Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 25, 2000
LinuxPR: Microsoft's Anti-Linux Campaign Covered in Latest Issue of Linux Magazine (Jan 25, 2000, 22:48)
"Linux Magazine's February Issue is on Newsstands Now."
LinuxPR: The Linux(r) Show!! Awarded "Web Star" recognition for new web site. (Jan 25, 2000, 22:42)
"Linux(r) Show team very pleased with reviews of new site."
BW: SuSE US Management Team to Grow Services, Increase Market Share; US sales up 350% in 1999 (Jan 25, 2000, 22:25)
"After exceeding its revenue goals for 1999, SuSE Linux AG
restructured and appointed new members to its U.S. management team
to respond to and encourage the increased demand for SuSE Linux
products and services in North America."
CNET News.com: Lineo releases Linux for devices (Jan 25, 2000, 20:53)
"The use of the upstart, open source operating system in sub-PC
devices is catching on, but the market is getting crowded with
NewsBytes: DVD Crypto Hacker Questioned In Norway (Jan 25, 2000, 20:28)
"Norwegian authorities, apparently working in cooperation with
US-based law enforcers, questioned 16-year-old Jon Johansen, in the
process confiscating his computer and cell phone."
BW: Corel named Tier 1 Linux vendor by top analysts amidst strong revenues, reviews (Jan 25, 2000, 20:23)
"Corel's US $3.2 million in Linux operating system sales during
the short time it was on the market in 1999 is a stunning beginning
for the company in the fast-growing Linux market."
PRNewswire: KeyLink Systems(SM) to Offer Turnkey Linux Solutions on IBM(R) Netfinity(TM) Servers (Jan 25, 2000, 20:20)
"KeyLink Systems is paving a course for its IBM business
partners to enter a cutting-edge technology market with the
confidence of first-class, value- added services and support."
CNBC: Will Caldera's IPO Be Another Red Hat? (Jan 25, 2000, 20:14)
"Caldera Systems Inc.'s pending initial public offering is
likely to be boosted by the same Linux-fever that propelled the
recent Red Hat...and VA Linux Systems...IPOs to soaring opening-day
Its David vs. Goliath as we discuss DVD WARS Live on The Linux(r) Show!! (Jan 25, 2000, 18:46)
"In Segment Two and Three- Its DVD WARS a representative from
Electronic Frontier Foundation will discuss their all important
"David vs. Goliath" battle against the Motion Picture Association
EETimes: Transmeta roils mobile market with Crusoe chips (Jan 25, 2000, 18:34)
"IBM is covered by a cross-licensing deal (previously hammered
out via Cyrix) that grants it rights to key Intel Corp. patents.
That could be a good legal buffer if Intel-likely Transmeta's main
competitor-contemplates any courtroom maneuvers."
CRN: IBM Forms Web Server Division (Jan 25, 2000, 17:47)
"For the second time in a month, IBM's Server Group has
established a unit aimed at giving a boost to its Unix and open
source computing efforts."
Linux Knowledge Base Weekly News #6 (Jan 25, 2000, 17:37)
"Content and navigation preparation for go-live has been the
focus of this week. With a target usability date of Feb.1, we've
been pouring tremendous amounts of time into these key areas."
ZDNet: Sun fights Linux, WinNT with 'free Solaris' (Jan 25, 2000, 17:18)
"Sun President Ed Zander told financial analysts last week that
Sun will never adopt Linux as its operating system but will instead
'put every ounce of R&D we have into Solaris.' "
InformationWeek: Linux: A Strategic Choice? (Jan 25, 2000, 17:11)
"By publishing the source code to the entire operating system,
the Linux community creates a uniquely strong aftermarket for
InformationWeek: What's Driving Increased Interest In Linux? (Jan 25, 2000, 17:01)
"What do IT shops see in Linux that's driving this growing
frenzy? In hockey, it might be called a hat trick: Linux users like
its price, performance, and reliability."
BW: K2 Design Announces Support for the Linux Operating System (Jan 25, 2000, 16:22)
"This initiative will enable K2 to market its services to an
increasing number of client corporations who have adopted
IT-Director: Processors threaten Intel, boost Linux (Jan 25, 2000, 16:02)
"If Transmeta is successful, it will significantly boost the
opportunities for Linux market share."
Advogato.org: Interview: Donald E.Knuth (Jan 25, 2000, 15:28)
"The first questions that I have are about free software. TeX
was one of the first big projects that was released as free
software and had a major impact. These days, of course, it's a big
deal. But I think when TeX came out it was just something you did,
CNN: King of the network operating systems (Jan 25, 2000, 15:21)
"The good news is that there is a NOS waiting just for you.
After the rash of recent software revisions, we took an in-depth
look at four of the major NOSes on the market."
PRNewswire: ALPNET Enables Red Hat's Latest LINUX Version for the Global Market (Jan 25, 2000, 15:03)
"ALPNET localized Official Red Hat Linux, beginning with
German... followed by versions in French and Japanese."
PRNewswire: GTSI and Red Hat Finalize Agreement for Federal Marketplace (Jan 25, 2000, 14:29)
"GTSI Joins Certified Red Hat VAR Program."
BW: eLinux.com: a New Internet Subsidiary Announced by Creative Computers, Inc. (Jan 25, 2000, 14:07)
"eLinux.com will provide the Linux community with a single
source for products, news, discussion groups, services, support and
EMUTECH2000: Linux Review (Jan 25, 2000, 05:03)
"In this review I will be testing out the 2 largest Linux
distributions out there. Redhat Linux 6.1 Deluxe vs. SuSE Linux
6.3! I will not be delving into advanced configuration and web
server setup etc, but more of the Installation, configuration and
use of Linux."
SEUL.org: Linux in education report #4 (Jan 25, 2000, 04:54)
"In talking and thinking about educational applications for
Linux over the past year something has become clearer and clearer
to us. Educational software, by its very nature, has a limited
audience if it's only available in one language."
osOpinion: GUI Tools and Config Files - Two Different Ways of Life (Jan 25, 2000, 04:27)
"Let's have a closer look on the differences in administrative
"Look & Feel" of Linux, WinDOS and MacOS."
osOpinion: The Good, The Bad, and the Downright Ugly (Jan 25, 2000, 04:20)
"Linux is the darling of the Internet and wider computing
industry at the moment...Take away the hype, and what's the real
state of things?"
LinuxHelp.net: Dancing with Samba (Jan 25, 2000, 04:13)
"SAMBA is also a program that is used for filesharing and
printing to Windows clients on your network. The SMB (Server
Message Block (SMB) protocol provides filespace and printer
services using the SMB or CIFS protocol."
LinuxWorld: Linux certification, High demand for initial vendor-neutral tests (Jan 25, 2000, 00:40)
"The two first Linux certification organizations are enjoying
great popularity and support, but it remains to be seen how they
will get along with each other."
LinuxPR: Planet Intra Joins IBM Netfinity ServerProven Program To Offer SMBs...Intranet Services (Jan 25, 2000, 00:33)
"Planet Intra software has been certified by IBM, and is
officially IBM Netfinity ServerProven on both Linux and NT