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Archive for February, 2001

Call for papers — O’Reilly Open Source Convention

February 23, 2001

The O'Reilly Open Source Convention (July 23-27 in San Diego) is looking for speakers on Linux and Open Source development. Our audience comprises sophisticated developers and administrators, so we only want talks on solid technical subjects. Sample topics:

  • embedded Linux
  • GNOME application development
  • Samba
  • securing open source systems
  • corporate needs for open source… (more…)

OEone adds Earthlink to Linux-based IA software platform

February 23, 2001

Hull, Quebec — (press release excerpt) — OEone Corporation and EarthLink announced a joint agreement to integrate EarthLink's popular Internet access software into OEone's Linux-based computer operating environment platform for easy-to-use Internet access devices. (more…)

An interview with Lineo’s CTO

February 23, 2001

Krissi Danielsson, Assistant Site Editor of searchEnterpriseLinux, recently interviewed Tim Bird, Lineo's chief technology officer regarding Lineo's perspective and plans relative to the embedded systems and smart devices markets. Danielsson writes . . . (more…)

Turbolinux acquires Linuxcare

February 23, 2001

Turbolinux, a Linux-based software and services provider, and Linuxcare, a provider of Linux-based services and support, said they reached a definitive agreement for Turbolinux to acquire Linuxcare in an all stock transaction of undisclosed value. (more…)

Article: A developer’s perspective on PocketLinux

February 22, 2001

Foreword: This article is the fifth in a LinuxDevices.com series on Exploring Linux PDA Software Alternatives by Jerry Epplin that explores the history, status, alternative architectures, and future developments of Linux on PDAs and handheld devices. (more…)

A new window system for Embedded Linux

February 22, 2001

Seoul, Korea — (press release excerpt) — Adelinux, Inc. has announced the development of @win, a new window system environment for Linux. @win is designed for both desktop and embedded systems, and can fit within as little as 200KB memory. (more…)

A developer’s perspective on PocketLinux

February 22, 2001

This article is Part 5 of the LinuxDevices.com series by Jerry Epplin that explores the history, status, alternative architectures, and future developments of Linux on PDAs and handheld devices. In this installment, Jerry reviews the architecture, environment, and programming techniques used to develop applications with the Transvirtual Technologies PocketLinux PDA framework. (more…)

Crusoe and Linux power new server appliance

February 22, 2001

Ottawa, ON — (press release excerpt) — Rebel.com released the latest in the NetWinder product family, the NetWinder 3100 based on the Crusoe processor from Transmeta Corporation. The new Linux-based NetWinder product offers a complete small office Internet solution that is the most power efficient in its class. (more…)

New Open Source project from IBM developerWorks

February 21, 2001

A new tool to help predict the performance of Bluetooth wireless hardware technologies is now available for free download from developerWorks, IBM's free, online resource for developers. (more…)

The “Post-PC” era is upon the embedded board market

February 21, 2001

The rise of the embedded Wintel Architecture

During the 90's, the combination of Intel x86 architecture and Windows operating system steadily gained ground among manufacturers and users of board-level computers in the embedded and industrial instrumentation and control markets. (more…)

Hands-on Embedded Linux training in San Diego

February 21, 2001

Join your colleagues in beautiful San Diego this Spring for 4 days (April 30 – May 3, 2001) of intensive hands-on embedded linux training at The University of California, San Diego (UCSD). (more…)

ELC call for papers: talks on Embedded Linux for LinuxWorld

February 21, 2001

The Embedded Linux Consortium has issued a call for papers, for talks on Embedded Linux at the LinuxWorld Expo to be held in San Francisco this August . . . (more…)

Qt/Embedded wins “Norwegian Product of the Year” award

February 21, 2001

Oslo, Norway – Feb. 21, 2001 – Trolltech's Qt/Embedded has won Computerworld Norway's “Golden Mouse” award for the best Norwegian technology product of the year 2000. The awards jury chose Qt/Embedded as Norwegian Product of the Year because of its advanced technology, its ability to bring new applications quickly and easily across platforms, and its compact size. (more…)

Article: Adeos — a resource sharing multi-OS environment

February 20, 2001

Karim Yaghmour, author of the Linux Trace Toolkit, recently launched a new open source project to develop an “Adaptive Domain Environment for Operating Systems” (Adeos). The purpose of Adeos is to provide a flexible environment for sharing hardware resources among multiple operating systems, or among multiple instances of a single OS. (more…)

Article: DSPs and Embedded Linux: a great combination

February 20, 2001

Digital Signal Processors (DSPs) are at the core of multimedia, wireless, and broadband devices that require significant real-time processing such as digital cameras, cellular phones, MP3 players, VoIP phones, and DSL/cable modems. Many of these devices will be running embedded Linux for its flexibility, reliability, and ease of Internet connectivity. (more…)