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Linux Today Summary, September 13 – September 19

Here’s a summary of the most popular stories posted to Linux
Today during the last week.

Most Viewed Stories

Joe
Pranevich — Wonderful World of Linux 2.4 (Quite Nearly There
Edition)

(84347 reads) (by Joe Pranevich) (Sep 14)
“Out with the old and in with the new… Linux 2.4…”

Monterey Up and Running on Merced!

(11737 reads) (by John Matthews) (Sep 17)
“IBM achieved the breakthrough Monday at an Intel facility in
Dupont, Washington; took IBM engineers only 24 hours; reflecting
the stability of the code.”

LinuxPR: IndyBox Systems Releases First AMD Athlon Linux
System

(9685 reads) (Sep 15)
“The IndyBox KA Series incorporates a single AMD Athlon processors,
Seagate ATA/66 8GB (billion bytes), or 13GB hard disk drives,
Matrox Millenium G400 video controller, with up to 384MB of 100MHz
memory in a IndyBox mid-tower chassis, IndyBox 4U and 6U rack mount
configurations.”

Queen
of England Switches to Linux

(8102 reads) (by Randy Johnson) (Sep 16)
“According to Netcraft, the Royal Family’s web site was switched
from Solaris to Red Hat Linux around Sep. 6.”

ZDNet:
The Coming Crash in Microsoft’s Stock

(6945 reads) (by Jesse Berst) (Sep 16)
“[Forget the Linux threat,] …two obscure accounting rules…
could undermine Microsoft’s financial foundations.”

Most Actively Discussed Stories

Joe
Pranevich — Wonderful World of Linux 2.4 (Quite Nearly There
Edition)

(149 talkbacks posted) (Sep 14)
“Out with the old and in with the new… Linux 2.4…”

Linux
Journal: Killing Off Linux: It’s All Academic

(39 talkbacks posted) (Sep 19)
“Cash-strapped universities are striking deals that could shut down
UNIX and Linux servers in academia–and the consequences aren’t
healthy for the Open Source movement.”

32BitsOnline: Windows2000 and the Eloi

(34 talkbacks posted) (Sep 20)
“On the one hand we have a “free” office suite, maybe even a “free”
OS, and probably a bunch of services expenses as you turn your
computing environment upside down. On the other hand, we have a
really, really expensive office suite, a really, really expensive
OS, and probably a bunch of services expenses as you turn your
computing environment upside down.”

10,000
stories and 1 Year Later – Happy Birthday Linux
Today

(30 talkbacks posted) (Sep 14)
“Happy Birthday to us and congratulations to the Linux community
for an unbelievable year!!”

Linux
World: The Penguin Brief: The Penguin Grief

(30 talkbacks posted) (Sep 14)
“Peeve number one: can anyone possibly find me a more unstable
program than Netscape’s browser for Linux? And I mean Communicator
4.61, not a prior version — Communicator hasn’t always been this
bad.”