Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 24, 2002
ZDNet: Store chain is sold on Linux (Jan 24, 2002, 22:10)
"It was not love at first sight. Roberts wasn't sure how Linux
would translate into a large enterprise system. Less than 24 months
later, Linux provides the 90-year-old retail business cost savings,
reliability, and scalability, and is an important part of its
long-term IT infrastructure strategy."
Linux Journal: Won't Make Your Web Site Work with Linux? We'll Do It for You. (Jan 24, 2002, 19:31)
"For web developers Peter Blokland, Valentijn Sessink and Wiard
Gorter, enough was enough. They decided to build a shadow web site
that shows travelers needed information in a standardized way, so
that everybody could read it no matter what browser they used."
NewsForge: Review: Soyo Dragon Plus motherboard (Jan 24, 2002, 18:25)
"As a motherboard, the Dragon Plus is everything the Dragon was,
plus a bit more, with the increased performance, the smartcard
reader and the Front USB ports. It is, in my opinion, at the top of
the KT266A-based boards, and Athlon boards in general, both in
terms of performance and features."
Correction to MandrakeSoft Professional Service Announcement (Jan 24, 2002, 15:16)
In an announcement that was released on Wednesday, 23 January
2002 about MandrakeSoft's expansion of its Professional Service
Offerings, an incorrect U.S. phone number was provided; the correct
toll-free number for MandrakeSoft North American Professional
Services is 1-877-635-2677.
Linux Weekly News for January 24, 2002 (Jan 24, 2002, 14:07)
This week: Miss the Bubble Days?; Lindows; Microsoft remedy;
Seeking the RST.b virus; Reverse mapping VM; the Athlon bug;
needing ACPI; more.
Debian Weekly News - January 23rd, 2002 (Jan 24, 2002, 11:33)
This week: Boot-floppies, Sponsoring, Freeze Progress, APT,
Conference, VAX Port, Mobile Debian
CNET News.com: Start-up: Embedded Linux still has life (Jan 24, 2002, 08:06)
"Twenty years ago, Ready created VRTX, the first commercial
operating system for "embedded" computing systems, a category that
now includes everything from antilock-brake controllers to VCRs to
mobile phones to automatic teller machines. VRTX, still sold by
Ready's former employer, Mentor Graphics, runs the Hubble Space
PR: MandrakeSoft Supports the Expansion of its Professional Service Offerings (Jan 24, 2002, 05:09)
"To meet the growing demand for high-quality Linux Professional
Services, MandrakeSoft announces the availability of a new
toll-free number dedicated to enterprise users seeking accurate
information on the benefits of using Open Source technology."