Linux News for May 01, 1999
Little Linux community presence at Appraising Microsoft (1999-05-01 23:50:45)
D Gartner voices concern over lack of participation from the
Linux community in the Appraising Microsoft conference.
Daily Express: Legendary inventor's computer comeback (1999-05-01 23:45:04)
Britian's favorite inventor, Sir Clive, is considering
developing a Linux box.
MS Media and Real Audio head-to-head (1999-05-01 23:43:45)
"Now that MS has tried to show its colours against Real Audio,
may I direct you to an un-biased site?"
Next Generation of KOrganizer / Call for developers (1999-05-01 23:30:36)
Preston Brown says, "It is time to begin major work on
KOrganizer, driving it into the next millenium, no joke. :) Major
surgery lies ahead."
CRN: Linux Services Company Targets Certification (1999-05-01 23:15:28)
"Linuxcare, a new service company focused on Linux support and
service, said it plans to recruit technical training companies to
be the conduit for its courseware -- a move it says it hopes will
fuel the acceptance of Linux certifications among technical
CMP Net: Experts Grapple With Microsoft Remedy (1999-05-01 23:13:06)
"Breaking Microsoft into Baby Bills would require the least
government oversight of the proposed remedies if the software giant
is found liable in its suit with the Justice Department, antitrust
experts said Friday."
Computer Bits: Scripting Languages (1999-05-01 18:51:05)
"A brief overview of some of the more popular of these languages
SunWorld: Getting started with Perl, Part 1 (1999-05-01 18:41:46)
"An introduction to the language that "can do anything"
SunWorld: Why I run FreeBSD (1999-05-01 18:37:04)
"SunOS, Solaris, Linux? No, thanks!"
SunWorld: Linux on UltraSPARC (1999-05-01 18:29:26)
"What does the marriage mean for Sun?"
Linux-IT: Enhancing System Security With TCP Wrapper (1999-05-01 18:24:23)
"This article looks at how TCP Wrappers can be used to enhance
the security of a networked system..."
Performance Computing: UNIX RIOT (1999-05-01 17:02:35)
Mark Hall's weekly rumor and fact column.
CNET Builder.com: Web innovator of the Year: Mozilla.org (1999-05-01 16:48:37)
"In 1998, nothing captured the Web building imagination like the
open source movement, and it was Mozilla.org that brought it to the
heart of Web development."
Linux-IT: Celebrating The Source (1999-05-01 16:47:51)
"Linux drives IT's "sudden" adoption of open-source
Performance Computing: Linux-IT -- New Bi-Monthly Section (1999-05-01 16:44:41)
"Performance Computing has started this bi-monthly section
targeted at our more than 30,000 Linux users who work in large
Newsbytes: Red Hat 6.0 Linux Enterprise Play (1999-05-01 16:25:13)
"... the new Red Hat 6.0 distribution of Linux closely targets
Computer Currents: NEC Launches New Linux Software (1999-05-01 16:08:47)
"Among the new applications: Enterprise for Linux, a sales data
system and reporting system..."
InfoWorld: Seeing eye to eye (1999-05-01 15:28:05)
This InfoWorld Forum moderated by Mark Pace investigates the
question: "Now that corporate IT sees Linux's value, what obstacles
InfoWorld: It is sometimes desirable to muddle on without the best-selling applications (1999-05-01 12:18:49)
"I've been doing some spring cleaning, and I've recovered a lot
of disk space in the process. The first thing to go was Microsoft
Office 97 and Outlook 98..." -- Nicholas Petreley
Optimizing OpenGL drivers for Quake3 (1999-05-01 11:55:56)
Technical stuff for game programmers, but interesting because it
shows why good Linux 3D animated games must directly bypass most of
CNET News.com: Torvalds: Linux is fun (1999-05-01 11:00:24)
"Linux has been successful because it's the product of
programmers looking for entertainment and society rather than
money, Linux founder Linus Torvalds said today."
Windows NT Magazine: The Linux Religious Wars (1999-05-01 10:44:05)
"May the customers win"
BW: SuSE Booth No. 2 Most-Visited at Spring Comdex '99 (1999-05-01 10:40:10)
"Top-Voted Provider of Linux Software Second only to Microsoft
Pavillion, Says Chicago Tribune".
Reuters: Discord reigns over possible Microsoft sanctions (1999-05-01 10:33:04)
"... Critics and some supporters of the embattled software giant
weighed the alternatives at a one-day conference sponsored by Ralph
Linux Week Latinoamerica´99 Conferences & Expo (1999-05-01 10:23:57)
"Linux Week will be the most important technological event in
Announcing Emacspeak 10.0 (1999-05-01 05:46:31)
Emacspeak is a fully functional audio desktop that provides
complete eyes-free access to all major 32 and 64 bit operating
Ext2.org May, 1999 issue released (1999-05-01 05:21:46)
"... you can expect to see one or two new articles each
InfoWorld: Developers must cross the `great divide' to push Linux onto the corporate desktop (1999-05-01 04:56:31)
"On the surface the sheer number of Linux development tools that
are emerging is a great thing. However, there is something missing
that may cause a slowdown in Linux movement to the desktop..."