Linux News for Dec 30, 1998
Linuxpower: Linux Networking Utilities, Part 1 (Dec 30, 1998, 19:48)
"In this part I'm going to cover user tools, and in the next
part, admin tools." By Barath Raghavan.
LinuxWorld: Take nothing for granted (Dec 30, 1998, 19:36)
Linux's success is remarkable, but nothing is guaranteed.
LinuxWorld: A lesson on FUD fighting (Dec 30, 1998, 19:29)
Preparing for the public relations assault on Linux.
Sm@rt Reseller: Intuit's CEO calls for 'OS neutrality' (Dec 30, 1998, 17:52)
Calling for the government to impose "operating system
neutrality" to ensure fair and free industry competition, Intuit
Inc.'s top executive lambasted Microsoft Corp. for its business
UPDATED: Sm@rt Reseller: 64-Bit Computing: A Hot Niche (Dec 30, 1998, 17:02)
"To really get the most from a 64-bit architecture, you need a
64-bit operating system. And today, and into 1999, that means
Sm@art Reseller: Is Linux desktop DOA? (Dec 30, 1998, 16:35)
"It swept the server world. Now Corel wants Linux on your
G21 News: Microsoft's Mistake Abroad (Dec 30, 1998, 14:43)
"At some point, I expect Opera Software and the Norwegian
government to sue Netscape, Microsoft, and the U.S.
PC Week: Details emerge about SGI's new NT workstations (Dec 30, 1998, 14:36)
"The ease with which the new SGI boxes will run Linux is a
question many resellers would like answered."
Interview with ext2 founder Rob Kennedy (Dec 30, 1998, 11:59)
In this interview with Linux Today, Ext2 founder Rob Kennedy
talks about the online Linux magazine, Ext2.
Red Herring: Standing Up to Microsoft (Dec 30, 1998, 10:50)
Red Herring interviews David Yoffie (author of Competing on
Internet Time: Lessons from Netscape and Its Battle with Microsoft)
about Microsoft and the anti-trust trial.
PLCOM: Free software will be the high-tech story to watch in 1999 (Dec 30, 1998, 09:41)
"Microsoft facing a new opponent in the open-source movement:
`Wave of the future'"
Linux kernel 2.2.0pre1-ac3 released (Dec 30, 1998, 09:34)
Alan Cox posts his third patch to the 2.2.0pre1 kernel.
PC World: More of the same?--I don't think so! (Dec 30, 1998, 08:31)
"Get ready for the $300 PC"
Enterprise Computing: Linux databases here, but support scarce (Dec 30, 1998, 07:54)
Here's a news.com story on their front-page about database
support (or lack thereof) on Linux.
BBC News: That was the Web that was (Dec 30, 1998, 02:04)
"Here is the Top Ten on the Richter scale of movers and shakers
on the Internet in 1998".
Wired: Vaporware 1998: It's a Landslide (Dec 30, 1998, 01:40)
"The overwhelming majority of our readers pointed their
collective frustration in one direction: Redmond, Washington."
News.com: NT earns attention for its absence (Dec 30, 1998, 01:14)
"... competitors have made progress... Linux, once thought of as
an afterthought... benefited from explosive growth...."
Sm@rt Reseller: Open Source: Blessing Or Curse For The Channel? (Dec 30, 1998, 00:55)
"Resellers will have to be quite enterprising to cash in on this
market, relying heavily on services and support to generate
MSNBC: Tech 1998: The year the money showed up (Dec 30, 1998, 00:03)
"MSNBC users say top story occurred in a courtroom; writers cite
Linux, Palm Pilots, e-commerce, stocks"
Clue-Point-Two, A hint sheet for 2.2.0pre1 migration (Dec 30, 1998, 00:02)
Alan Cox writes a hint-sheet for users interesting in migrating
to the 2.2.0pre1 kernel.
Linux Applications and Utilities Page is updated (Dec 30, 1998, 00:02)
"The Linux Applications and Utilities Page is a listing of Linux
open source, commercial, shareware and freeware applications,
utility programs, development tools and servers having their own
aMozilla: Mozilla on the Amiga (Dec 30, 1998, 00:01)
"As of 1st January, development will begin on Amiga Netscape.
You have been warned."
Linux Expo has a small number of free stands for non-profit projects. (Dec 30, 1998, 00:01)
New pam packages available for Red Hat Linux (Dec 30, 1998, 00:00)
Following the earlier BUGTRAQ
posting, Red Hat releases RPMS for the updated pam.
Aladdin Ghostscript 5.10 is released under the GPL (Dec 30, 1998, 00:00)
Aladdin Ghostscript 5.10, originally released in November 1997,
has now been released with the GPL as GNU Ghostscript 5.10.