Linux News for Jul 29, 1999
Presswire: Insignia Solutions joins ARM Partnership for Java (Jul 29, 1999, 22:10)
"... the Jeode platform is available initially for Linux on ARM,
with support for other operating systems to be available on
Presswire: Corel is pleased to be chosen by Amiga to supply Linux applications (Jul 29, 1999, 22:04)
"... has formed a new relationship with Amiga, to ensure that
Corel's award-winning software applications will be supported on
Amiga's new line..."
Presswire: Siemens ports openUTM transaction monitor and openFT file transfer software to Linux (Jul 29, 1999, 21:59)
"Siemens plans to be a top three player in Linux across
BW: First Free Commercial Open Source H.323 Annex F Stack Running on Linux from Vovida Networks (Jul 29, 1999, 21:48)
"... standard provides a foundation for audio, video and data
communications across IP-based networks."
MicroTimes: Bay Area a Haven for Linux Vendors (Jul 29, 1999, 17:59)
"If the Bay Area isn't the center of the Linux systems hardware
universe, it must be a large universe indeed. With at least seven
local companies selling PCs pre-loaded with Linux, the Bay Area is
clearly an 'in' place for Linux hardware developers."
MicroTimes: Linux vs Unix: A Closer Look (Jul 29, 1999, 17:30)
"Here is a look at the economic issues every business should
consider before choosing Linux over UNIX."
CNN: Linux: Image is everything (Jul 29, 1999, 17:24)
"We'll take a quick look at two products nearing completion and
a longer look at a popular, mature 3D modeling and animation
application. All of which are available today, free, for
mozilla.org: news from the front (Jul 29, 1999, 14:52)
Mike Shaver describes the state and health of the Mozilla
New release of "The Cathedral and the Bazaar" is available (Jul 29, 1999, 14:42)
"I suppose this is as good a time as any to announce that I have
a handshake agreement with Tim O'Reilly to do a 'Cathedral and
Bazaar' book for release this fall."
E-Commerce Times: Red Hat Introduces E-Commerce Server (Jul 29, 1999, 14:28)
"Red Hat Software, Inc. has announced the availability of its
e-commerce Apache Web server, with encryption capabilities and
e-commerce software from Hewlett-Packard, among others."
CNET News.com: E*trade foils Red Hat IPO goodwill (Jul 29, 1999, 14:16)
"A gesture of goodwill on the part of software maker Red Hat has
generated some ill will with the very people the company hoped to
SRO: Open Source Leader Favors... Microsoft!? (Jul 29, 1999, 14:12)
"But IETF is still likely to be the favored instant messaging
standards route among the community."
KDE Development News, July 21 - July 27 (Jul 29, 1999, 13:30)
Just saw Linux on Washington, D.C. Channel 9 (Jul 29, 1999, 13:25)
"I just saw Linux mentioned on Channel 9, Eyewitness News, the
local Washington, D.C. CBS affiliate."
CPU Review: LinuxWars: Distributions at War (Jul 29, 1999, 13:22)
"I've written a comparison article between RedHat 6.0, OpenLinux
2.2, SuSE 6.1, Mandrake 6.0 and Slackware 4.0... I scored each
distribution in areas such as Documentation, GUI Administration,
Software, X11 Con figuration, etc."
Forbes: 2 Amigos, 1 Amiga (Jul 29, 1999, 08:33)
"... excitement about the Amiga is especially intense for a
couple of reasons."
Forbes: Letting go of Lego (Jul 29, 1999, 08:24)
"Enthusiasts unraveled the RCX's secrets and posted them on the
Web--without Lego's permission... Many corporations would have
Pascal Programming CD-ROM for Linux (Jul 29, 1999, 08:03)
"... contains the compilers, interpreters and other tools useful
for Pascal software development."
Linux.com: The Three Stages of Free Software Cluefulness (Jul 29, 1999, 07:58)
"It's been fascinating to watch over the last year as the
established organisms of the software industry--the public relation
firms, the big software companies, and, of course, the media--have
reacted to the rise of free software/open source."
Kernel Traffic #29 Is Out (Jul 29, 1999, 07:58)
Techweb: SGI To Preinstall Red Hat Linux, Windows NT (Jul 29, 1999, 03:23)
"Computer maker Silicon Graphics Inc. is readying a new line of
multiprocessing servers that come pre-installed with either Windows
NT or Red Hat Linux."
Wired news: ETrade Blocks Goodwill Move (Jul 29, 1999, 03:21)
"Some members of the open source community hoping to cash in on
RedHat's initial public offering may be out of luck."
PC Week: Sun asks IBM to preload Solaris (Jul 29, 1999, 02:57)
"Linux is creating lots of havoc in the operating system