Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 30, 1999
LinuxPR: On Target Systems Announces Dual Celeron Linux Server (Aug 30, 1999, 22:37)
"New Dual Celeron Linux Server. Complete System Priced Under
LinuxPR: Aspen Systems Ships Twin Peaks® II Dual 667MHz Alpha 64-Bit (Aug 30, 1999, 22:36)
"Wheat Ridge, Colorado, August 23, 1999 - Aspen Systems, Inc., a
leading high-performance computer designer and integrator, has
commenced shipping its Twin Peaks® II line of 667MHz, 64-bit
dual-Alpha 21264 processor workstation, server, and cluster
Linuxcare: Giving Windows The Dual Boot (Aug 30, 1999, 22:35)
"This week Lina helps a Linux convert dual boot back into
Windows (she'll explain), and then guides a reader through X in a
successful attempt to configure keycodes."
InfoWorld: Nicholas Petreley: Lotus and HP preview wares for the open-source platform at LinuxWorld (Aug 30, 1999, 21:12)
"A few weeks ago I set forth my hopes for the August LinuxWorld
Expo...The top three items I hoped to hear more about were
enterprise directory services based on Lightweight Directory Access
Protocol (LDAP), fail-over clustering, and Lotus Notes."
osOpinion: Thinking about Linux (Aug 30, 1999, 17:49)
"It seems like someone goes out, comes up with a good story
idea, only to be quickly copied by dozens of other writers. Leaving
we readers with a slew of stories, basically restating the same set
BW: CynApps C++ Hardware Design Library Now Freely Available Through Open-source Licensing Program (Aug 30, 1999, 17:33)
"Company Moves to Make Cynlib Industry Standard Through
Byte: Exploring Zope (Aug 30, 1999, 16:13)
"An Open Source Application Server And Portal toolkit used for
building high-performance, dynamic Web sites."
Reuters: Applix shares continue to soar on Linux hopes (Aug 30, 1999, 16:07)
"Shares of Applix Inc., a maker of Java-based business software,
soared for a second straight trading session Monday amid Internet
chat-room speculation that the company is poised to become a
darling of the trendy Linux software movement, analysts said."
News.Tucows.Com: FreeBSD: Linux's Close Cousin (Aug 30, 1999, 16:02)
"FreeBSD has its roots way back to 1977 when UC Berkeley sought
to create the world's first Free Unix system. Back then Unix was so
expensive that unless you were willing to shell out thousands if
not tens of thousands of dollars you would be stuck with a huge
Linux Orbit: First look at SuSE 6.2 (Aug 30, 1999, 15:41)
"I installed SuSE 6.2 two ways. First I did a New Installation
writing over everything that was already installed. The second
time, I first reinstalled SuSE 6.1 and then did an UPGRADE to SuSE
Linux Today summary, August 23 - August 29 (Aug 30, 1999, 13:22)
Here's a summary of the most popular stories posted to Linux
Today during the last week.
Largest Linux Installation Party in Europe? (Aug 30, 1999, 12:25)
"On Friday, the largest Linux Installation I have ever seen took
place in Austria, Europe. More than 800 people attended the
MozillaZine: Mozilla != Netscape (Aug 30, 1999, 12:21)
"I highly recommend taking a look at the thread, and I
especially recommend paying attention to some of the comments from
developers not associated with Netscape or Mozilla.org, because the
enthusiasm that they express is truly heartening."
CPU Review: Debian 2.1r2: A First Look (Aug 30, 1999, 12:04)
"Ever since I have been writing Linux reviews I have been
receiving requests to review Debian. With each successive review,
the requests have been getting more insistent; basically boiling
down to 'hey, you are reviewing every major distribution except
Debian, how about some equal coverage?'."
Freshmeat: Open Letter to Red Hat and Robert Young (Aug 30, 1999, 03:53)
"I can not stress enough how important I think this is."
Perl.org covers Perl Conference (Aug 30, 1999, 03:47)
"Lots of people won lots of things at Perl Conference 3.0, and I
am not talking about swag, like the cool knives given out by
Sendmail, Inc., the excellent yo-yos from amazon.com, or the Mr.
Bunny's Internet Startup Games from Borders. No, these prizes
actually required skill of some sort."
Linux to power iLounge at 57th World Science Fiction Convention (Aug 30, 1999, 03:23)
"This facility will be running on Linux servers and
workstations, with support from Cybersource, a Melbourne based
Linux services company."