Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 28, 2000
sendmail.net: Q&A: Bruce Perens (Jan 28, 2000, 22:47)
"Co-founder of the Open Source Initiative, Perens is also the
force behind technocrat.net, a site devoted to putting technology
and public policy on the same page. Now, as president of Linux
Capital Group, he's embarked on a journey into the brave new world
of venture financing."
PC Week: Next step for Linux: Services (Jan 28, 2000, 22:39)
"The challenges specific to Linux's underpinnings make it a
natural candidate for third-party services."
Slashdot: Interview: FreeDOS Leader Jim Hall Answers (Jan 28, 2000, 20:07)
"While it is very nice to have some sort of non-MS DOS available
(at least for us gamers), it still basically 15-20 year old
technology. How much longer do you think DOS, or DOS emulation,
will be necessary?"
LinuxPR: Linuxpower Announces a Month of News (Jan 28, 2000, 19:23)
"News with Views."
LinuxPR: On RadioWallStreet.com: The Linux League With Francis Gaskins (Jan 28, 2000, 19:22)
"This new weekly show runs each Friday at 1:00 PM EST, and
tracks Linux trends, news events, and company developments of
interest to investors."
LinuxDevices.com: Linux-based PenguinRadio to revolutionize radio? (Jan 28, 2000, 18:20)
"Put simply, we are building the next generation of Internet
audio devices," says Leyden. "The PenguinRadio is a small
Linux-based box that is designed to expand the abilities of any
home stereo, extending its reach to the far corners of the
TheLinuxGurus.org: Teach Yourself KDE 1.1 in 24 Hours [Book Review] (Jan 28, 2000, 18:10)
"It is amazing how customizable Linux is. You can make your
Linux box look just about any way you want and this section shows
you how to do just that."
M2 Presswire: Red Hat appoints new UK distributor (Jan 28, 2000, 17:41)
"Red Hat Linux-based solutions are ideal for fast-growing
enterprise business and Internet environments and we are dedicated
to offering UK customers the power and flexibility of open source
IT-Analysis.com: Sun To Move Solaris Closer to Linux Model (Jan 28, 2000, 17:11)
"We do not expect Sun to be able to halt Linux any more than we
expect Microsoft to be able to do so, but we believe that this move
from Sun will probably having Microsoft, IBM and Hewlett-Packard
considering how to respond."
Solutions Integrator: Remembrance of Things Past (Jan 28, 2000, 16:57)
"Do you do Linux? If you do, then you should be concerned about
history repeating itself."
CNET News.com: Andover.Net to acquire Linux services firm, QuestionExchange (Jan 28, 2000, 16:30)
"QuestionExchange lets people post questions and others submit
bids for answers. The site currently has more than 1,500 registered
Wired: DVD Case: It's a Linux Thing (Jan 28, 2000, 15:49)
"It's not about stealing, they say. It's about Linux."
Linux Journal: Taming the Horrors of Printers and Printing, Part 1 (Jan 28, 2000, 07:42)
"If you think printers are fun, try wandering by your tech
support people's cubicles (assuming you are not one yourself), and
waiting for a printer call to come through. You shouldn't have to
wait too long. Next, note the look on their faces when they're told
it's a printer problem."
osOpinion: Is Sun Missing The Point? (Jan 28, 2000, 07:14)
"No, the reason for the Sun decision is not to improve Solaris,
nor is it to appease any religious 'checklist' dogma."
osOpinion: The ViTransMetavegemin (Jan 28, 2000, 06:58)
"Stung by the underwhelmed reaction of press and industry
analysts to the Crusoe and its revolutionary "code-morphing"
technology, Transmeta has granted me an exclusive interview with
Mr. X. Mr. X is a public relations specialist working with
Transmeta's Research & Development group."
osOpinion: The Obligatory Transmeta Article (Jan 28, 2000, 06:51)
"What Transmeta announced was the diesel of the computer
industry, their products are all about getting the most out of the
limited power of the battery and are not looking to push
performance to the absolute limit."
LinuxWorld: Interview with Jon Johansen (Jan 28, 2000, 06:40)
"LinuxWorld talked to both Jon and Per about DeCSS, the
investigation, the controversy -- and about why they feel that this
case is at the same time so ridiculous and so important."
LinuxWorld: Play within a play (Jan 28, 2000, 06:36)
"The legal battle between Caldera and Microsoft that just
concluded was in fact only the most recent act in a drama that goes
all the way back to the day Bill Gates licensed MS-DOS to IBM."
LinuxPR: On RadioWallStreet.com: The Linux League With Francis Gaskins (Jan 22, 2000, 16:48)
"Analysts Play Hardball with Linuxcare."