Linux News for Sep 30, 1999
AsiaBizTtech: Red Hat KK to Strengthen Corporate User Support (Sep 30, 1999, 23:14)
"Nikkei Computer interviewed Bob Young, CEO of Red Hat Inc., and
Masanobu Hirano, president of Red Hat KK, regarding objectives and
the business plan for the new company."
BW: New Business Community Portal Solution To Be Demonstrated at Internet World `99 (Sep 30, 1999, 22:26)
"Running under a Linux operating system, ProVillage(TM) provides
its customers with a personal "Webspace" offering all the services
needed to make a business relationship successful."
Linux Professional Institute Needs Help! (Sep 30, 1999, 21:52)
"The Linux Professional Institute www.lpi.org needs some help
with some development processes in support of their SQL database
LinuxPR: Team Red Hat...Created By Jones Business Systems To Expand Red Hat In The Reseller Channel (Sep 30, 1999, 21:18)
"Team Red Hat will be comprised of 4-8 sales professionals,
located in Houston, TX."
Computer Currents: Linux Set-Top Box (Sep 30, 1999, 20:48)
"The Linux-based version will become available during the first
quarter of 2000."
Linux.com: Slackware 6.5.0 - BETA Released (Sep 30, 1999, 20:29)
"Slackware can use both GNOME and KDE, which can both be
selected upon install."
Security Portal: Is SSL dead? (Sep 30, 1999, 19:36)
"Most security experts have been aware of problems with SSL, but
generally speaking we haven't said much because there wasn't much
of a replacement available for it."
Calgary Herald: Calgarian heads team ensuring OpenBSD security (Sep 30, 1999, 18:39)
"What Linus Torvalds is to the increasingly popular Linux, de
Raadt is to OpenBSD."
E-Commerce Times: Fujitsu Embraces OpenLinux (Sep 30, 1999, 18:25)
"We began seriously watching Linux a year ago, and in that time
we've seen it grow from a relatively unknown technology to a
business OS -- especially in the server area."
LinuxWorld: Practical XML with Linux, Part 1 (Sep 30, 1999, 18:20)
"Luckily for this purpose, the Linux community has taken to XML
as well as I could have hoped. Many Linux development projects and
languages use XML processors and libraries."
Linux.com: An Analogy: MS Fundamentalism vs. Linux Spirituality (Sep 30, 1999, 18:10)
"GNU/Linux and its open source model is an example of the
evolutionary process rearing its head in the world of
Linux.com: Word Processing on Linux (Sep 30, 1999, 17:58)
"The choices of ways to create and edit text documents on Linux
are virtually limitless."
VNU NET: Fujitsu-Caldera deal may clash with Siemens (Sep 30, 1999, 17:02)
"You've heard some things from Siemens about Linux and some
things from Fujitsu. The two will be more closely woven together in
CNET News.com: Microsoft combats another IE 5 bug ['download behavior'] (Sep 30, 1999, 16:56)
" 'This vulnerability would chiefly affect workstations that are
connected to the Internet,' Microsoft said..."
A practical vulnerability analysis (The PcWeek crack) (Sep 30, 1999, 16:10)
"First of all, I had to gather information on the remote host,
what ports the machine had open and what possibilities were left
Linux Expo '99 Olympia London, October 6th & 7th (Sep 30, 1999, 15:59)
"Every major participant in open source software will be present
to provide a definitive review of all the latest products and
services emerging around Linux."
Cygnus to Save Embedded Linux from Fragmentation? (Sep 30, 1999, 15:45)
"At what point in scaling Linux down does the minimal-resource
design imperative make fragmentation inevitable? Tiemann's answer
is very simple: 'Linux is the answer down to n=2
CRN: Microsoft Office To Be Hosted By Verio Over Internet (Sep 30, 1999, 15:35)
"As part of the deal, users will download a componentized
version of Office from their browser and pay Verio for the service.
The exact pricing hasn't yet been determined."
32BitsOnline: Alexandria Backup (Sep 30, 1999, 15:18)
"I feel me hands freeze up because I realize that my trusted tar
command has a 100 character limit on the directory path it can
traverse, and I am doomed!"
Silicon.com: Linux set to dominate industry, says Corel chief (Sep 30, 1999, 14:56)
"Cowpland said he believes the open source operating system (OS)
will experience the biggest OS growth since Windows, and said that
his company is now in the perfect position to exploit this."
IT-Director: Linux developer power boost (Sep 30, 1999, 14:45)
"The result will be a component-based development environment
for GUI, Internet, database and server applications."
The Register: Is Monterey Unix's revenge? (Sep 30, 1999, 14:27)
"IBM currently offers three Unix systems, AIX, SCO, and Linux,
and the company's vision is of a triangle with Linux at the base,
running on Netfinity servers and mostly used for file and print,
mail and collaboration."
The Register: Compaq to push Alpha volumes by 'leveraging Linux' (Sep 30, 1999, 14:20)
"Heil gets more interesting when he gets on to Linux. Segmenting
the product lines between Intel at low-to-middle and Alpha at the
top would be simple enough, but it's more complex than that."
BW: Ariel Corp. Joins Open Source Initiative... (Sep 30, 1999, 14:06)
"The drivers make it easy for service providers and OEMs
targeting service providers and corporate enterprises to add
high-density V.34, 56K, and ISDN remote access to a broad range of
PCI- and CompactPCI- based Linux systems."
Computer Weekly UK: Reliance gambles on Linux (Sep 30, 1999, 14:01)
"Reliance Mutual Insurance's decision to deploy Linux on
desktops demonstrates the business viability of open source code in
a commercial environment."
LWN: The Embedded Systems Conference 1999 [Report] (Sep 30, 1999, 06:08)
"My focus, though, was on finding Linux, per se, at the show. Of
course, we report on pretty much all free and open source software,
but the goal of this particular trip was to take a look at the very
beginning of what we have predicted to be an explosion of Linux in
the embedded systems market."
Linux Weekly News for September 30, 1999 (Sep 30, 1999, 05:29)
Linux Weekly News front page features: Embedded Systems
Conference; Web 100, Linux, and high-performance networking.
Read it here.
IDG.au: Linux stands to rescue the channel (Sep 30, 1999, 05:10)
"The broad reach of the Internet, combined with the network
capabilities of Unix in general, place you a lot closer to your
customers. Linux can really open up your market,"
LinuxPR: LinuxPPC now for sale in Hong Kong (Sep 30, 1999, 00:58)
"Includes major enhancements for Blue G3, PowerBook G3 and
Kernel Cousin debian-hurd #17 Is Out (Sep 30, 1999, 00:00)