Linux News for Apr 29, 1999
BW: Looking For A PC With Linux Pre-Installed? QLITech Can Help! (Apr 29, 1999, 23:23)
"Customers can choose pre-configured systems, or have a system
built to their specifications."
LinuxStart.Com Message Forums Get Major Upgrade and Face Lift! (Apr 29, 1999, 22:48)
"With super clean design, easy-of-use and Linux Focused Topics,
as well as the abilty to dynamically add new forums, LinuxStart.Com
hopes that users will find it a useful place to help others, seek
advise and just have fun!"
Quake 3 Test Available (Apr 29, 1999, 22:35)
The guys at linuxgames.com are on top of the Quake 3 for
Red Hat ISO image at Linuxberg and Linuxcentral (Apr 29, 1999, 17:25)
A bootable ISO CD image for Red Hat Linux 6.0, includes Corel's
PR Newswire: Computer Associates Projects Record Fourth Quarter, $1.63 billion (Apr 29, 1999, 15:24)
"Bringing a new level of manageability to Red Hat Linux, CA and
Red Hat Software, Inc. announced a far-reaching agreement to
aggressively accelerate the adoption of Linux by corporate IT
environments. The agreement includes distribution of one million
free copies of a jointly bundled product."
SRO: Caldera battle still looms for MS (Apr 29, 1999, 15:20)
"It can be tough to separate fact from fiction. But, as has been
proven in the U.S. Department of Justice vs. Microsoft antitrust
case, an e-mail trail makes things a little more clear cut."
PR Newswire: Major Tape Drive Manufacturers Embrace Linux Tape Certification Program (Apr 29, 1999, 14:45)
"EST, the leading provider of reliable backup software for Linux
systems, is pleased to announce the Linux Tape Certification
Program, a program designed to test and certify tape drive
manufacturer's devices under the Linux operating system."
BW: Flashpoint Application Server Technology Takes the Pain out of Web Application Development (Apr 29, 1999, 14:43)
"Flashpoint allows for easy transition from classic application
development to Web application development, and is available for
Intraware: The Linux Bandwagon: Will It Roll Over Windows NT? (Apr 29, 1999, 12:44)
"The growing curiosity about Linux and dissatisfaction with
Microsoft is likely to extend further into the corporate market,
and even into home-PC markets."
CMP Net: Linux Vendor Buys Rival And Restructures (Apr 29, 1999, 12:39)
"Linux hardware vendor VA Research said on Wednesday it had
agreed to acquire its largest competitor, Linux Hardware
Linux Today Survey and Contest -- Last Two Days (Apr 29, 1999, 10:21)
Sweepstakes ends April 30. This is your last chance to win a collectors copy of the first issue published of the Linux Journal and help us get to know you by taking the Linux Today reader survey.
Microsoft sponsored study shows MS multimedia apps superior (Apr 29, 1999, 10:08)
"NSTL, Inc. conducted a consumer study comparing the audio
quality of Microsoft Windows Media Technologies 4.0 to RealNetworks
RealSystem G2 and MP3. Seventy-seven consumers participated in
audio testing using both Rock and Classical music."
Jakarta, Indonesia Linux Conference Day successful (Apr 29, 1999, 10:01)
"With more than 450 people attending, this conference shows that
Linux is a very interesting issue in Indonesia, especially in the
information technology world."
VNU Net: Microsoft blames anti-virus vendors for NT failures (Apr 29, 1999, 09:52)
"Microsoft claimed this week that only 29 per cent of NT's
failures are down to problems with the operating system
Covalent Technologies Announces The Active Referral Network (Apr 29, 1999, 09:46)
"Covalent Technologies is excited to offer a way to pay others
for spreading the word about our products and services"
SRO: Caldera unlocks Microsoft evidence (Apr 29, 1999, 09:29)
"But Microsoft calls antitrust opponent's consolidated statement
'188 pages of fiction.'"
BW: CPU MicroMart, Inc. Increases Revenue 71% in Third Quarter (Apr 29, 1999, 09:19)
"This revenue increase confirms the markets appetite for the
recently launched Linux based Element-L System Line..."
BW: LINMOR Technologies Announces Support for Linux (Apr 29, 1999, 09:11)
"... announced today its Linux(r) based solution for data
collection as part of its NEBULA(tm) network management
CRN: Nader Says Any Microsoft Remedy Will Help Consumers (Apr 29, 1999, 09:07)
"Consumer advocate Ralph Nader said just about any of the
possible remedies being considered in the antitrust case against
Microsoft will be good for consumers..."
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ABC News: Microsoft's Muddled OS Test (Apr 29, 1999, 03:00)
"Questions Arise Over Methods in Tests of Windows NT and