Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 29, 1999
SRO: Fujitsu To Distribute Caldera OpenLinux (Sep 29, 1999, 21:05)
"This is more than just yet another company adopting Linux on
Real Networks posts Fix for Linux Real Player G2 Alpha (Sep 29, 1999, 20:56)
"Many Linux users found that their Real Player G2 programs
stopped working this morning. Apparently Real Networks encoded an
expiration date in the code. After some quick calls to Real
Networks and some fast foot work by their technical people, the
Linux G2 player has been patched so that it will not be
CRN: Red Hat Preps Linux OS Upgrade (Sep 29, 1999, 20:53)
"Red Hat Linux 6.1, scheduled to be unveiled Monday, will
feature a streamlined installation, online software updates, and
enhancements for managing distributed computing architectures,
according to company information."
LinuxPR: Red Hat Linux Services and Software Help iCelebrate.com Meet Holiday E-Commerce Rush (Sep 29, 1999, 20:23)
"Red Hat's On-site Consulting Services and Powerful Open Source
Software Help iCelebrate.com Quickly Launch Holiday and Seasonal
E-commerce Web Site."
LinuxPR: The U.S. largest Independent Music Distributor in support of Linux (Sep 29, 1999, 20:15)
"We belive that the Linux community thinks, acts, and works very
much like the independent music industry."
SJ Mercury: Fujitsu in pact to promote Caldera Linux globally (Sep 29, 1999, 17:52)
"The Utah company said the deal represented Fujitsu's strongest
commitment yet to the alternative software operating system
favoured by many Web site managers over Microsoft."
LWN: Web-100: Getting that 100% (Sep 29, 1999, 17:42)
"The benefits would be many: better network usage, Linux at the
forefront of Internet research, and perhaps even federal funding
paying for Linux kernel hackers to improve the system."
E-Commerce Times: Will Microsoft See the 'Sun' Rise? (Sep 29, 1999, 17:12)
"Additionally, the version of StarOffice that I ordered was
designed to run on Windows. This minor detail makes me question the
soundness of Sun's strategy. Does it hope to convert Microsoft
Office users by allowing them to download a product that runs on
Windows? Somehow the logic escapes me."
TechWeb: Caldera To Push Back IPO, Sign Fujitsu Deal (Sep 29, 1999, 16:58)
"Caldera Systems likely will file for an initial public offering
after Jan. 1, 2000, rather than next month as originally
The Register: Linux distributor Caldera delays IPO (Sep 29, 1999, 15:46)
"Caldera is to follow fellow Linux distributor Red Hat down the
IPO trail later rather than sooner. The company's plan to go public
will now not take place until next year and not next month after
BW: Red Hat Linux Services and Software Help iCelebrate.com Meet Holiday E-commerce Rush (Sep 29, 1999, 14:24)
"iCelebrate purchased Red Hat's on-site consulting services to
help create the ultimate holiday shopping site, quickly installing,
integrating and tuning Red Hat Linux on Oracle database software
and Dell systems."
The Interact + PC IT '99 Linux Pavilion -- How it all went (Sep 29, 1999, 05:42)
"The Interact + PC IT shows are the largest IT industry events
in Australia, regularly pulling in crowds of over 40,000. As such,
this was a prime event and an excellent opportunity for us to
demonstrate Linux to the great majority of non-Linux using PC
EETimes: Tcl adds extensibility to design tools (Sep 29, 1999, 01:44)
"The Tcl scripting language has several properties that suit it
for onboard use in embedded systems. The embeddable nature makes it
easy to incorporate into embedded systems."
LinuxPR: Fujitsu and Caldera Sign Strategic Linux Agreement to Distribute OpenLinux 2.3 (Sep 29, 1999, 01:25)
"Hardware OEM Leader Chooses OpenLinux 2.3 to Distribute On
GranPower Server Series and Agrees to Joint