Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 28, 2000
Linux Weekly News for December 28, 2000 (Dec 28, 2000, 20:40)
Leading items and editorials: And so the year comes to the
close, Some major development milestones we'd like to celebrate and
What will the next year bring?
SJ Mercury/AP: NetZero files patent lawsuit against rival; claims patent on pop-up ads (Dec 28, 2000, 19:45)
"NetZero claims that its patent covers the technology used to
present an on-screen advertising window that pops up separate from
an Internet browser."
Linux4Chemistry - Linux software for use in chemistry (Dec 28, 2000, 18:55)
Something over 150 chemistry programs that run on Linux are
currently listed, with links to other sites on Linux in
NetworkWorld: Network management goes open source with Bluebird (Dec 28, 2000, 15:23)
"Bluebird's creators intend the software to be an open-source
alternative to large network management platforms, such as Tivoli,
HP?s OpenView and Aprisma's Spectrum. Bluebird uses standards-based
technologies - including Java in the core application engine and
XML in the reporting and interface modules - which make
applications less bulky and more customizable than proprietary
network management platforms..."
ReadersDigest.co.uk: European of the Year - Linus Torvalds (Dec 28, 2000, 14:11)
"The young man's name was Linus Torvalds. And what he sent out
to the world on that August night in 1991 has transformed the whole
landscape of computer use. ... Linux--the only successful computer
operating system yet created outside the US--has become an
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Linux: Four [big Unix vendor] weddings and a funeral stock market (Dec 28, 2000, 09:04)
"...the four top Unix vendors--IBM Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co.,
Compaq Corp., and Sun Microsystems--finally said "I do" to Linux in
2000. ... The power of Linux to attract developers away from
Microsoft Windows was the shotgun that marched Sun Microsystems to
the altar with Linux."
osOpinion: UN*X on NT (Dec 28, 2000, 07:36)
"The sweetest way to run UN*X on NT for me is DOSMINIX.
Descended from Andrew Tanenbaum's venerable, though slightly old,
MINIX operating system, DOSMINIX is a full, source-code, BSD
licensed, UN*X powerhouse running in a cmd.exe box on NT (and
LinuxLookup: Abit KT7-RAID MotherBoard Review (Dec 28, 2000, 07:26)
"In the past, Abit has been quite innovative with its products,
and the KT7-RAID continues this tradition. Lets see how this baby
shapes up under Linux."
Linux.Conf.Au online registrations now available (Dec 28, 2000, 07:22)
Linux.Conf.Au, 17th-20th January 2001, Sydney, Australia has now
opened up online registrations
[Announce] New version of mysqlgui (Dec 28, 2000, 04:12)
"New version of mysqlgui, version 1.7.4 has hit our pages at the
Kernel Cousin Debian Hurd #73 By Paul Emsley And Zack Brown (Dec 28, 2000, 00:23)
Highlights from the Debian-Hurd development mailing lists for
the previous week.