Linux in the news
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See also: last week's Commerce page.
For folks interested in the OpenMail product that HP is demoing for
Linux here at LinuxWorld, they sent us a
list of questions and answers about the
Applix has announced "its first open source initiative." It's yet
another programming language. This one, called SHELF, seems to be
aimed at the development of graphical user interfaces. See
the announcement for more.
WebCMO has put out
another survey, this one relates to adoption of, and satisfaction with,
the various Linux distributions. Interestinly, they bunched all of
the satisfaction numbers together - no information on individual
Troll Tech has jumped into the void and will be working on a port
of the Opera web browser to Linux. They have a tremendously brief
available; more info is said to be forthcoming shortly. They will
be demoing it at LinuxWorld; we'll try to have a look and report on
what we see.
Magazine announcing its debut. Picked up a copy here on the
floor, but haven't had a chance to read it yet.
their new "easy to install", "invisible" version of Linuxl.
Associates, bundling Unicenter with Red Hat's distribution.
One and VA Research, putting together another Linux support
Journal, Phil Hughes to be a regular guest on the "Bizness Soup
Hi-Tech" radio show.
Research and Intel, porting Linux to Merced.
Computing, announcing record sales.
Hat launching Linux portal.
Oracle 8i for Linux.
"Linux Superguide" on ZDTV.
UltraSeek server for Linux.
public availability of their problem knowledgebase.
Strategies, analyst saying that "culture clash" and liability
concerns could slow down Linux.
directory and messaging server for Linux available.
internal open source group.
Research, got ownership of linux.com domain, will turn it
into yet another portal site.
Graphics. Embracing open source, release of some code.
AG, support for R/3 under Linux. This is one of the more
Linux support for RAID product.
hot Oracle backup support.
Hitech web server cluster.
- Also note that Intel
is buying a piece of VA Research.
- Dell announces
an upgraded line of server machines. They can be ordered with
- MTI Technology announces
their combined RAID product with Caldera. They also have
announced an investement in Caldera itself.
will be shipping "free support incident" coupons with Dell
Gaming has a new type of slot machine (gambling stuff) which
runs on Linux. Hope they applied all the security patches...
has ported its "web reporting solution" to Linux.
- And here is Cygnus's press
release describing their work enhancing gcc to take better
advantage of modern Intel processors.
March 4, 1999