Developer Linux News for May 25, 1999
TechSightings: Linux Expo 99: Think Free Beer, Not Free Software (1999-05-25 23:50:45)
"... like it or not, all the action at this year's Linux Expo
was in the commercial sector."
MSNBC BBS: Microsoft is helping Linux development? (1999-05-25 23:45:46)
"As a long time fan of Microsoft, I sincerely question their
latest strategies against Linux..."
First Impressions of VMWare 1.0 (1999-05-25 23:15:45)
"It allows me to run NT applications, test the portability of my
unix related code, and still run unix (linux) under it all."
Linux development kernel 2.3.3-ac3 released (1999-05-25 18:26:00)
TechWeb: IBM To Roll Out Java-Linux
Tools (1999-05-25 15:54:36)
"IBM will begin shipping new Java-development tools for the
Linux platform, as it continues to review porting its entire
portfolio to the operating system."
Miguel de Icaza on GNOME Documentation (1999-05-25 15:33:51)
"For some time we have heard Richard Stallman talk about how
important free documentation is for the GNU project. GNOME is a
perfect example of a system that needs documentation, and we are
having a hard time documenting the system: writing tutorials,
writing api definitions, users manuals and other types of
VAR HOWTO Available as a Web Database (1999-05-25 13:37:31)
"The VAR howto is the official listing of Value Added Resellers
who utilize the Linux Operating system."
GNU: English/Spanish Translators Needed (1999-05-25 13:28:25)
"The Free Software Foundation is looking for english/spanish
speakers who can volunteer to translate the GNU web pages to
Washington Business Journal: No-cost software can bring unexpected dividends (1999-05-25 11:55:10)
"How do you make money from a product that doesn't cost
anything? If you know the answer, you've got a future in the
GILDOT: A New Linux Forum in Portuguese (1999-05-25 11:19:01)
"... it's the official news-site of PLUG, the Portuguese Linux
Yahoo!/Reuters: IBM To Unveil Support Deal For DB2 On Linux (1999-05-25 02:01:48)
"International Business Machines Corp will announce Tuesday an
alliance with Pacific HiTech Inc. to distribute and support IBM's
database software, called DB2, on the Linux operating system."
Yahoo!/AP: Linux in Software Alliance With IBM (1999-05-25 01:55:47)
"IBM will provide 24-hour telephone support for customers who
buy its DB2 Universal Database software along with Pacific HiTech's
New Linux in Spanish Web Site (1999-05-25 01:02:52)
"There is a new Linux information site with reviews, news,
howtos, and links to the best Spanish software on the Web."
IBM Announces Open-Source Availability of 3D Visualization Software (1999-05-25 00:30:12)
"IBM Visualization Data Explorer Source Code Made Available to