Linux News for Nov 27, 1998
32bitsonline: ABCs of Linux (1) by Rob Bos (Nov 27, 1998, 15:52)
"This is the first in a series of columns covering the day to
day usage of Linux (pronounced lynn-ucks) for the average
32bitsonline: Welcome to 32BitsOnline.com by Ronny Ko, Editor (Nov 27, 1998, 15:52)
"32 Bits Online Magazine has finally found its new found purpose
- to serve the Linux community."
Andover: Plug and Play Linux (Nov 27, 1998, 15:18)
Robin Miller reviews his local computer distributor, who ships
Linux pre-installed on their machines. He encourages new users to
give this route a try.
Visit to Kibaale (Nov 27, 1998, 14:39)
by Bram Moolenaar
(Ed. note: Bram Moolenaar is the author/maintainer of the
very popular open-source VI editor clone, VIM (VI iMProved). Bram
uses donations from VIM users to help support an African orphanage.
In the words of the author: "Vim is Charityware. You can use and
copy it as much as you like, but you are encouraged to make a
donation to orphans in Uganda." Below is Bram's report of his most
recent visit to the orphanage.)
Linux Kernel Version History (Nov 27, 1998, 10:17)
Here's an interesting website that gives the reader a concise
view into the history of the Linux Kernel.
iX: Oracle 8.0.5 on Linux (Nov 27, 1998, 10:14)
German magazine talks about Linux and Oracle. (English page
Slashdot: Intuit will consider Quicken port to Linux (Nov 27, 1998, 03:28)
Information Week: Users Hail Sun Role In AOL-Netscape Deal (Nov 27, 1998, 03:17)
"Sun will give Netscape much-needed muscle in corporate sales,
support, and professional services."
Scientific American: Beating the Tempest (Nov 27, 1998, 00:02)
Microsoft has invested $20 Million in technology that can spy on
computer users by picking up the 'Tempest Radiation' the computer
emits. One scientist says they can now defeat this technology.
Steve Case (Founder and CEO of AOL) talks about Mozilla (Nov 27, 1998, 00:01)
"On our press call yesterday, Mike Homer said Mozilla is larger
than Netscape. I know it's larger than AOL, too."