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Developer Linux News for Oct 31, 2000

  • Enterprise Linux Today: MSC.Software Delivers Significant Linux Cluster Technology to Dana Corp. (2000-10-31 23:16:44)
    "By providing Dana with a turnkey computing appliance, based on MSC.Linux cluster technology, we are serving their needs by delivering outstanding price-performance engineering simulation."

  • Enterprise Linux Today: Open Software Platform Enables End-to-End Global Service Automation (2000-10-31 21:46:18)
    "HostingDirector 3.0 is designed to be an open software platform that should enable providers to achieve revenue growth through offering pay-per-use applications, while reducing administrative costs and facilitating customer acquisition."

  • Linus Torvalds: Linux-2.4.0-test10 (2000-10-31 20:56:46)
    "Ok, test10-final is out there now. This has no _known_ bugs that I consider show-stoppers, for what it's worth."

  • Duke of URL: Pogo Gigahertz System Review (2000-10-31 16:56:59)
    "The people over at Pogo Linux have done it again. They just came out with their new AMD Thunderbird Gigahertz system, which they have dubbed Altura. Before you ask, I don't know what the name means. Pogo's last offering we reviewed was one of their Winux systems. This machine strays from the Winux configuration in the fact that it doesn't include VMware, but does include an impressive dual boot setup that easily outclasses many other comparable offerings from other companies."

  • LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: E Stands for Enlightenment (Really, I Promise) (2000-10-31 13:41:49)
    Many people were first exposed to Enlightenment as the former default window manager for GNOME -- and to this day many GNOME users swear by it. But, as Brian Proffit learns in an interview with Rasterman, the future of Enlightenment isn't in acting as the window manager for a specific environment or providing applications: it's to unify the Linux desktop by appealing to both KDE and GNOME users.

  • A Microsoft Windows Code Infection: How Likely Is It? (2000-10-31 10:55:02)
    One of the possibilities raised by the possible Microsoft code heist was that of purloined Windows code "infecting" otherwise legitimate open source or free software projects, forcing developers back to the drawing boards or, worse, into litigation. Paul Ferris took a few moments to discuss the possibility with Jeremy Allison of the Samba project, and drew some conclusions.

  • Kernel Traffic #91 By Zack Brown (2000-10-31 03:12:52)
    Mailing list threads from the Linux Kernel Development Team.