Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 26, 2000
BW: Vitamins.com Pioneers Commercial Use of Linux Operating System (Jan 26, 2000, 23:58)
"With cutting edge technologies such as the Linux Operating
System, and the most advanced toll-free call center among
health-oriented sites, Vitamins.com has demonstrated its ability to
grow technologically, while continually enhancing its customers'
BW: Lantronix Brings Powerful Network Printing to the Linux Community (Jan 26, 2000, 23:49)
"In conjunction with Lantronix Print Servers, RTEL allows Linux
users to bypass the limitations of LPR printing and easily route,
print and properly format graphics, multiple copy jobs and more
over the network."
LinuxPR: Linux Training and Internet Services (Jan 26, 2000, 23:43)
"Hacom believes that expanding the Linux-friendly ISP to
national scale, implements a new beginning."
PC Week: CA, Red Hat extend enterprise management pact (Jan 26, 2000, 21:45)
"CA, of Islandia, N.Y., is developing four new versions of its
standalone management offerings for the open-source Red Hat Linux
CNET News.com: Red Hat partners for corporate Linux services (Jan 26, 2000, 21:08)
"Computer Associates will release Linux versions of several
software packages used by large corporations, which Red Hat also
LinuxPR: Computer Associates And Red Hat To Deliver Innovative Linux Enterprise Management Solutions (Jan 26, 2000, 19:47)
"Seamless Red Hat Linux Enterprise Edition Product Offerings and
Support Allow Linux Users to Capitalize on Business Opportunities
While Maximizing the Value of IT Resources."
LinuxPR: SGI Releases OpenGL Sample Implementation to Open Source Community (Jan 26, 2000, 19:43)
"SGI Releases OpenGL Sample Implementation to Open Source
Community Expected to Increase Availability of 3D Graphics
Acceleration on Linux."
Slashdot: Using Caldera OpenLinux [Book Review] (Jan 26, 2000, 19:41)
"This book tries very hard to be the only book one would need to
be able to install and use Caldera Open Linux. It comes very close
to meeting this objective and is useful for absolute beginners as
well as more experienced Linux users."
LinuxPR: MERANT Brings the Power of Legacy Extension to Red Hat Linux (Jan 26, 2000, 19:17)
"The extension of the MERANT Micro Focus Object COBOL Developer
Suite broadens the range of solutions that MERANT offers its
customers to power enterprise e-business development."
Linux.com: Buddying up to BSD: Part Four - FreeBSD (Jan 26, 2000, 19:06)
"FreeBSD is certainly one of the more popular BSDs. Many
testimonials talk of extremely fast networking, combined with super
uptimes. Internet power-houses such as Yahoo, Walnut Creek CDROM
and even Microsoft's Hotmail swear by FreeBSD. Recently, FreeBSD
running on ftp.cdrom.com sent more than a terabyte worth of files
in one day."
InternetWeek: Sun To Offer Solaris, Source Code Free (Jan 26, 2000, 17:27)
"Sun is throwing community licensing open to all users, in a
move driven by the widespread popularity of the open-source Linux
InfoWorld: Creative to launch Linux portal site at LinuxWorld (Jan 26, 2000, 16:31)
"In addition, Creative Computers via eLinux.com will offer its
own-brand computers, including OpenServe Servers, OpenPro Systems
and OpenBook Notebooks, all of which will be custom configured with
Red Hat's Linux distribution."
SRO: Look Out Transmeta! (Jan 26, 2000, 16:24)
"Lineo releases its first Linux for x86 embedded systems and
promises Windows CE support."
CNET News.com: Sun slashes Solaris prices, opens code in marketing move (Jan 26, 2000, 15:23)
"In addition, users will be able to modify the innards of
Solaris without permission from Sun, though there will be
restrictions on commercial products using such modified
Presswire: Red Hat gets professional on the International front (Jan 26, 2000, 14:47)
"... We have developed a product that escapes the restrictions
of US encryption law..."
Red Herring: Sun tries to eclipse Linux (Jan 26, 2000, 07:22)
"It's really important when you talk to them that you ask them
what kind of 'open' they mean," advises Chris DiBona."
LinuxPR: GeekCast's Penguinista DSL project on the fast track. (Jan 26, 2000, 07:13)
"Benevolent Penguin Society Fundraising project has now had over
500 applicants inquiring for service availability."
LinuxPR: The Linux(r) Show!! Announces Fundraiser for Benevolent Penguin Society (Jan 26, 2000, 07:11)
"Its a win win win. People want these books. It raises funds for
a good cause. And it tells Amazon what we think as a
Linux Journal: The Latest from Lineo (Jan 26, 2000, 06:59)
"Embeddix is Lineo's flagship product. The version shipping
today, Embeddix 1.0, is geared toward x86 and PowerPC devices, and
includes a small Web server and support for network protocols, Web
services and serial networking."
Linuxnewbie.org: Your CD Burner and X-CD-Roast (Jan 26, 2000, 06:50)
"I thought X-CD-Roast was the easiest CD recording package to
install on Red Hat Linux and have chosen to use it in my example.
After recording my first CD in Red Hat Linux, I felt that it was
necessary for me to revise some of the current documentation."
Silicon.com: Sun spurned as Red Hat teams up with IBM (Jan 26, 2000, 01:24)
"We certainly see a number of developers requiring this
technology as they start to deploy into the enterprise. We can meet
that demand better in a full open source environment."