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Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 30, 2002

  • NewsForge: LinuxWorld: No More Fluff, Less Free Stuff (Jan 30, 2002, 21:30)
    "If vendors don't have products to sell, they shouldn't be on the show floor at LWE, says an IDG World expo official. And, he says, if you're only coming for the free stuff, you should probably stay home, too."

  • The Register: Crippled Athlon XP 2000 beats Northwood P4 (Jan 30, 2002, 21:00)
    So, how does the AXP-2K/DDR system compare with a Northwood/RAMBUS setup running at nearly twice the clock speed? A lot better than half as well, that's for sure."

  • Fiorina Woos The Linux Faithful at LWE (Jan 30, 2002, 20:25)
    "Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina Wednesday turned to the pulpit of open source and preached a perfect penguin world with the help of her vision of a merged HP and Compaq."

  • LWE: IBM Creates Smart Vending Machine Running Linux (Jan 30, 2002, 18:01)
    LWE attendees will get more than the standard giveaway fare at the IBM booth this year. IBM is demonstrating the versatility of Linux for getting things that matter most to geeks: snacks.

  • CNN: LWE: Services Aimed at Businesses (Jan 30, 2002, 16:25)
    "This year, with Linux-based server sales holding their own, the focus is on keeping those customers happy by giving them the kind of service and support that until now has mainly gone to customers running Unix and Windows..."

  • Caldera Releases OpenLinux 3.1.1 (Jan 30, 2002, 15:14)
    "Caldera International, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of Caldera OpenLinux Workstation 3.1.1 and Caldera OpenLinux Server 3.1.1..."

  • Review: Getting Started with Yellow Dog Linux (Jan 30, 2002, 11:17)
    "'Getting started with Yellow Dog Linux' is excellent in what it explains. However, the manual is quite as bad in what it does not explain. Indeed, it is very incomplete and I'd say even unappropriate to new Linux users. The topics they chose to explain are often "nice" but miss the essential things."

  • PR: IBM and SuSE Cooperation Demonstrates Sophisticated Integration of Enterprise-Ready Linux (Jan 30, 2002, 07:05)
    "As a consequence of this agreement, SuSE Linux and IBM will closely cooperate to tune SuSE's SLES operating system exactly to the technical requirements of IBM's eServer line."

  • Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #28 (Jan 30, 2002, 03:15)
    This week: Mandrake 8.2 Beta available; Correction to Newsletter #27; Last Chance for LinuxWorld Expo; MandrakeClub Announcement; Review of Mandrake Linux 8.0 PPC; Business Case of the Week; Software Updates; What's New at; Headlines from MandrakeForum