IT Management Linux News for Jun 13, 2000
ZDNet: New kid on the Linux block: SCO (Jun 13, 2000, 23:22)
"PC Unix stalwart SCO is doing the inevitable -- or the
unthinkable, depending on your interpretation. It is expected to
field its own Linux operating system release in the fourth quarter
of this year."
VNU Net: IBM puts Linux in notebook range (Jun 13, 2000, 21:32)
IBM has added support for Linux to its Thinkpad range of
notebook computers as part of its effort to push the open source
operating system further into the enterprise.
LinuxPR: Linux Leaders Forecast Future of Linux in Business
(Jun 13, 2000, 20:42)
"Jon "maddog" Hall and Mark Bolzern to Keynote at PC EXPO."
BW: Connectix Corporation Launches Promotion for Virtual PC With Red Hat Linux (Jun 13, 2000, 20:22)
"Significant savings with a $50 mail-in rebate for purchases
from June 15 to September 30, 2000"
DowJones.com: Corel Corp. Could Raise Added C$16.6 Million In Share Offer (Jun 13, 2000, 19:52)
"...Corel said a half warrant will be issued to the purchasers
of shares because a final prospectus wasn't issued within 10
business days following the filing of the preliminary
InfoWorld: Putting IA-64 Linux to the test (Jun 13, 2000, 19:30)
"In the latest industry embrace of open-source advocates,
Hewlett-Packard and Intel on Tuesday released a free IA-64
developers kit that allows the Linux community to develop, test,
debug, and run IA-64 applications for Intel's upcoming Itanium
processor-based servers and workstations."
BW: GraphOn... and Compaq China... Partnership to Provide Complete Computing Solutions to China (Jun 13, 2000, 15:16)
"GraphOn will expand its existing activities in China by
incorporating Compaq China into the various projects that GraphOn
is working on with the Ministry of Education in China."
ZDNet: Chip makers cozy up to Linux (Jun 13, 2000, 14:23)
"For longtime Microsoft Corp.backer Intel, the world isn't
looking quite so homogeneous anymore."
Network World: The latest Linux: SCO (Jun 13, 2000, 13:38)
"Companies lacking faith in the pack of young companies selling
Linux will soon have the option of buying a version of Linux
delivered by a relative old-timer: The Santa Cruz Operation."
TechWeb: IBM Completes Linux Picture (Jun 13, 2000, 13:03)
"We really see this as a multi-billion-dollar opportunity for
IBM," Wladawsky-Berger said."
BeOpen.com: Interview with Warrick Allison of Troll Tech's Qt Library (Jun 13, 2000, 12:42)
"The purpose of us having two licenses is because we want people
who want to write Open Source software to be able to do it with no
ties to us at all. They can use version 2.1 of Qt forever, and
modify it to their heart's content. We don't want people to be tied
to us, and we don't want people to feel like they're tied to
LinuxWorld: European dot-coms struggling (Jun 13, 2000, 12:26)
"The Boodotcom syndrome is set to hit hard for many of the
dot-coms in the current economic environment, according to Colin
Tenwick, Red Hat's vice president for European, Middle Eastern, and
African operations. In an interview with LinuxWorld at the Linux
Expo 2000 in London, Tenwick reflected on that formerly high-flying
UK dot-com's recent bankruptcy. "I don't think people should
underestimate the impact that will have," he said."
InfoWorld: IBM further boosts Linux (Jun 13, 2000, 04:20)
"Plans also are in the works to put Linux on the AS/400 systems
by the third quarter. Linux already is on the S/390
BW: Linuxcare Optimizes Linux On IBM Thinkpad Laptops (Jun 13, 2000, 00:04)
"Linuxcare also today introduced the industry's first service to
actively manage complex, continuous changes between and within
multiple distributions of the Linux operating system. IBM is the
first customer for this new service."