Developer Linux News for Oct 27, 1999
Linux kernel 2.2.13ac2 released (1999-10-27 21:37:06)
BW: Linuxcare to Provide Linux Support for NEC Software (1999-10-27 20:58:24)
"As the solutions are deployed, Linuxcare will additionally
provide backline Linux support for NES customers."
LinuxPR: DaZone Tech Inc. Announces WebDbBuilder for Linux (1999-10-27 20:43:54)
"WebDbBuilder is a complete framework for integrating Web and
M2 Presswire: Launch of UK's first reseller share option scheme for Linux (1999-10-27 20:07:45)
"Resellers who join the scheme will receive an option to buy one
share in Definite Linux PLC for every copy of Definite Linux sold.
Each copy of the Advanced Server Edition will qualify for an option
to buy 10 shares."
M2 Presswire: Windows NT '99 exhibition provides showcase for rival UK Linux (1999-10-27 20:03:32)
"Linux appeals to IT Executives who think for themselves and are
prepared to break the mould."
LinuxPR: MacMillan Captures 52% of Linux Retail Sales for August '99 (1999-10-27 19:53:25)
"Complete Linux 6.0 Only Linux Title in Business Software Top
CNET News.com: Study reveals not-so-hot Java (1999-10-27 19:44:17)
"...in the eyes of business developers, Java still has some
significant shortcomings that Sun will need to address. Topping the
list is performance speed... The other major concern... is the lack
of a Java standard managed by an open-standards body."
LinuxPR: ORBiT Announces Developer Partnership with Red Hat (1999-10-27 19:34:36)
"ORBiT's Linux backup solution, UNiBACK for Linux, is included
on the application CD with Red Hat's 6.1 release, now
LinuxPR: I.D.E.A.L. Technology Corporation Bundles An I.D.E.A.L. Way To Use Floppies and CDs Under Linux (1999-10-27 19:29:02)
"I.D.E.A.L. Technology is the only Linux company to ship pre-
loaded Linux systems with Supermount installed."
ZDNet: Dvorak: Microsoft's dastardly plot [Hotmail] (1999-10-27 19:03:17)
CNET News.com: Microsoft invests in start-up [Vadem] with mobile [Win CE] focus (1999-10-27 18:41:50)
"Microsoft... has made an equity investment in Vadem and will
work with the company to help speed the development of its Windows
CE-based handheld devices."
ComputerWorld: Clustering software takes Linux in new direction (1999-10-27 17:35:50)
"...effort to improve the performance of Linux clusters has
brought TurboLinux to the point of changing the Linux kernel, which
is governed by the public domain. If TurboLinux isn't careful, its
strategy of serving a market by improving on core Linux technology
could produce a "forked" version of Linux..."
LinuxWorld: The Mozilla story: Milestone 10 (1999-10-27 17:20:44)
"The Mozilla team were not, and are not, responsible for the
things which have made so many (including me) dislike and distrust
the world's largest ISP."
BW: Excalibur Ships Industry's Most Scalable Search Applications For Linux (1999-10-27 17:14:13)
"Excalibur RetrivalWare(R) Provides Linux Developers and ISVs
With Intelligent Web-based Search for Building KM and E-Commerce
Silicon.com: Lotusphere 99: Lotus ports Domino R5 to Linux (1999-10-27 17:03:13)
"Lotus is to port its Domino R5 groupware to the Linux operating
system, but said it has no plans to run the Notes client on the
open source operating system in the immediate future."
CRN: Lotus Poised To Ship Domino For Linux (1999-10-27 16:23:45)
"With the addition of the Linux platform, Lotus is extending
Domino's operating system support portfolio, enabling organizations
to make systems choices that best fit their network needs in
today's multiplatform environments."
Ext2: Using Cron and At to schedule jobs (1999-10-27 15:44:03)
"There are certain things that you have to do regularly on your
Linux system, like emptying your /tmp/, rotating your logfiles or
creating a backup. Fortunately you don't have to do these
repetitive tasks yourself, cron can handle them for you."
Ext2: Review: Eric's Ultimate Solitare (1999-10-27 15:35:03)
"Fancy yourself at solitare? Think that it's only one card game?
Think again... Loki's latest port to the linux family, Eric's
Ultimate Solitare, comes jam-packed to settle that thought."
Salon: Cartoon For Coders (1999-10-27 14:44:38)
"What began two years ago as a doodle that was passed around the
office of a Canadian Internet service provider is now a fledgling
comic empire, with a popular daily Web site, a new book, a global
readership and an upcoming army of cuddly plush toys and desktop
BW: HotDispatch Goes Live! (1999-10-27 14:37:28)
"HotDispatch is the premiere on-line service to meet the needs
of Java and Linux programmers seeking reliable expertise delivered
quickly through a global network of peers incented through
PRNewswire: Enlightenment Development Team Releases Enlightenment 0.16 (1999-10-27 14:18:37)
"The initial response to Enlightenment 0.16 has been very
enthusiastic," said Carsten Haitzler (Rasterman), one of the
developers of Enlightenment."
IT-Director:Loi 495 - allez le source ouvert! (1999-10-27 13:46:01)
"France: A step towards electronic democracy."
U.S. Senate May Pass Patent "Reform" Tomorrow (1999-10-27 04:51:43)
"There's apparently an attempt underway to sneak a patent
"reform" bill through Congress. Write your senators to tell them
you oppose this measure."