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Developer 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 architecture."

  • 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 Collection."

  • CNET 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 computers."

  • CNET 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."