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Linux in the News - Linux.org's Article of the Week. Also includes previous Articles of
the Week. Generally a well-balanced archive of good Linux articles.
Slashdot.org Linux Articles Resource - Hundreds of Linux related articles
Linux Today - It is the most frequently updated Linux News Site out there
Quotes - Quotes made by various people in the media. A stop to look them over
and/or print them out and post them on your dormroom door is worthwhile.
Survey on - PC WEEKS' survey in which they asked users "What do you use when
failure is not an option?". Linux was what 80 percent of the people
would want to use.
What people have said about Linux - A list of quotes from various media sources. Gives a few comparative benchmarks.
Free OS ready for prime time - Gary Krakow of MSNBC explores the possibilities of Linux being a
major player in the OS industry. Concentrates mainly of the Red Hat 5.1
distribution. It also has a pretty informative review of Red Hat tied
into the article.
InfoWorld Interview with Linus Torvalds - Linus Torvalds talks economics and operating systems in this
interview with Mike Vizard of InfoWorld. Focuses mainly on how Linux is
affecting the why people look at the future of operating systems and
economics models that drive the industry.
Grassroots Linux grows (InfoWorld) - An article that contains stories of different companies that have
started using Linux. Also contains a section on "How to pick your Linux"
which states the advantages of different distributions and links to
Easier install makes Red Hat 5.1 even more appealing - An InfoWorld review of the Red Hat distribution version 5.1
The software war goes nuclear - An article arguing which OS will win the coveted spot atop the
network OS throne. Mentions how projects such as the K Desktop
Environment will help make Unix, and Linux, a much more viable operating
system than ever before.
InfoWorld's OS of the Year - The Red Hat Linux distribution wins InfoWorld's OS of the Year for
1997. Contains a small synopsis of the distributions strengths.
Could You Get Fired for Choosing Linux? - Basically its one guys opinion with MANY follow up posts. Beginning
to date already, but worth reading for the usual arguaments for/against
Linux: Not Just For Geeks And College Kids Anymore - This is an article that talks about how the Linux OS system evolved
from a "hacker solution" OS to a truly good OS that could and should be
brought into corporate environments.
Open source gurus convene - A group of the most well-known open source advocates, including Tim
O'Reilly and Larry Wall, met and discussed ways to make open source a
more viable way to improve programs.
Avalon Linux Super-Computer - Article on the 315th fastest super-computer. It runs on 70 Digital
Linux machines using the Beowulf parallel processing project software.
Linux for the Enterprise? - Wired News (Jul 10, 1998) mention of the Taos Mountain conference with Linus Torvalds.
UniForum Associate Conference; Meeting of the Minds - A paper about the discussion at UniForum about getting the UNIX 98 brand for Linux
Linux picking up database steam - Computer Associates and possibly Informix will make databases for Linux.
Linux in the spotlight - Review of the Taos Tech Talk with Linus by EETimes
Open Source's First Six Months - Eric Raymond talks about the 6 months after Netscape announced its commitment to open source.
Geekfest - Installing Linux -
Linux Weekly News, daily updates page - Where you can get daily updates on pressing items from the Linux front
LinuxGames: Even Penguins like to have fun - LinuxGames, The Only Source for the Linux Gaming Community.
Including Updates on the latest in Linux Games News. Fear the Penguin
and even penguins like to have fun
The Penguin, the Press, and the Marketplace - The viability of Linux as a mainstream operating system, examined from a media and marketing perspective.
Game Tome News - Latest News on Linux Games
LinuxWorld - Putting Linux to Work - Here's where you'll find news, feature articles and columns that will help you put Linux to work.
Best Technical Support Award - InfoWorld declared the Linux user community to have the best
technical support around. Compares the vast amount of help Linux users
give to each other as opposed to the amount of tech support offered by