Linux News for Jan 30, 1999
Linux Gazette: Creating A Linux Certification Program, Part 4 (Jan 30, 1999, 23:42)
"If we are to pull off a program of this size and scale as a
community effort, we need the help of everyone who may be
interested in having a professional certification program for
The Linux Networking Overview HOWTO (Jan 30, 1999, 20:19)
The purpose of this document is to give an overview of the
networking capabilities of the Linux operating system.
Who is the largest LUG in the World? - Who Cares? (Jan 30, 1999, 19:15)
After SVLUG's editorial about
large LUGs, Peter Toft, Chairman of SSLUG, responds.
Linux kernel 2.2.1ac2 released (Jan 30, 1999, 18:04)
Red Hat back on-line after office move (Jan 30, 1999, 13:31)
During the last hour, the Red Hat Web site returned to the
Linux Tux Badges (Jan 30, 1999, 12:59)
InfoWorld: Saving face: Microsoft can reverse its fortunes with the DOJ and
everybody wins (Jan 30, 1999, 11:49)
"... with my plan, everyone walks away a winner -- including
Microsoft." -- Nicholas Petreley
Who's the Largest LUG in the World? (Jan 30, 1999, 10:34)
"There are two groups who have competing claims to be the
32BitsOnline: Setting up the Linux presence at Comdex/Canada West '99 (Jan 30, 1999, 02:40)
"... an incredible success for the Vancouver Linux User
LinuxWorld: A Linux desktop wish list (Jan 30, 1999, 02:19)
"Now supreme as a server OS, what will it take to make Linux an
equally impressive client?"
LinuxWorld: Linux and the monopoly game -- by Nicholas Petreley (Jan 30, 1999, 02:14)
"Some readers have expressed concern that Red Hat could
eventually replace Microsoft as the tyrannical keeper of the
operating system of the future. Nick is having a very difficult
time imagining this scenario unfolding."
LinuxWorld: Unix redux? Why Linux won't make like Unix and split (Jan 30, 1999, 02:02)
"Red Hat CEO Bob Young explains why companies like his will not
InfoWorld: HP, Dell, and Compaq herald Linux hardware, service plans (Jan 30, 1999, 01:52)
"HP is seeing strong interest from its corporate enterprise
News.com: Microsoft exec: OS competition is imminent (Jan 30, 1999, 01:24)
"Software delivery on the Net and budding open-source operating
systems mean one thing: Microsoft faces plenty of
News.com: Why Linux is a threat (Jan 30, 1999, 01:17)
"The freely distributed operating system is on a roll lately,
with major computing companies showing support, a new
business-friendly version, and a pricing structure to warm any
News.com: SGI coming out of its OS shell (Jan 30, 1999, 01:06)
"... plans to sell servers with Linux installed."
Red Herring Magazine: Freeware Feature Issue (Jan 30, 1999, 00:44)
Seven articles on different aspects of Free Software in the
February 1999 issue.
Fortune: Microsoft Waning (Jan 30, 1999, 00:19)
"Alternatives... especially... Linux -- are generating more
enthusiasm than ever..."