Linux News for Oct 30, 1998
Jerry Pournelle installs Linux (Oct 30, 1998, 19:54)
A Journal of Linux Installation... Monday, October 5, 1998...
The Linux Adventure begins.
Is SAP R/3 for Linux on the way? (Oct 30, 1998, 18:21)
The German newswire service heise.de reported this rumor on October
Performance Computing: UNIX Riot--A Scathing rebuke to Microsoft (Oct 30, 1998, 17:23)
"I believe it when Microsoft tells me Win2K is Y2K-compliant. Of
course, the way things are going, we won't see Son of NT until
Y3K..." (Mark Hall, October 30, 1998)
Charges of hacking stop Internet OS Count (Oct 30, 1998, 16:45)
The Internet Operating System Counter may be permanently stopped
because of the incident.
France to install Linux in schools (Oct 30, 1998, 15:18)
In an agreement struck October 28 between AFUL (the French
association of Linux users) and the French Ministry of Education,
AFUL will assist with installing Linux and Free Software networks
in high schools, junior high schools and primary schools throughout
Flight Gear Flight Simulator: Free, Open Source flight simulator. (Oct 30, 1998, 12:15)
Source code for the entire project is available and licensed
under the GPL.
Datapro: Shifting Technology Stimulates Sizzling New Operating Systems (Oct 30, 1998, 12:05)
The Gartner group is at it again with an article about Linux and
other alternative operating systems.
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo Website now online (Oct 30, 1998, 11:27)
The first conference happens in San Jose, CA, March 1-4,
InfoWorld: Asian Linux company opens U.S. office, gains ally (Oct 30, 1998, 10:03)
InfoWorld joins the league of publications to write on the
Scholar Net: FAQ covering the Mexican GNOME usage now on-line (Oct 30, 1998, 09:37)
"What I have come up with is a list of questions we have
received and their respective answers á la FAQ"
Belarussian newspaper "Computer News" publishes articles about Debian (Oct 30, 1998, 09:17)
The articles cover installing and booting the system.
Netscape Communicator 4.5 (Standalone version) now available (Oct 30, 1998, 08:25)
For those who only want a browser for web browsing.
The Register: Oracle strikes deal to push Linux apps in Japan (Oct 30, 1998, 08:14)
Oracle has forged an alliance with Pacific Hi-Tech, the Asian
CNET: WebTV drops plans for Java support (Oct 30, 1998, 08:12)
If you're using WebTV, you might as well stop clicking on that
Possible security problems with Sendmail, lynx, Netscape, sshd, Linux kernel (Oct 30, 1998, 00:02)
A recent post to BUGTRAQ reveals some disturbing