Linux News for May 29, 1999
Linux Parade 1999, Subang Parade, Malaysia (May 29, 1999, 22:56)
Parade is currently happening, and here are some pictures to
see of the event.
Mozilla Widget For GTK+, M6 Released (May 29, 1999, 22:47)
"Mozilla can now be embedded as a GTK+ widget, with GtkMozilla,
much the way Adam Lock's ActiveX wrapper allows Mozilla to be
embedded as an ActiveX control."
Ext2.org: Crashes: how to prevent / survive them (May 29, 1999, 22:45)
"The nightmare of every computer user is a system, which doesn't
work anymore. Especially a newbie is helpless, if his/her
Linux-system doesn't boot or work correctly. But stop, don't switch
back to Dos, many things can be repaired."
Q3Arena Server Communication Documentation (May 29, 1999, 22:43)
"The Quake 3: Arena news page has updated with word of a server
Ext2.org: Misc kernel tips (May 29, 1999, 22:39)
"I have quite a few friends who are new to the world of building
kernels. Even with the centralised information that comes with the
kernel I still see the same questions being posted/asked."
Ext2.org: Welcome to the next generation of Slackware (May 29, 1999, 22:38)
Arthur H. Johnson II reviews Slackware 4.0.
ImageMagick and KDE form Alliance (May 29, 1999, 22:30)
"... I have gotten the go-ahead to port the ImageMagick graphic
manipulation library to KDE classes and announce a collaboration
between KDE and ImageMagick. Complete announcement.
VMware and Linux Preview Contest (In Spanish) (May 29, 1999, 18:42)
"VMware and Linux Preview are running a Contest where the prize
is a Non-Commercial VMware 1.0 for Linux License."
Announcing Magick++ 0.8.2 image-processing library (May 29, 1999, 18:14)
"... a sophisticated portable C++ application programming
interface (API) to the ImageMagick image processing library..."
Linux Resources: Linux Expo Steals Red Hat's Show (May 29, 1999, 18:04)
"Red Hat was just one exhibitor out of many... there were
several products and companies worth mentioning."
Building Satan on Linux (May 29, 1999, 17:54)
"Satan (Security Administrator's Tool for Analyzing Networks) is
a browser-based tool for analyzing security vulnerabilities in
E-Commerce Times: Dell Expands Linux Offering (May 29, 1999, 17:40)
"Amidst a flurry of moves made by IBM to assert its presence in
the expanding Linux operating system (OS) market, Dell Computer
this week announced several initiatives with, apparently, much the
linux.com: TCP Wrappers for Security (May 29, 1999, 17:38)
"This article describes how to use TCP wrappers to tighten the
security of the machine's services."
Porting to Linux? (May 29, 1999, 16:34)
"The Linux Porting Group can port... from Windows to Linux for a
Linux Resources: 3Com to Port to Linux? (May 29, 1999, 16:05)
"According to published reports in mid-April, the company
decided to develop tools for Linux. However, within a week, company
spokesmen... were denying any decision..."
Linux Resources: Website of the Week -- Linux Knowledge Base (May 29, 1999, 15:54)
"This site is... a front-end to Linux documentation..."
Network Computing: Install Linux on a Toshiba Notebook (May 29, 1999, 15:31)
An installation guide very usable by the first-time user.
Network Computing: Speedy Performance, Rock-Bottom Price Put Squid Freeware on Top (May 29, 1999, 15:16)
"Working at our University of Wisconsin Real-World Labs®, we
tested a quartet of Web-caching servers..."
Linux Torvalds Wins Prix Ars Electronica Golden Nica (May 29, 1999, 12:42)
"The Jury of the .net category awards the 1999 Golden Nica to
Linus Torvalds as representing all of those, who have worked on
this project [Linux] in past years and will be participating in it
in the future."
Fatbrain.com: "The Growing Linux Divide" (May 29, 1999, 10:19)
"It's finally happening: just as the "Windows Community" has
long been divided into two classes that I call users and
manipulators, the "Linux Community" is splitting into two similar