Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 28, 2000
LinuxMall.com: CLUE In: A Profile of Colorado's Linux User Group Members (Mar 28, 2000, 22:45)
"The largest Linux user group in the Denver area and the oldest
(six years), Colorado Linux Users and Enthusiasts (CLUE) has
members from all walks of life, backgrounds and ages."
InformationWeek: Thin Servers Plug Growing Businesses Into The Net... (Mar 28, 2000, 22:01)
"Proprietary software that sits on top of an operating system
such as Linux or FreeBSD guides users through a series of simple
setup screens, which are typically accessed using the browser of a
BW: Omnis Technology Announces Agreement With Caldera to Include OMNIS Studio in Caldera eDesktop (Mar 28, 2000, 21:55)
"OMNIS Studio is a high-performance visual Rapid Application
Development (RAD) tool for Linux."
LinuxPR: Caldera Systems Ships First Linux Desktop Product for the Internet--OpenLinux eDeskTop 2.4 (Mar 28, 2000, 21:44)
"eDesktop Ships With Citrix ICA Client, Moneydance Personal
Finance Manager, Webmin Remote Browser-based Utility,
Pre-configured ISP Access Numbers, Key Internet Browsers and
JustLinux: Configuring your video mode in Linux (Mar 28, 2000, 21:37)
"Within most flavors of Linux, there are two tools designed to
manage XFree86: Xconfigurator and xf86config. Each tool focuses on
a different aspect of XFree86, and should be used accordingly."
Linuxcare: Arne Flones: Writewright Right (Mar 28, 2000, 19:44)
"I wanted a writable CD drive for backing up my systems."
Slick Penguin: share your experience implementing Linux based solutions (Mar 28, 2000, 19:32)
"By faciliating this open sharing of experiences, we hope to
enable more Linux based 'Solution' sharing within the Linux
community. As opposed to Linux 'Tool' information sharing which is
covered very well by many other Linux sites."
Tonight Live: Its Open Source meets eCommerce! On The Linux(r) Show!! (Mar 28, 2000, 19:21)
"... tune in at 6pm pst, 7pm rmt, 8pm cst, 9pm east and 1am
catch the Linux show at www.thelinuxshow.com..."
LinuxPR: ActiveState Releases ActivePerl 5.6 to The Community (Mar 28, 2000, 17:54)
"ActivePerl 5.6 is ActiveState's value added, binary
distribution of Perl for the Windows, Linux and Solaris operating
systems, which is now faster, easier to install and offers more
support for Web developers..."
SRO: Red Hat Rising (Mar 28, 2000, 17:44)
"...it's hard to see why Red Hat's stock continues to fall. ...
The company's actual revenue, $13.1 million for the fourth quarter
ending on Feb. 29, was up 38 percent over 1999 fourth quarter's 9.4
Wired: Apple's Darwin Evolves (Mar 28, 2000, 16:47)
" 'Apple has been trying for years to do a MacOS version for
Windows, but the old MacOS code was too difficult to port over,'
said Jeff Carr, president of LinuxPPC..."
DevShed: Vi 101 (Mar 28, 2000, 16:47)
"Vi is a "visual editor" - an editor which lets you view a
document, in its entirety, as you create and edit it."
ComputerWorld: Brainshare: Novell dons DENIM (Mar 28, 2000, 16:34)
"DENIM, which stands for Directory Enabled Net Infrastructure
Model, is to be the architecture for network services that leverage
Novell Directory Services (NDS) but run on multiple platforms."
ComputerWorld: Report: IBM's AIX tops Unix field (Mar 28, 2000, 16:28)
"An independent [D.H. Brown] study released last week ranks
IBM's AIX operating system ahead of its four biggest Unix
The Register: Darwin on x86 - Apple's Intel interest (Mar 28, 2000, 15:17)
"...Apple may feel it can encourage x86 users fed up Microsoft's
monopoly but discouraged by Linux's user unfriendliness to move
over at a later date."
IT-Director: Open Source ERP Projects: There Are Four!! (Mar 28, 2000, 15:05)
"...the natural question to ask is whether any of the Open
Source ERP products when they appear, could enter the ERP market
and become as dominant as Apache has on its turf."
Chicago Tribune: Stone cold cheap supercomputing (Mar 28, 2000, 14:27)
"...132 computers, 52 of which were Intel Pentium-class with the
rest mostly Intel 486/66 boxes. ...run Red Hat Linux and the
Beowulf Linux clustering software..."
LinuxPR: XFree86 4.0 for SuSE Linux available (Mar 28, 2000, 14:20)
""We are proud to inform all XFree86 enthusiasts that the rpms
of the very latest XFree86 release 4.0 for SuSE Linux are now
available for download on SuSE´s ftp site..."
osOpinion: Religious affairs: How holy wars start (Mar 28, 2000, 14:14)
"Most people would say it looks bad on the community - and
especially on the Open Source community, where these sorts of
arguments are more common. Before we decide that, though, let's
look at why these things happen."
CNET News.com: Web pioneer Andreessen joins Linux venture (Mar 28, 2000, 06:22)
"Internet visionary and Netscape Communications co-founder Marc
Andreessen will announce tomorrow he has invested in Collab.Net, a
site for uniting corporations with open-source programmers."
