Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 25, 1999
Cobalt's Third-Generation Server Appliance to 'Open the Floodgates' to Low-end E-commerce (Oct 25, 1999, 23:06)
"Some analysts were initially skeptical? that a webserver
running Linux? could be plugged in, turned on, and run without any
serious tech support? Cobalt has indeed pulled it off?"
Linux Newbie Guide updated (Oct 25, 1999, 22:29)
"Our goal is to help new Linux users who encounter problems
while administrating their home computers or small networks, so
that they don't have to start over from scratch. Our guide is
LinuxPR: Bynari International Announces Southeast Asian and Gulf Regions Allianc (Oct 25, 1999, 21:54)
"Managing Director of metSYSTEMS Malaysia to Lead Global
Linux Journal: Building a Better Mail Server (Oct 25, 1999, 21:39)
"In awarding the Linux World Editor's Choice award to
CommuniGate Pro 3.1 for "Best Mail Server in 1999," the judges
noted that CommuniGate "is also quite the speed demon compared to
the open source IMAP4 servers we've tested, such as the University
of Washington's IMAP4 server and the Cyrus IMAP server."
imaclinux.net launches new site for iMac/iBook and G3/G4. (Oct 25, 1999, 19:26)
"The new site uses Zope to adopt a more slashdot like
environment for the iMac (both original and new DV models), iBook
and G3/G4 server/workstations."
LinuxPR: Linuxlinks.com launches the Linux Package Guide (Oct 25, 1999, 18:51)
"Linuxlinks.com introduces the Linux Package Guide, another free
service dedicated to the Linux community."
BW: SuSE establishes new office in the UK (Oct 25, 1999, 18:46)
"The already established and substantial UK customer base using
SuSE Linux, coupled with the growing demand for consulting and
support services - especially from commercial users - have made it
imperative for us to establish a base in the UK," declared Roland
Dyroff, CEO of SuSE Linux AG."
BW: REBOL Internet Communications Language Featured with New Release of Red Hat Linux (Oct 25, 1999, 18:28)
"An alternative to sophisticated scripting languages like Java,
C++, and PERL, REBOL provides a common data format with a clean and
simple syntax for Internet information exchange."
LinuxPlanet: Python Squeezes the Web (Oct 25, 1999, 18:18)
"I used Python to write a server site program that runs
automatically once a week and downloads and parses pages from the
USCF's web site."
Linux.com: Slam Linux: Part Two (Oct 25, 1999, 18:07)
"It was rewarding to see Linux from a perspective I had nearly
forgotten. There were many good ideas and suggestions from these
new users. A couple themes appeared throughout many of these
CPU Review: Mandrake 6.1 Power Pack: A First Look (Oct 25, 1999, 17:38)
"The Mandrake Power Pack distribution also offers 100 days of
free fax and e-mail installation support; something worth
considering for new users."
LinuxPR: Linux India announces presence in Bangalore IT.COM 99 (Oct 25, 1999, 17:15)
"Linux India, the organisation of Linux User Groups in India,
today announced its participation in the Linux Pavilion of
Bangalore IT.COM '99, to be held on November 1-5 in Bangalore,
ComputerWorld: Technology Flashback -- 1991: Linus Launches Linux (Oct 25, 1999, 16:04)
"The lawyer from AT&T Corp. got up and announced the new
pricing structure for AT&T Unix System V," Salus says. "The
discounted educational fee was $7,500, and the full commercial fee
was $40,000 per CPU. You can imagine what the feeling among the
guys there was."
India Today: Will Linux Bust Windows? (Oct 25, 1999, 14:44)
"More incredible is the fact that Linux has arrived in India,
all the way from the University of Helsinki, Finland, with its
culture intact-the culture of openness, freedom and
BW: ParaSoft Delivers Insure++ v5.1 for Red Hat Linux (Oct 25, 1999, 14:15)
"We have recognized the strength and popularity of the Linux
movement for a number of years. ParaSoft saw this trend early on
and made Insure++'s advanced error detection capabilities available
to the growing number of developers on Linux."
BW: internet.com Acquires LinuxCentral.com, Further Expanding Its Linux Resources (Oct 25, 1999, 14:12)
"Our objective is to provide the Linux and Open Source
communities with superior content, community and commerce
services," said internet.com chairman and CEO Alan M. Meckler."
PRNewswire: Covalent Technologies Announces...Commercial Support...for Apache Web Server Platform (Oct 25, 1999, 14:08)
"There will be more acceptance of Apache from upper management
now that there is 'someone to call' if the system goes down," said
the Covalent CEO."
OsOpinion: MVP: Microsoft's Vulgar Professionalism (Oct 25, 1999, 14:04)
"The Monopoly is fighting for the hearts and minds of computer
users to switch to NT 5 and to destroy LINUX; yet, the company
kills a main source of its dominance?"
OSOpinion:The Straw Man behind the Straw Poll (Oct 25, 1999, 14:04)
"I started this as a response to a news article published by
ComputerWorld Australia. This can be found at: Linux hype misses
mark with IT managers"
Stalker.com: Matching the Published Benchmarks (Oct 25, 1999, 01:36)
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