Linux News for Dec 29, 1998
NEWS FLASH: Alan releases second patch against kernel 2.2 pre-release (Dec 29, 1998, 20:30)
TECHcapital: Investing in a Revolution (Dec 29, 1998, 18:12)
Sneak preview of the January/February issue--Major 7 page
feature coverage of Linux.
LinuxPPC binary of the 2.2.0pre1 kernel is available (Dec 29, 1998, 14:16)
"LinuxPPC developers have compiled the 2.2-pre1 development
kernel for PowerPC."
Perl.com: Nebraska High School Student Volunteers His Perl Expertise to
Save Hospital (Dec 29, 1998, 13:48)
"Usually the volunteers do filing, copying, boxing of records,
and similar low-skill jobs. However, I knew that Andy knew
ZDNN: Just don't call them 'NCs' (Dec 29, 1998, 12:41)
"IBM ends year with two large deals for its Network Station
ABC News: Atlas Shrugs (Dec 29, 1998, 12:35)
Fred Moody looks back on 1998, mentions Linux, Intel, Microsoft,
News.com: Fad or future? 1998's top tech stories (Dec 29, 1998, 12:24)
8. "Open source" software grabs the spotlight.
Uptime record? (Dec 29, 1998, 11:30)
It looks like Alan Cox may be the uptime champion.
TechServer: Even with open source, Red Hat is red hot (Dec 29, 1998, 10:05)
"After ducking the spotlight for most of its three years of
existence, Red Hat was suddenly the rage."
More international kernel mirrors requested (Dec 29, 1998, 09:26)
Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, South Africa, Israel,
Finland... Mirror volunteers are sought.
Dutch Linux Documentation Project Begins (Dec 29, 1998, 03:32)
Smart Reseller: NT, Unix: Come Together (Dec 29, 1998, 00:03)
"On the desktop, Unix is still rarely found on PCs, but Linux
creator Linus Torvalds has announced his intention to make Linux a
competitor to Windows 9x."
NY Times: Imagining the Future in a Post-PC World (Dec 29, 1998, 00:03)
"a world of intelligent networks, linked by powerful hub
computers, feeding data to millions upon millions of so-called
Linux Preview re-opens (Dec 29, 1998, 00:00)
Spanish Language Linux News returns to the 'Net.
2.2.0 Bug summary (Dec 29, 1998, 00:00)
These are the show-stoppers before the official 2.2.0 is