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Caldera OpenLinuxCaldera's mailing lists are back in action as of September 25. Caldera switched the lists over to ezmlm as they were fixing their problems, and it appears that not all subscribers from the old lists got set up on the new ones. If you were a subscriber to a Caldera mailing list, and you are still not getting anything, it's time to head over to the "User to User Forums" page and resubscribe.
Macmillan and Caldera Systems have teamed up to form "Caldera Press." This new publishing operation will concentrate on business-oriented titles.
Conectiva LinuxThe Conectiva Road Show started off on September 23rd, in Caracas, Venezuela with the announcement of the release of the Spanish version of their CL-4.0 and CL- Server Edition packages. The road show will hit the US, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. Conectiva Linux is a Red Hat-derived and compatible distribution. "Sandro Henrique, Conectiva's commercial director, believes that the interest for Linux by Latin American countries denotes similar motives as the Brazilian consumers: 'Low purchase power, anti-fraud laws, and a strong desire to improve the platform, which is causing companies and users to migrate.' "
Debian GNU/LinuxWhere are Debian developers? All over, according to the Debian developers location map. There are still many developers who remain unrepresented, however; if you hack on Debian you may want to consider adding your location to the list.
Linux-MandrakeLinuxcare and Macmillan have announced a deal wherein Linuxcare will provide support for Macmillan's (Mandrake-based) Linux distribution.
Mandrake's internationalization efforts continue as demonstrated by this announcement of support for Lithuanian and Estonian...
Red Hat LinuxRed Hat 6.1 will be released on Monday, October 4, if this TechWeb article is to be believed. "Red Hat Linux 6.1... will feature a streamlined installation, online software updates, and enhancements for managing distributed computing architectures..."
Red Hat certification in the UK. Red Hat has announced the establishment of a London training facility which is able to administer the Red Hat Certified Engineer exam. Courses begin in October.
Slackware LinuxJoe Orton points out that the current Slackware change logs show a new addition - the whole set of GNOME libraries and utilities.
SuSE LinuxSuSE has reworked its web sites on both www.suse.de and www.suse.com. The old world map is gone... Some pages have moved, so if you have a site with links into SuSE's pages, you may want to give them a quick check.
Along those lines, the SuSE partner page has moved, and no longer can be found at the location we published in last week's LWN.
Section Editor: Liz Coolbaugh
September 30, 1999
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