Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 26, 1999
Linux Users of Victoria: Installfest 4 (Nov 26, 1999, 22:30)
Installfest this Saturday, 27th of November... another great
opportunity for you to get Linux installed.
Donations to FSF - A Challenge to Other LUG's (Nov 26, 1999, 21:57)
"Since the FSF has played a pivotal role in the evolution of
Linux, we encourage... LUG's to follow through with
KRUD 6.0-19991101 ($5 -- Updated Redhat + Extras on CD) (Nov 26, 1999, 21:32)
The November release of Kevin's RedHat Uber Distribution
(KRUD)... Every month Kevin merges in the latest and greatest
errata (those which aren't totally broken anyway) into a standard
RedHat distribution (currently version 6.0).
Linux.com: Running Linux on your laptop (Nov 26, 1999, 17:49)
"You can't advocate if you don't have a working system, though.
On a laptop, that's often easier said than done. X can be
troublesome, then once you get X working, you have to deal with
Open Source Writers Group: Documentation Additions (Nov 26, 1999, 17:19)
"The OSWG is a community project whose primary purpose is to
increase the quality and quantity of free open-source and
Ext2: Installing Slackware 7.0 (Without cdrom or standard floppy) (Nov 26, 1999, 17:17)
"I tried to boot it using the standard bare.i Slackware
bootdisk, but no dice. I needed a better solution for installing
Slackware that could be accomplished with minimal pain, employing
the USB floppy disk drive. Enter ZipSlack."
Ext2: x86 User Installs Linux on an iMac (Nov 26, 1999, 17:11)
"Welp.. what distribution should I go with for this first
generation iMac? I went with YellowDog Linux since I already had a
contact there (Dan Burcaw.. nice guy). I emailed him, and asked for
a review copy of "YellowDog Linux Champion Server 1.1"
The Bazaar: Get Trained by the Gurus of Open Source (Nov 26, 1999, 09:21)
It all happens at The Bazaar on December 14-16 at the Javits
Center in New York. Some of the hackers who are teaching and
speaking are: Miguel de Icaza, Nat Friedman, Kurt Granroth and
osOpinion: The End of the Desktop OS? (Nov 26, 1999, 06:31)
"What if you could build a machine that had unlimited memory?
Well, you wouldn't need virtual memory, a virtual file system or
any kind of file system. The kernel would need drivers only for I/O
devices. It wouldn't need memory management. Linux would be ideal
SJ Mercury: Microsoft ruling helps Utah company (Nov 26, 1999, 00:53)
"Now Caldera is poised to reap the benefits of the finding
earlier this month by a federal judge in the government's antitrust
case that branded Microsoft a monopoly."