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Company to release new version of Win4Lin Desktop

Author: JT Smith

NeTraverse has a announced the October 2000 availability of the 2.0 release of Win4Lin Desktop, which allows Linux users to run popular Windows applications such as MS Office, Quicken and Lotus out of the box at native speeds, according to a press release from Business Wire.

Conference attendees impressed with progress of Linux

Author: JT Smith

From Infoworld’s LinuxWorld wrapup: “Two years ago, it was just a hobbyists operating system, but it’s not for just hobbyists anymore,” said Jerry Deruntz, a senior CAD systems engineer at Lattice Semiconductor.

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  • Linux

ESR: You can sell Linux to the boss

Author: JT Smith

MaximumLinux covers Eric S. Raymond’s “selling Linux to the boss” speech at LinuxWorld: “The problem with ‘free software’ is it sounds far too ambiguous,” Raymond says. “They think free sounds shotty, worthless and some even think ‘communist’.”

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  • Linux

HP’s post earnings-report hangover

Author: JT Smith

Slower growth in Unix contributes to a flagging stock price the day after Hewlett-Packard’s third quarter earnings report, Upside.com reports.

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  • Open Source

Linuxlab releases streamlined Linux server OS

Author: JT Smith

Linuxlab releases streamlined server Linux

Several Linuxlab press releases hit LinuxPR Thursday. Among them: Linuxlab announced the release of its version 1.0 server operating system, designed as a fast reliable server operating system.
Also, the company agreed to a strategic alliance with Red Flag Software of China to develop and market Linux software.
In addition, the company announced its new 800 MHz ThinRackTM 4-in-1 server configuration. When combined with the Linuxlab FarManTM management software, the new 4-in-1 provides an advanced Linux-based server-clustering solution.
Finally, Linuxlab introduced EasyMailer, a Web-based e-mail server enabling Palm personal digital assistants to access e-mail services from a simple browser.

Linuxlab establishes foothold in China

Author: JT Smith

The new subsidiary will support developers in California and market software in China, according to Business Wire.

eLinux Joins Forces With TeamLinux

Author: JT Smith

Business Wire reports the joint initiative will complement the current infrastructure and technical services offerings of eLinux by providing key enterprise level solutions from TeamLinux.

German executives visit Penguin

Author: JT Smith

Penguin eBusiness Solutions will be giving the executives a presentation of its B2B and B2C software products, Business Wire reports.

One strike, you’re out

Author: JT Smith

This article from Planet IT explains why Chapter 11 is not an option for most failed dot-coms.

Category:

  • Open Source

Internet address registrar accused of favoritism

Author: JT Smith

The Associated Press reports, the company that long held a monopoly on registering Web addresses is under attack for keeping thousands of valuable names.