Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 29, 1999
CNET News.com: Linux could power new supercomputer (Oct 29, 1999, 19:31)
"SGI spokesman Charlie Rasch confirmed that the company is a
bidder for a computer called "T30" that's to be installed at Los
Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) in New Mexico."
32BitsOnline: Red Hat 6.1: Fuzzy and Comfortable [Review] (Oct 29, 1999, 19:21)
"I was looking forward to trying out a new install motif for Red
Hat since I figured they could do nothing but improve on their
already user-friendly install wizard."
SRO: Who Is the Open-Source Community? (Oct 29, 1999, 19:00)
"Seemingly, open source itself, and not just its press coverage,
LinuxPR: Applixware Office for Linux Wins Linux Magazine Cool Product Award (Oct 29, 1999, 18:27)
"Applixware Office for Linux was selected for its combination of
full-featured productivity applications, ease-of-use, extensibility
and ability to exchange documents with Microsoft Office and other
E-Commerce Times: Verity Throws Support To Red Hat (Oct 29, 1999, 17:02)
"Verity's K2 Toolkit provides e-commerce developers with text
retrieval capabilities and application integration features
necessary for customization including catalog navigation and
content search functionality."
Linux Journal: Linux in the Lotus Position (Oct 29, 1999, 16:50)
"This last point, the reliability and manageability of Linux,
seems to be one of the key factors leading up to Lotus Development
Corporation's decision to release its Domino R5 server for the
Linux operating system."
LinuxWorld: FreeBSDCon 99 (Oct 29, 1999, 16:20)
"Fans of Linux' lesser-known brother, BSD, gathered recently in
the city where it all began."
PC World: Dell Preloads Red Hat Linux (Oct 29, 1999, 16:05)
"Linux is a good operating system for entry-level servers that
handle specific jobs such as Web hosting, Holt says. It doesn't
support as many applications as some operating systems, but it's a
robust alternative for a server dedicated to a specific job."
Strenua Inertia: Special Halloween Linux/Unix Comic (Oct 29, 1999, 15:34)
"This issue is published only online."
linux.ie: vi tutorial, episode 2 - filters, word count and more (Oct 29, 1999, 14:55)
"There is one mildly annoying thing about vi, which is that for
the most part you don't know for certain if one line of text is
displayed as just one line or whether it might be so long as to
wrap around and be displayed on the screen as being two or more
BW: Enlighten Announces Release 3.4 Of EnlightenDSM For Red Hat Linux (Oct 29, 1999, 14:10)
"With support already established for TurboLinux, EnlightenDSM
3.4 is the leading systems management solution available for, and
able to operate across, multiple Linux environments."
Linuxnewbie.org: Licq Install Guide for Slackware (Oct 29, 1999, 05:02)
"Kramed wrote this great Licq installation NHF for
BW: O'Reilly Publishes McCarty's 'Learning Debian/GNU Linux' (Oct 29, 1999, 00:11)
"Unabashedly for beginners, this new book includes the full
Debian distribution on the accompanying CD. McCarty takes the
mystery out of Linux and reveals it for the robust, flexible
operating system that it is."