Linux News for Feb 01, 1999
Infobeads: Raising the Linux Barn (1999-02-01 22:07:43)
"Linux is turning into a media star... But will all the action
translate into market power?"
TeamWave Workplace 4.1 Released (1999-02-01 21:49:37)
TeamWave is software for distance learning and group
Why you shouldn't use the Library GPL for your next library (1999-02-01 21:26:39)
When GPL should be preferred to LGPL by Richard Stallman.
February issue of EXT2 available (1999-02-01 21:08:09)
"This is a really good issue." -- -=Puma=-
San Jose Mercury: Blue Mountain wins suit against Microsoft (1999-02-01 20:27:55)
In December, we reported that
the online greeting card company, Blue Mountain, was suing
Microsoft. They won the court case. Judge says software giant
rigged filter to stifle e-card rival Blue Mountain
HP Web JetAdmin 5.1 To Support Linux Operating System (1999-02-01 19:12:31)
"Growing Linux Customer Base Benefits from HP's Industry-leading
Linux kernel 2.2.1ac3 released (1999-02-01 18:21:56)
PC Week: Windows 98: Not a lame duck after all? (1999-02-01 14:54:07)
Microsoft is wavering on its plans to base Windows 2000 on the
Brian Behlendorf Joins O'Reilly (1999-02-01 14:25:49)
"Behlendorf will be leading O'Reilly's initiatives to support
the acceptance and development of Open Source(TM) and other related
forms of collaborative software."
Yahoo!: LinuxWorld Conference & Expo '99 Exhibitors Announce Exciting New
Products (1999-02-01 14:07:18)
"Due to the overwhelming demand from exhibitors, attendees,
press, analysts and industry influencers, IDG World Expo has
expanded the exhibit floor!"
Linuxberg Goes Around The World In 18 Days (1999-02-01 14:03:36)
The TUCOWS Network Beats Phileas Fogg By 62 Days
Sybase Unveils SQL Anywhere Studio for Linux (1999-02-01 13:54:20)
"In response to worldwide customer demand, Sybase... today
announced... a Linux version of the industry-leading mobile
database solution, Sybase(R) SQL Anywhere(TM) Studio."
Linuxbierwanderung ready for pre-registration (1999-02-01 11:04:20)
The great Linux Beer Hike is
now encouraging prospective attendees to pre-register for the
CNN News Briefs: Linux 2.2 Kernel Updates Rolling In (1999-02-01 10:16:56)
"Bug fixes and updates are rolling in for version 2.2 of the new
Linux operating system kernel, released only last Tuesday."
PC Week: Labs'-eye view (1999-02-01 07:57:28)
" I find it difficult to applaud a product for mimicking the
capabilities of its competitors--and a couple of years later, at
PC Week: Business sense (1999-02-01 07:53:34)
"Although provocative, the word 'free' doesn't carry much weight
in the enterprise world. Reliability and performance are much more
important, and the 2.2.0 kernel of Linux proves itself in these
PC Week: Linux enters comfort zone (1999-02-01 07:52:30)
"Skittish vendors latch onto 2.2 release, but some 2.0 users
plan to sit tight"
PC Week: Linux: Enterprise-ready (1999-02-01 07:50:41)
"2.2 kernel's multiprocessing, improved memory management
deliver enterprise goods"
PC Week: Get ready for a swarm of dedicated devices (1999-02-01 07:44:59)
"'Thin' servers, such as firewall, HTTP, e-mail and e-commerce
boxes, are popping up at an amazing pace."
PC Week: Blazing the Enterprise Path (1999-02-01 07:40:50)
"To take over the enterprise applications, Intel must provide a
pathway from existing applications. This means a way to go from
IBM/MVS or some Unix variant to Intel and its OS. I do not assume
NT. Linux is a better alternative at the enterprise level at this
Linux Gazette #37 published (1999-02-01 07:38:51)
"Linux Gazette...Making Linux just a little more fun!"
The Ottawa Citizen: More big names support Linux OS (1999-02-01 07:33:57)
"In fits and starts, mainstream computer manufacturers are
moving to support the Linux operating system, citing increasing
demand from engineers, Internet service providers and software
developers for what started out as freeware."
Slashdot: IBM joins Linux International (1999-02-01 02:32:38)
The report is by Chris DiBona -- must be good. Read it on
Mac Opinion: How My Linux Killed Her NT (1999-02-01 02:21:00)
Guess what happened when a Red Hat Linux box running Samba met
an NT box on the network for the first time.
Mac Opinion: Apple and Linux: What, Me Worry? (1999-02-01 01:45:36)
Why does Apple seem so blase' about Linux? Author John
Martellaro looks at how Apple can come out on top against Microsoft
Who's the largest LUG in the world? The issue is settled. (1999-02-01 00:37:42)
SVLUG refuted SSLUG's claims
that they were the biggest LUG in the world. SSLUG replied with
this response. Finally, SVLUG
that cooperation is the best way to go.
icecast 0.9.0 released (1999-02-01 00:30:16)
This marks a feature freeze for the upcoming 1.0 release.