Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 28, 1999
Tonight on The Linux Show, CALL IN and vote for the Best of Millennium Linux Stuff (Dec 28, 1999, 21:47)
"In Segment Two & Three we will be talking about the
highlights of 1999 and what we each thought was our personal "Best
LinuxPR: Benevolent Penguin Society InternetAccess fundraiser goes online (Dec 28, 1999, 20:47)
"BPS Internet Access is the first of many alliances to raise
funds for Linux community and good works projects."
TLS: Vote Now on the Best of the Linux Millennium (Dec 28, 1999, 19:37)
"The Linux Show!! is having their Best of the Millennium
LWN: LinuxFest2000 Scheduled For Kansas City (Dec 28, 1999, 19:33)
"LinuxFest 2000 will be held June 20 through 23, 2000 for
Seminars and Forums and June 21-24 for the Trade show."
ZDNET UK: Bill is picking up penguins (Dec 28, 1999, 19:23)
"Microsoft isn't about to launch its own Linux this year. It
Elliotte Rusty Harold: Free Art? Free Software? (Dec 28, 1999, 19:07)
"I heard Richard Stallman talk at the recent open source show
The Bazaar in New York. He gave his usual stump speech about free
vs. open source, how he got involved in and developed the idea of
free software and so forth. One of the newer pieces of his speech
was a call for free documentation so people who update software
could simultaneously update the documentation. But what really
caught my ear was his simultaneous assertion that he didn't think
novels needed to be open source. As a writer of documentation
myself, this got me thinking."
LinuxPR: Free Red Hat Linux Desktop Promotion A Success! (Dec 28, 1999, 18:35)
"Red Hat and Jones Business Systems Have partnered to offer the
reseller channel a chance to win a Free Red Hat Linux Desktop."
Linuxnewbie.org: How do I install Java on my Linux Computer? (Dec 28, 1999, 18:04)
"Java is a computer language developed by Sun Microsystems and
it's spinoff company JavaSoft. It is similar to C++ in many ways,
however, many people think that Java is easier to understand and to
learn than C++."
Tucows Network: Linux Making Gains (Dec 28, 1999, 17:56)
"Two years ago hardly anyone had ever even heard of Linux. Now
it is in the news everyday. The sales of Linux have grown about
300% over the last year. There are now hundreds of "distributions"
available for anyone."
Rusty Russell: LinuxOne Wastes Investors' Time, Money (Dec 28, 1999, 17:44)
"LinuxOne has a copy of RedHat, a thin web site, and an S-1
filing for their IPO. That's it."
Forbes: LinuxOne might be LinuxLast (Dec 28, 1999, 17:35)
"These Linux-based companies are all a version of each other
anyway: All of them are built off of the same technology."
The Daily Deal: LinuxOne IPO Weeks Away At Best (Dec 28, 1999, 17:22)
"A much-anticipated IPO from LinuxOne Inc. this week is in fact
not expected for some time yet-and its eventual success may well
rest on a key underwriter signing on to the deal."
Linux-Mandrake.com: Linux-Mandrake Demo & Tutorial Center opens on Mandrake website. (Dec 28, 1999, 16:45)
"A new section has opened on our website to demonstrate what
you'll see when you install Linux-Mandrake on your PC."
CNET News.com: Web search results still have human touch (Dec 28, 1999, 16:33)
"The open-development directory is based on the type of open
source software development projects that gave rise to the Linux
operating system and the Apache Web server."
Red Herring: Stick a fork in the IPO market -- it's done (Dec 28, 1999, 15:54)
"The once-crowded initial public offering neighborhood has
become somewhat of a ghost town for the last two weeks of 1999, as
Wall Street appears to have shuttered the doors against any new
offerings until after the New Year's holiday."
Linuxcare: Dear Lina: Moving Day (Dec 28, 1999, 04:29)
"We have a heavily loaded server and I have finally received a
new hard disk to expand its storage. What is the easiest way to
move my /usr volume to a new home?"
CBS MarketWatch: 1999 in review, Top Ten Stories (Dec 28, 1999, 00:16)
"When it burst onto the scene a couple years ago as a rebellion
against Windows and other established operating systems for
computers, the Linux "open-source" movement of code-sharing
probably seemed a bit obscure to most investors. That changed
really fast this year."