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Red Hat’s fix for the usermode security problem

Author: JT Smith

Check out the security advisory.

Category:

  • Linux

Corel shares surge on new Linux fever

Author: JT Smith

The CBC reports on Corel’s 20% hike in stock price Monday.

Category:

  • Open Source

Opinion: Caldera-SCO deal may scuttle Monterey

Author: JT Smith

eWeek columnist John Taschek talks about Caldera’s predicament after acquiring SCO, and the impact on the IBM-backed Project Monterey.

Category:

  • Open Source

Hundreds sign up for Linux boot camps

Author: JT Smith

More than 275 IT professionals have signed up for free on-site Linux training and certification offered by Sair Linux Inc. at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in San Jose. The company will offer Linux certification reviews and exams all four days of the conference, according to a press release at LinuxPR Monday.

Caldera-SCO deal may scuttle Monterey DUPE!!!

Author: JT Smith

eWeek columnist John Taschek talks about Caldera’s predicament after acquiring SCO, and the impact on the IBM-backed Project Monterey.

Transvirtual to put Linux on PDAs

Author: JT Smith

Transvirtual Technologies will introduce a development platform for Linux on handhelds, according to ZDNet’s eWeek. The company will introduce Pocket Linux Developer Kits at LinuxWorld this week.

Category:

  • Linux

Linuxcare survives near-death experience

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet’s Sm@art Partner reports on Linuxcare’s near-death experience. Without a CEO, the company has inked several big deals over the summer, including support agreements with Fujitsu Siemans Computers and Compaq.

Category:

  • Open Source

Institute to introduce Japanese Linux certifications

Author: JT Smith

A consortium of local companies will fund the translation effort, creating Linux Professional Institute-Japan. The translation project is expected to be completed by fall 2000, according to a press release at LinuxPR.

Red Hat to acquire C2Net

Author: JT Smith

Red Hat Inc., announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase privately held C2Net Software. CBS Marketwatch says Red Hat “graps the spotlight” at Linux World with the announcement.

Indrema, Red Hat team up on Linux game console

Author: JT Smith

The two companies
announced
Monday they will jointly manage branding
and distribution of DV Linux, an upcoming universal standard operating system for console video gaming and TV-based entertainment applications.