Linux in the news
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See also: last week's Commerce page.
MontaVista releases high availability framework. MontaVista Software has announced the release of its High-Availability Framework, version 2.0, for Hard Hat Linux. The framework is intended for the creation of fault-tolerant systems on CompactPCI platforms; things like "switching equipment, service provider systems, streaming media and VoIP."
Red Hat adds Linux Desktop Productivity Essentials training course. Red Hat has announced the addition of a course in "desktop productivity essentials" to its training offerings. It's a three-day course aimed at people with no Linux experience.
Ximian adds vendors to Red Carpet. Ximian has announced the addition of a number of vendors to its "Red Carpet" update service. Red Carpet users will be able to use the service to get at Wine from CodeWeavers, game demos from Loki, the Opera browser, VMWare Workstation, and StarOffice from Sun.
Opera Software has sent out its own announcement on its presence in Red Carpet.
The new 'Lindows' operating system. A company called Lindows.com has announced the forthcoming availability of its "Lindows" operating system, said to be able to run both Linux applications and "many popular Windows software titles." It runs Linux underneath it all, with the addition of an enhanced Wine layer for Windows software.
IBM releases WebSphere Commerce for Linux. IBM has announced the release of WebSphere Commerce 5.1 for Linux on Intel processors. The Red Hat and SuSE distributions are supported.
Borland launches Kylix 2. Borland has announced the release of Kylix 2 for Linux.
VA Linux Systems filing 10-K (Annual Report). VA Linux Systems has filed its annual report with the SEC. For those willing to wade through a bunch of difficult language, there is a lot of information on the company to be found therein.
Linux Stock Index for October 18 to October 24, 2001.
The high for the week was 25.34
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Section Editor: Rebecca Sobol.
October 25, 2001