Borland Community: Getting a glimpse of Kylix (Mar 28, 2000, 06:06)
"Yes, we saw it run. We saw it compile code... "As you probably
know, Kylix is the code name for a project that will bring Delphi
and C++Builder to the Linux platform."
O'Reilly Network: Bostic on the BSD Tradition -- An interview with BSD veteran Keith Bostic (Mar 28, 2000, 05:34)
"Bostic was... one of the founders of BSDi. He currently runs
SleepyCat Software, which develops and supports Berkeley DB, an
open source embedded database."
TheBusinessTimes (Singapore): S'pore pivotal to Red Hat, says chairman (Mar 28, 2000, 04:34)
"Red Hat would like to talk to the local universities about
developing Linux courses -- and assure them that this technology
will also help students earn a living."
LinuxNews: Home-Schoolers Find Solutions in Linux (Mar 28, 2000, 04:27)
"Dissatisfied with the state of educational and game programs
for Linux thus far, Waddell is attempting to get the Kidsgames
Project "to get more Open Source multimedia educational games
available for kids."
Columbia University: Richard M. Stallman to speak in NYC (Mar 28, 2000, 04:21)
"The talk is entitled Copyright vs. Community in the Age of
Computer Networks. Admission is free, and all are invited."
BW: Arkeia Network Backup Software Included with 6.2 Release of Red Hat Linux Application Library (Mar 28, 2000, 04:06)
"The CD will include a full version of Arkeia Personal Version
4.2 and a 30-day evaluation version of Arkeia Professional Version
4.2. The Linux Application Library is updated with each new release
of Red Hat Linux."
BW: Paragon Solutions, Inc. Releases Linux Web-Based Training Courses (Mar 28, 2000, 03:49)
"To meet the needs of technical programmers and administrators
who are moving toward Linux, Paragon Solutions, Inc. announces the
availability of Web-based training courses, Learning Linux
Essentials and Networking Linux."
PRNewswire: LinuxMall.com Advocates LPI Certification (Mar 28, 2000, 03:42)
"We fully support the Linux Professional Institute's
certification program, because it ensures professionals have
in-depth technical knowledge of the Linux operating system and
provides company management with a viable measurement of the
applicants' professional competencies in Linux."
PRNewswire: LinuxMall.com to Offer Customized Linux Job Searches (Mar 28, 2000, 03:37)
"Under terms of the agreement, LinuxMall.com becomes part of
Dice.com's Custom Search Network, which is a targeted group of
sites that use the Dice.com job search engine to power their job
PRNewswire: Novell to Offer Messaging for the Solaris and Linux Platforms (Mar 28, 2000, 03:27)
"A key component in the new DENIM(SM) Net Portal Services
strategy, Novell is extending NIMS into the Solaris and Linux
markets in order to address the growing demand for messaging
services that secure, simplify and accelerate eBusiness
BW: Computer Horizons Corp's G. Triad Unit and Red Hat, Inc. Forge Strategic Partnership (Mar 28, 2000, 03:22)
"The partnership will also allow both companies to leverage
expertise in the areas of Web applications collocation and
development, and help advance the Linux platform to new
PRNewswire: NETmachines Selects Linuxcare to Provide Technical Support (Mar 28, 2000, 03:18)
"Because Linuxcare is so focused on delivering Linux services,
we can provide a level of service and support that has no equal in
the industry. As a competitive advantage, teaming with NETmachines
ultimately provides customers with a superior service and support
element to the entire RedRak product offering."
CNET News.com: Cisco ascends to most valuable company [edging out MS] (Mar 28, 2000, 01:12)
"Networking giant Cisco Systems surpassed Microsoft today as the
most valuable company in the world."
BW: TransEDA Verification Products to Support Linux OS (Mar 28, 2000, 00:38)
"TransEDA... today announced that Verification Navigator, its
integrated design verification environment, is to support the
ever-popular Linux OS provided by Red Hat Inc. for Intel-based
BW: Forlink Software Corporation Inc., Signs Agreements with Red Hat Inc. (Mar 28, 2000, 00:29)
"The company's own-developed embeddable software suites include
mass-scaleable site and portal modules called For-Mail,
For-Business, For-Monitor, For-Search, etc. that run on Unix or
PRNewswire: First Tuesday's Los Angeles Launch Event Set (Mar 28, 2000, 00:24)
"'Napster Meets Linux: Open-Source Models for New Media' Is Open
to the Public."
InfoWorld: Intel sets stage for Linux on IX with Lynx investment (Mar 28, 2000, 00:09)
"Intel made a minority equity investment Monday in Lynx
Real-Time Systems in an effort to support the development of an
embedded Linux operating system to run on Intel's IX (Internet
Exchange) architecture for networking and communications."
BW: U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray Delivers on the Outlook for the Enterprise Hardware Space (Mar 28, 2000, 00:08)
"On the low end, with the help of Linux, appliance servers will
challenge the hold of NT and volume enterprise players to the
extent where only the most efficient will prevail."