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Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 25, 2001

  • osOpinion: Is a New Wave of Linux-Based Wireless Coming? (Jul 25, 2001, 23:59)
    The combination of Java and Linux seems to be capturing imaginations, as this piece alludes to it yet again. The burning question, though, is whether Linux will dent the entrenched PalmOS market, or put the brakes on the growing popularity of PocketPC.

  • Kernel Cousin Debian Hurd #100 by Paul Emsley (Jul 25, 2001, 23:30)
    Highlights from the Debian-Hurd development mailing lists for the previous week.

  • LinuxPR: LPI announces new president and Director (Jul 25, 2001, 23:00)
    Chuck Mead becomes President, certification veteran James Lacey joins Board of Linux community certification group

  • Pentium 4 Review Extended Coverage (Jul 25, 2001, 22:24)
    LinuxHardware is back with a second look at the Pentium 4, pitting it against the Athlon in MP3 encoding and Unreal Tournament performance. A slight edge in performance seems to be offset by a notable price difference.

  • ServerWatch: IBM Adds Linux Partitioning to iSeries Line (Jul 25, 2001, 18:20)
    In the wake of its success with Linux on the eServer z900 mainframes, IBM, in conjunction with SuSE and TurboLinux, is expanding its Linux offerings to its iSeries line, bringing Linux to its one to 24-way servers.

  • Yahoo!/ZDNet: Open-source brouhaha: Missing the point (Jul 25, 2001, 16:21)
    Brian Behlendorf of CollabNet argues that debate between Microsoft and the open source/Free Software community has needlessly polarized to the point that a valuable middle ground has been overlooked. The item's a bit of a pitch for both CollabNet (which markets something a lot like the commentator's "middle ground") and the O'Reilly convention (where Craig Mundie will be involved in a much-hyped debate with open source figures), but that doesn't keep it from being interesting.

  • IBM developerWorks: Transitioning from Windows to Linux (Jul 25, 2001, 05:00)
    It's not our general practice to post links to PDF's, but this one from IBM, a fifty question FAQ, has a lot of useful information on a wide variety of issues from swap configuration to "getting settled on the desktop" end user tips in a printable format.

  • CNET Major Caldera shareholders may sell (Jul 25, 2001, 00:50)
    "As a result of a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Tarantella will be able to sell 16 million Caldera shares through a dealer or broker, while MTI Technology will be able to sell 5.3 million shares. Tarentella got its shares through the sale of its Unix software to Caldera. MTI was an early investor."