Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 22, 2001
Mandrake Linux 8.1 Now Available in Retail Stores (Oct 22, 2001, 22:17)
Mandrake announces the immediate availability of boxed sets of
Mandrake Linux Version 8.1. Mandrake 8.1 ships as Mandrake Linux
Standard Edition 8.1, Mandrake Linux PowerPack Edition 8.1,
Mandrake Linux ProSuite Edition 8.1, and Mandrake Linux ProSuite
MandrakeSoft & TransGaming Bring Top-Selling PC Game, Electronic Arts' The Sims, to Linux (Oct 22, 2001, 21:04)
Catching up on announcements that weren't official yesterday but
are today, here's Mandrake's announcement regarding the "Mandrake
Linux Gaming Edition," which will come bundled with The
Sims, set for release November 2.
FSF Announces Version 21 of the GNU Emacs Editing Environment (Oct 22, 2001, 19:53)
This is the official press release from the FSF regarding the
Emacs 21 release: "Richard Stallman said, "Emacs 21 is a big step
forward in our long-term plan to take Emacs from a programmable
text editor to a programmable word processor."
Red Hat 7.2 Is Out (Oct 22, 2001, 17:08)
Red Hat Linux 7.2 has been released. Full press release
IBM Engineers Join the Samba Team
(Oct 22, 2001, 12:32)
Jeremy Allison wrote in to let us know a pair of IBM developers
have joined the Samba team.
KernelTrap.com: Linux Kernel Hacker Interview: Russell King (Oct 22, 2001, 11:51)
Kerneltrap has posted the latest in-depth kernel hacker
interview with Russell King, who originally ported Linux to ARM and
continues to oversee ARM Linux development.
Fairfax IT: Optus completes cut over from Excite network (Oct 22, 2001, 08:56)
"The spokesman said the mail systems were housed on a pair of
Sun servers while part of the Excite@Home network. They now have
been migrated to a cluster of 22 redundant, load-balanced Linux
servers... Two Sun servers handing DNS services for the Excite@Home
network also has been replaced by arrays of Linux boxes linked to a
load balancer in both Sydney and Melbourne."