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New Book Release

Running LinuxBy Matt Welsh & Lar Kaufman600 pages, ISBN: 1-56592-100-3, $24.95 (US)

O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. has just released Running Linux, which covers installation and use of the Linux operating system, including:

  • The background and concepts of the Linux system.

  • A comprehensive installation tutorial that will lead you through the steps of configuring Linux on your machine from any distribution.

  • A chapter on UNIX basics, designed especially for Linux users.

  • Information on Linux system administration and maintenance, from managing user accounts, to repairing filesystems, to upgrading software, to building a new kernel.

  • Full installation and configuration information for XFree86 3.1 (Version 11, release 6 of the X Window System).

  • Power tools available for the system, including the X Window System, the emacs and vi editors, text formatting systems such as TeX, and tools for interfacing with MS-DOS.

  • The programming languages and tools available for Linux, giving you a complete software development environment: the gcc C and C++ compiler, the gdb debugger, and other languages such as Perl and Tcl/Tk.

  • Network configuration and administration under Linux, including TCP/IP, SLIP, UUCP, electronic mail, and serial telecommunications.

  • Information on providing network services from your Linux machine, including configuration of a World Wide Web server.

Contact: O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., 103A Morris Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472. For inquiries: (800) 998-9938. For online orders: order@ora.com.

ParaSoft to Release Linux Insure++ for Linux

ParaSoft has announced that the Insure++ (formerly Insight++) runtime debugging system is available for Beta testing under Linux, and is expected to be publicly released soon. The product includes memory access testing including corruption and leaks, coverage analysis, data use visualization, pointer abuse, and more in C and C++ code. Programmers interested in Beta-testing Insure++ are encouraged to ask.

ParaSoft may be reached at info@parasoft.com, at URL www.parasoft.com, by phone at (818) 305-0041, by fax at (818) 305-9048, or by mail at 2031 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016-4836.

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