Linux News for Aug 28, 1999
Korean Linux Users Outraged by "Linux" Trademark Claim (Aug 28, 1999, 16:22)
On August 20, 1999, several Korean businesses selling
Linux-related products got an attorney's letter claiming they were
violating a registered trademark.
Is the Server market that based their OS's on AT&T Unix really fragmented? (Aug 28, 1999, 15:54)
"It was also my desire to show that it is really Windows that is
Upside: Chasing Linux (Aug 28, 1999, 15:03)
"Today, Linux has become a serious business, despite its basis
on noncommercial principles. But is Linux a long-term proposition,
or is it fadware or nicheware..."
GNOMErs and the search for easy software management (Aug 28, 1999, 14:55)
"Miguel de Icaza of GNOME fame has started a thread on the gnome
development lists to search for the best way of installing and
maintaining software with an easy interface."
PC Week: Windows 2000 to provoke domain game (Aug 28, 1999, 06:24)
"Microsoft Corp. has implemented DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name
System) in Windows 2000 in a way that makes it extremely difficult
for administrators to integrate the operating system upgrade with
Call for Participation: The Bazaar Dec 14-15, 1999 an EarthWeb Event (Aug 28, 1999, 05:53)
The Bazaar is the foremost interactive educational event in
support of the free and open source software movement.
Upcoming Linux Workshops (Aug 28, 1999, 05:31)
Learn Linux in only two days!
NY Times: Researchers Demonstrate Computer Code Can Be Broken (Aug 28, 1999, 04:31)
"... researchers demonstrated this week that it was possible to
break the security codes commonly used to protect financial
transactions over the Internet."
Ganymede 0.99.6 released (Aug 28, 1999, 04:16)
Ganymede is a GPL'ed network directory management system written
in Java, providing support for team management of NIS, DNS,
KDE Applications Updates (Aug 28, 1999, 02:41)
A whole rash of KDE applications have been added or updated.
VARBusiness: Deflating Microsoft (Aug 28, 1999, 02:04)
"Once Seen As Invincible, The Company Shows Increasing Signs Of
Vulnerability ... The sizzle in today's OS market is not coming
from Windows 2000, but from Linux..."
CNET News.com: HP to unveil new "thin-client" push (Aug 28, 1999, 01:41)
"Two of the new Entria models are HP designs and expand the
company's use of the upstart Linux operating system to a new