Developer Linux News for Nov 01, 1999
LinuxPR: Corel signs first OEM deal for Corel LINUX (1999-11-01 23:02:30)
"Corel and PC Chips To Accelerate Mass Desktop Deployment of
Linux® Corel® LINUX® to be bundled with more than 20
million PC Chips motherboards."
LinuxPR: IBM Sponsors The Bazaar, an Open Source Software Exhibition...presented by EarthWeb (1999-11-01 22:37:02)
"The Bazaar is designed to be a comprehensive forum featuring
over 30 hands-on workshops, more than 50 conference sessions,
featured keynote and panel presentations by the leaders of the Open
32BitsOnline: Linux Kernel 2.4 Update (1999-11-01 22:17:23)
"This article is an attempt to provide some information to those
who are wondering what exactly is "over the horizon" in regards to
the new kernel version."
Slashdot: Review: Railroad Tycoon II Gold for Linux (1999-11-01 21:27:21)
"When I survey my life and contemplate which computer games have
sucked my time away from being an otherwise productive citizen,
Railroad Tycoon stands out high on the list."
Wine-991031 has been released (1999-11-01 20:40:15)
"Wine is a free implementation of Windows on Unix."
LinuxPlanet: Lucid Chat: Pricy Discourse? [Review] (1999-11-01 20:13:42)
"Lucid Chat features streaming text from a Web interface, made
possible with a proprietary socket daemon that oversees all chat
Information Week: Open Source For Microsoft? (1999-11-01 19:53:35)
"Copyright and patent laws are quirky things. If Microsoft were
to release Windows, for instance, as open source, it could
jeopardize the copyrights or patents of any third parties who have
licensed code or technologies to Microsoft."
InfoWorld: Corel, PC Chips ink Linux-related bundling deal (1999-11-01 19:23:16)
"PC Chips, which claims to have shipped 15 million motherboards
to both top-tier and second-tier PC manufacturers last year, has
also agreed to bundle Corel's WordPerfect for Linux and WordPerfect
Suite 8 with its motherboards."
PC Week: Corel, PC Chips in Linux OEM alliance (1999-11-01 19:08:03)
"This alliance gives us the opportunity to provide our customers
with a Linux OS that is easy to install and simple for all users to
SysAdmin: The Linux Kernel: A Case Study for CVS (1999-11-01 18:28:54)
"The spiralling number of contributions by programmers has
ensured that bugs get fixed rapidly and that new ideas and code get
distributed, accepted, or rejected in hours and days instead of
weeks and months. This makes kernel development a real-world case
study for the Open Source model of software development."
AsiaBizTech: Major PC Vendors Focus on Linux Support (1999-11-01 17:22:10)
"Hitachi Ltd. unveiled its HA8000/InterStation Linux PC server
on Oct. 13. It is offered as part of a comprehensive package."
Triangle Business Journal: Linux software's growth may shift U.S. trade plan (1999-11-01 17:11:30)
"Last week, William Reinsch, undersecretary of the U.S.
Department of Commerce, said the Clinton administration may soon
reconsider its restriction on exporting source code for programs
using strong encryption."
TechWeb: Anymore Bids For Tech Support? Going, Going, Gone! (1999-11-01 16:30:50)
"Users front the fee to QuestionExchange, and then, when the
problem is solved to the user's satisfaction, QuestionExchange
sends the money off to the expert, after skimming 5 percent off the
top as its own fee."
The Register: MS Halloween author said to have left for Linux startup (1999-11-01 16:24:30)
"If Valloppillil really has gone to a Linux company the bit
likely to cause him most embarrassment is the old 'embrace and
InfoWorld: Comdex to see a spate of PC alternatives (1999-11-01 16:12:27)
"[Giga Info. Group:] ...Internet-based appliance sales will
outstrip those of personal computers by 2002. ... 'Appliances will
be based on browsers, and it's the service you care about... The OS
is no longer important.' "
LinuxPR: Bynari Announces Release 1 of TradeMail (1999-11-01 15:54:12)
"The Linux Desktop Client for Microsoft Exchange."
BW: GX Technology In Major Expansion Due to Dramatic Rise in Depth Imaging Demand (1999-11-01 15:21:56)
"Anticipating this demand, in late 1998 GX Technology introduced
its new-generation Primus(TM) 3D prestack depth imaging service,
tuned for maximum performance on a state-of-the-art 36-CPU DEC
Alpha cluster running Linux."
Presswire: Digi Joins Red Hat Developer Partner Program, Adds Linux Drivers (1999-11-01 15:18:29)
"Digi also announced today that is has begun shipping the first
Linux drivers for its DataFire multi-function communications
M2 Presswire: Fujitsu Siemens Computers: Proven high-availability solution makes Linux failsafe (1999-11-01 15:04:08)
"To make Linux suitable for corporate application, Fujitsu
Siemens Computers has transferred the proven cluster solution RMS
from the Unix-based RM servers onto Linux."
LinuxPR: Linux announcement from Finland (1999-11-01 01:54:11)
"In Best Linux we have achieved a combination of maintaining
stability and providing all the latest, untested software."