Linux News for Jul 31, 1999
InfoWorld: 'Lintel:' The new frontier (Jul 31, 1999, 23:57)
"Operating system choices for the forthcoming IA-64 platform
will become much more abundant when a group of vendors finishes
collaborating on a port of Linux to Intel's 64-bit
The Atlantic Monthly: Living with Linux (Jul 31, 1999, 20:17)
"A new cost-free and crash-free alternative to Windows and
Macintosh operating systems provides freedom at a price"
GCC 2.95 Released (Jul 31, 1999, 20:12)
"The GNU project and the GCC/EGCS developers are pleased to
announce the release of GCC version 2.95. GCC used to stand for the
GNU C Compiler, but since the compiler supports several other
languages aside from C, it now stands for the GNU Compiler
Red Hat Software, Inc. restructures FTP site (Jul 31, 1999, 20:02)
"We hope that you sincerely enjoy the new service level that we
are bringing to you."
CNET News.com: Linux improvements should appeal to desktop market (Jul 31, 1999, 19:25)
"A new version of the core Linux software is well under way,
improving the upstart operating system's abilities to run on home
The Practical Manager's Guide to Linux (Jul 31, 1999, 15:14)
"Can you profitably use Linux in your organisation?"
VNU Net: SGI launches new Windows NT and Linux machines (Jul 31, 1999, 14:56)
"SGI is continuing its attempt to move into the volume market by
coming out with a new family of servers running both Microsoft
Windows NT and the Linux open source operating system."
InfoWorld: IBM to offer Netfinity on Linux (Jul 31, 1999, 14:56)
"Looking to provide customers with servers tuned to specific
functions in key Internet areas, IBM is gearing up its mainstay
servers specifically for Web hosting."
Red Hat, Debian release updated Samba packages (Jul 31, 1999, 03:47)
Several vulnerabilities discovered in Samba will encourage you
to apply these fixes to your distribution.
E*Trade: E(star)trouble (Jul 31, 1999, 03:39)
"I have put together an initial cut at a website which
summarizes the Red Hat/E*Trade controversy that happened this
CNET News.com: IBM adds Linux to database software (Jul 31, 1999, 01:59)
"The release of the Linux version of one of Big Blue's most
prestigious software products is an indication of the gradually
increasing respect given to the upstart Unix clone."
CNET News.com: Sun urges August deadline in server wars (Jul 31, 1999, 01:59)
"One thing all parties agree on is that they need a successor
to... the PCI bus..."