Linux News for Oct 30, 1998
Jerry Pournelle installs Linux (1998-10-30 19:54:56)
A Journal of Linux Installation... Monday, October 5, 1998...
The Linux Adventure begins.
Is SAP R/3 for Linux on the way? (1998-10-30 18:21:06)
The German newswire service heise.de reported this rumor on October
Performance Computing: UNIX Riot--A Scathing rebuke to Microsoft (1998-10-30 17:23:47)
"I believe it when Microsoft tells me Win2K is Y2K-compliant. Of
course, the way things are going, we won't see Son of NT until
Y3K..." (Mark Hall, October 30, 1998)
Charges of hacking stop Internet OS Count (1998-10-30 16:45:19)
The Internet Operating System Counter may be permanently stopped
because of the incident.
France to install Linux in schools (1998-10-30 15:18:20)
In an agreement struck October 28 between AFUL (the French
association of Linux users) and the French Ministry of Education,
AFUL will assist with installing Linux and Free Software networks
in high schools, junior high schools and primary schools throughout
Flight Gear Flight Simulator: Free, Open Source flight simulator. (1998-10-30 12:15:39)
Source code for the entire project is available and licensed
under the GPL.
Datapro: Shifting Technology Stimulates Sizzling New Operating Systems (1998-10-30 12:05:10)
The Gartner group is at it again with an article about Linux and
other alternative operating systems.
LinuxWorld Conference and Expo Website now online (1998-10-30 11:27:55)
The first conference happens in San Jose, CA, March 1-4,
InfoWorld: Asian Linux company opens U.S. office, gains ally (1998-10-30 10:03:52)
InfoWorld joins the league of publications to write on the
Scholar Net: FAQ covering the Mexican GNOME usage now on-line (1998-10-30 09:37:15)
"What I have come up with is a list of questions we have
received and their respective answers á la FAQ"
Belarussian newspaper "Computer News" publishes articles about Debian (1998-10-30 09:17:04)
The articles cover installing and booting the system.
Netscape Communicator 4.5 (Standalone version) now available (1998-10-30 08:25:33)
For those who only want a browser for web browsing.
The Register: Oracle strikes deal to push Linux apps in Japan (1998-10-30 08:14:17)
Oracle has forged an alliance with Pacific Hi-Tech, the Asian
CNET: WebTV drops plans for Java support (1998-10-30 08:12:25)
If you're using WebTV, you might as well stop clicking on that
Possible security problems with Sendmail, lynx, Netscape, sshd, Linux kernel (1998-10-30 00:02:21)
A recent post to BUGTRAQ reveals some disturbing