Linux News for Oct 28, 1998
Top 25 Technical Best Sellers at Computer Literacy Online (Oct 28, 1998, 22:23)
This list was compiled October 26, 1998.
Upside Today: The OS Guerrillas (Oct 28, 1998, 20:04)
The sign read, "Linux Rules."
What happened to linux.org? (Oct 28, 1998, 15:08)
For the past several days, we have attempted to load
www.linux.org only to be notified that the DNS entry does not
The Register: Transmeta turned Linus into an olive (Oct 28, 1998, 14:54)
"Linus Torvalds assumed the shape of a green olive when he
joined chip company Transmeta, we can exclusively reveal."
LWN: Zach Brown's Atlanta Linux Showcase Report (Oct 28, 1998, 14:08)
A photo-illustrated first-hand account of ALS.
CNEWS: A Giant Killer called Linux (Oct 28, 1998, 12:15)
Can the power of technology, along with the scope of the Net,
Red Hat introduces the 'RHMember More Program' (Oct 28, 1998, 11:46)
RHMember More members will receive Update CDs every 6 weeks.
Red Herring Online: Comdex Venture Forum 1998 (Oct 28, 1998, 11:39)
Jon "maddog" Hall will be a member of a panel discussing "The
Business Platform of the Future".
Network World Fusion: A sermon on Linux (Part 1) (Oct 28, 1998, 11:32)
Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows NT [...] have their merits,
[..] they aren't the best or only solutions. There is another way .
. . the way of Linux.
No-Charge Solaris 7 now available (Oct 28, 1998, 11:24)
For non-commercial use, Solaris 7 can now be obtained for only
the cost of shipping and media costs
UniForum Partners With Internet Security Institute to Provide Linux Boot Camp Training (Oct 28, 1998, 10:47)
UniForum Technology Training Institute, together with the
Internet Security Institute and Training Center (ISI), announced
today plans to launch a Linux Boot Camp to be held regionally
throughout the country.
Pacific HiTech Opens U.S. Offices: Will Compete With Red Hat, Caldera and
S.u.S.E. (Oct 28, 1998, 10:37)
Pacific HiTech, the leading Linux distributor in Japan,
announced today it was opening U.S. offices and would target the
corporate intranet and Internet markets.
Xpeed's New IDSL High-Speed NIC Qualified to Interoperate With Cisco 90i Multiplexer (Oct 28, 1998, 10:16)
Xpeed today announced that the company's Model 200 IDSL network
adapter has been tested and certified by Cisco Systems as
interoperable with Cisco's 90i central office system.
Linux Magazine in Germany plans to build a 512 node Linux cluster (Oct 28, 1998, 09:44)
This group plans to build for Austria and Holland the largest
Linux cluster in the world. They will plan to get their achievement
recorded in the Guiness Book of World Records as the largest Linux
The Register: StrongARM connection makes Corel Linux deal worth watching (Oct 28, 1998, 04:15)
Corel is to use Red Hat Linux 5.1 for its StrongARM-based
NetWinder hardware platform. The NetWinder is the basis of a range
of thin client and thin server platforms.
Wired News: Opera's 'Magic' Looking Black (Oct 28, 1998, 04:15)
An ambitious volunteer software-development experiment has so
far been a flop for Norway's Opera Software... efforts to write
Macintosh and Linux versions of the cult-hit browser have
Linux Resources: Carlie Fairchild reports on Atlanta Linux Showcase (Oct 28, 1998, 04:14)
The Atlanta-based Linux users group successfully organized the
largest Linux Conference and Expo to date.