Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 25, 2000
Linux Journal: Interview -- Jim Higgins, Caldera Training (Feb 25, 2000, 23:47)
"We have always focused on ``Linux for Business'' (now
eBusiness), and as we used an indirect distribution model, we had
channel partners who needed training on how to use Linux and make
money with Linux."
Linux Journal: CeBIT and Linux in the News (Feb 25, 2000, 22:19)
"While not a Linux-specific show, it is one of the best events
to announce new products."
PC Week: Novell readies Linux version of directory (Feb 25, 2000, 22:08)
"Linux users will soon find another big friend: Novell Inc."
LinuxPR: "User Friendly" Creator Featured in this Month's Linux Magazine (Feb 25, 2000, 21:16)
"The March issue of Linux Magazine, the monthly magazine for the
whole Linux community, is now available at newsstands"
Arizona Central: Red Hat has momentum (Feb 25, 2000, 20:43)
"The Red Hat Inc. executives have a hot idea, a catchy name and
something money alone can't buy: momentum."
BW: Impera Announces A Low Cost 2U Linux Rackmount Server (Feb 25, 2000, 20:15)
"This new solution will combine the benefits of the quality
components, low price, and great support, thus delivering the
perfect solution for any business."
InfoWorld: Michael Tiemann: Red Hat's CTO examines his role and the future of Linux (Feb 25, 2000, 19:34)
"Some analysts are making assumptions about what Linux can't do,
and this completely misses the point, which is that with
open-source technologies, anything can be done."
CNET News.com: Linux leader [VA Linux] reports revenue growth but broader loss (Feb 25, 2000, 18:21)
"Revenues grew 576 percent over the same quarter the year
before... 49 percent of the revenue came from new customers..."
BW: On RadioWallStreet.com: the Linux League With Francis Gaskins (Feb 25, 2000, 18:12)
"Newly appointed Linux League Commissioner and weekly
RadioWallStreet.com contributor, Francis Gaskins, will host a panel
of guests to review Linux trends..."
Linux.com: More Stupid Linux Tricks (Feb 25, 2000, 17:14)
"The idea that the best way to convert a person is to
demonstrate some of the incredibly cool, useful, or just plain
well-designed stuff about Linux."
SJ Mercury/Reuters: Caldera's IPO set at $7-9 (Feb 25, 2000, 16:45)
"If the 5 million shares go for $8 each, Caldera figured it will
make about $35.2 million in net proceeds, which it plans to use for
general corporate purposes, including sales and marketing and
product development and support."
ZDNET UK: CeBIT 2000: MobileLinux can't compete with Symbian (Feb 25, 2000, 16:29)
"The message from the Symbian camp is that MobileLinux, backed
up by the hype that surrounds the Open Source OS, would first need
to convince the development community it was a viable bet."
NewsTraders.com: Caldera Systems Details IPO, To Offer 5M Shares In $7-$9 Range (Feb 25, 2000, 16:16)
"Net proceeds from the stock sale are forecast to come in at
$35.2 million, cash that Caldera intends to ferret out to sales and
Going global: LinuxQuiz.com officially launched (Feb 25, 2000, 16:09)
"We hope that new quiz questions will be added on a daily basis
as any participant may submit questions for each of the three
Linuxnewbie.org: Can you help Wendy? (Feb 25, 2000, 06:38)
"Do you know what slow and painful is? Try loading RedHat 5.2 on
a 486 DX2-33 with only 8MB RAM and a 1 GIG HDD. It ran, sort
AZCentral.com/Charlotte Observer: Red Hat has momentum (Feb 25, 2000, 06:29)
"Bob Young and Matt Szulik are in the midst of one of the
biggest, boldest branding campaigns ever..."
LinuxPR: Yellow Dog Linux Champion Server 1.2 Unveiled (Feb 25, 2000, 04:53)
"Champion Server 1.2 offers improved support for the latest
PowerPC hardware, more software, and new features not found in any
other distribution for PowerPC."
Linux Journal: Red Hat Gets Real [Networks] (Feb 25, 2000, 03:13)
"...the coming of RealNetworks' RealPlayer 7 for Linux (expected
to be available within the next month as a download from the
RealNetworks web site), means the major route of media delivery on
the Internet can now be easily traversed by Linux users."
The Register: Judge's helper Lessig rejects MS breakup solution (Feb 25, 2000, 00:06)
"...an opening of the [Windows] APIs... might conceivably help
Linux carve out a more credible space as a Windows rival, but Judge
Jackson would find it tricky to accept this as a serious way to
tackle the monopoly."