Linux News for Jun 29, 1999
LinuxPR: Cygnus To Release Source Code For Insight Debugger (Jun 29, 1999, 20:48)
"Open-Source Leader to Offer Robust Graphical User Interface for
Linux and Other Platforms."
VNUnet: Digging up old GEM resurrects hopes for a thin-client operating system (Jun 29, 1999, 20:47)
"Caldera has released the source code to the late Digital
Research's GEM under the GNU Public License. ..."
CNET News.com: Gates, Barrett to plug workstations tomorrow (Jun 29, 1999, 20:38)
"[Microsoft CEO] Bill Gates and [Intel CEO] Craig Barrett will
highlight a dual company event tomorrow focused on promoting
workstations based around the 'Wintel' architecture."
Linux kernel 2.2.10ac5 released (Jun 29, 1999, 20:31)
Perl.org: yapc Kicked Bootay (Jun 29, 1999, 20:18)
"... yet another perl conference was a big success. If nothing
else, the conference was a wonderful gathering of Perl hackers, but
it was also proof that the Perl spirit of volunteerism can extend
to events like this."
BW: O'Reilly Announces New Edition of Pogue's Bestselling PalmPilot Book (Jun 29, 1999, 20:02)
"This new edition of O'Reilly's runaway bestseller is densely
packed with previously undocumented information."
PC Week: When worlds collide:
open-source site Slashdot (Jun 29, 1999, 20:01)
"Further proof that the corporate and open-source worlds are
colliding: IT software and news site Andover.net today acquired
Slashdot.org, the prominent open-source advocacy site."
CRN: Intel Readies 64-Bit Chips (Jun 29, 1999, 20:00)
"Palm Springs, Calif. -- Intel Corp. is preparing to hit the
server market big time next year with the introduction of its
64-bit Merced processor."
LinuxPR: File System Based on Radical New Technology Released For Linux Today (Jun 29, 1999, 18:10)
"A revolutionary new approach to file system design based on
storing everything in a single unified tree was released
LinuxPR: TurboLinux Releases Newest High Performance Linux Product For U.S. Market (Jun 29, 1999, 18:04)
TurboLinux Workstation 3.6 Based on Latest 2.2.9 Linux
Wizards of OS #1: Open Sources and Free Software (Jun 29, 1999, 18:00)
July 16 - 17, 1999, House of World Cultures, Berlin.
Atipa Linux Solutions Draws Large Crowds at New York PC Expo (Jun 29, 1999, 17:21)
Atipa Draws Large Crowds at New York PC Expo
IT-Director: Legal eagles force Oracle away from Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 16:37)
"...it turns out that it was really the lawyers that were
unhappy with the Linux route."
CNET News.com: Andover.net scoops up seminal Slashdot site (Jun 29, 1999, 16:36)
"Slashdot.org, the high-traffic, 'news for nerds' Web site that
has become the meeting place for Linux advocates and the open
source movement, has been acquired by Andover.net, a site devoted
to news and tools for Internet developers."
Source Magazine: Linux - Is it right for you? (Jun 29, 1999, 16:35)
"First in a multipart series about the Linux Operating System, a
free OS that is getting more and more popular."
CNET News.com: Java standard vote opens door for Microsoft (Jun 29, 1999, 16:35)
"Sun's control over the effort to standardize Java has slipped,
and Microsoft is waiting in the wings with a list of
SRO: [IBM-Caldera] Not Just Another Linux Partnership (Jun 29, 1999, 16:34)
"IBM-Caldera development, education, support programs are aimed
to please the Fortune 500."
Yahoo!/BW: EBIZ Enterprises to Launch First Linux-based Personal Internet Appliance 'PIA' that Shatters Price Barrier (Jun 29, 1999, 16:34)
"TheLinuxStore.com to Lead Market with PIA Initiative, Bringing
Affordable, Reliable Linux Systems to the Consumer"
Yahoo!/BW: TurboLinux Releases Newest High Performance Linux Product for U.S. Market (Jun 29, 1999, 16:33)
"TurboLinux Workstation 3.6 Based on Latest 2.2.9 Linux
Yahoo!/BW: REBOL 2.1 Released: The Universal Scripting Language Now Spans 30 Platforms (Jun 29, 1999, 16:32)
"A Historical First: Scripts Run On All Platforms Without
BW: Linux Community Leaders Challenge Recent Benchmark Tests Supporting Microsoft (Jun 29, 1999, 16:30)
"Imagine... there was a test that proved that a Ford could
corner better than a Chevy at 120 m.p.h. The result of such a
study, while technically accurate, would not be relevant to many
PRNewswire: Versant Ports High-Performance Object Platform to Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 16:29)
"Versant's ODBMS Brings Distributed Object Technology to the
E-Commerce Times: Caldera and IBM Announce Agreement to Push Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 16:29)
"Caldera Systems, Inc. and IBM have announced a joint
development, marketing and support agreement to promote the Linux
operating system (OS)."
BW: Cygnus to Release Source Code for Insight Debugger... for Linux and Other Platforms (Jun 29, 1999, 16:28)
"Cygnus Solutions... Tuesday announced plans to release the
source code to Cygnus Insight(TM), a graphical user interface (GUI)
for the industry-standard GNU debugger, GDB."
PC Week: Only level heads will get
Linux in business (Jun 29, 1999, 16:27)
"During our initial meeting, some Linux advocates were railing
about "benchmarketing," but the more intelligent ones were using
the opportunity to improve their operating system."
BW: Andover.Net Acquires Slashdot (Jun 29, 1999, 09:08)
"Added Resources Ensure Slashdot's Role as the Online Town Hall
of the Open Source Community; Brings Andover.Net to 2.5M Unique
Visitors Per Month."
Slashdot: Slashdot Acquired by Andover.net (Jun 29, 1999, 08:58)
"... the cost and overhead of running Slashdot independently
finally began to overwhelm us."
Linux Counter is looking for a logo (Jun 29, 1999, 08:27)
Linux counter is a non-profit organisation dedicated to counting
the number of Linux users.
Lateral Software Technology conducts India's first Technical Seminar on Linux (Jun 29, 1999, 08:23)
Focused at system adminstrators, technology managers and system
integrators, this 2 day seminar will concentrate on integrating
Linux in Windows environments.
Ext2: Perl versus PHP for Web Design - Part 3: Modules and Perforance (Jun 29, 1999, 08:16)
"Performance issues are always hard to measure, since no two
setups are the same. The choice of a language depends more often on
what you want to do with it; complex form and text processing, or
database integration and dynamic page creation."
apcmag: Groupware alternatives: Scale to suit (Jun 29, 1999, 08:06)
Table showing different groupware options for an
Kernel Cousin debian-hurd #4 Is Out (Jun 29, 1999, 08:05)
Presswire:EventLoop advances the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) with Be Operating System (Jun 29, 1999, 00:32)
"EventLoop is pleased to announce the porting of the GNU Image
Manipulation Program (GIMP) to BeOS..."
Linux Today beta tests new audio broadcast feature (Jun 29, 1999, 00:15)
We need testers to listen to our first audio broadcast, served
via streaming mp3.