Originally Published: Saturday, 5 August 2000 Author: Matt Michie
Published to: featured_articles/Featured Articles Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Weekend Review: August 5, 2000

IBM releases Linux Software and Services for S/390 Server. The mainframe is capable of simultaneously running several thousands Linux virtual machines.

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Monday

Red Hat 7.0 Beta is released onto RHAT's ftp servers. It contains: "so much cutting edge software, the binary packages come on two iso images. The installation program now handles reading packages from multiple CDs."

Tuesday

IBM releases Linux Software and Services for S/390 Server. The mainframe is capable of simultaneously running several thousands Linux virtual machines.

Wednesday

Fred Moody says that Linux "sux" in his latest ABCNews.com column.

Thursday

According to a recent news-posting on the German Heise-Newsticker companies that are listed on the Samba-Website for offering Commercial Support got sued by CMG for trademark violation.

CMG has registered the trademark for the word SAMBA in the section "data processing programs" in Germany. CMG is distributing software for banks called "Standard Anmeldung Meldewesen Banken" (SAMBA).

Volker Lendecke (vl@samba.org) registered the trademark for the logo "samba" last year to protect the samba project against law suits like this. Sernet, Volker's company, registered the trademark for the logo in the section "Creation of programs for data processing and data processing services".

Friday

Security Focus publishes a nice rebuttal to Fred Moody's Linux Sux Redux.

Matt Michie lives in New Mexico. He mainta ins a web site at http://daimyo.org.





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