applix Introduces Linux Website Analyzer (Sep 23, 1999, 14:14)
"Applix, Inc...the leader in Linux application software
announces the free availability of the Beta test version of Applix
LinuxPR: CoolKeyboards Corporation announces non-US versions of their 'Linux Cool Keyboard' (Sep 23, 1999, 13:58)
olKeyboards Corporation...announced...they have just concluded negotiations with LinuxMall in order for them to become the 'Worldwide Distribution Channel' for both their current and future products."
Linux Weekly News for September 23, 1999 (Sep 23, 1999, 04:25)
Linux Weekly News front page features: Linux and recalcitrant
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