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Linux Weekly News for May 24, 2001

May 25, 2001, 23:16 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

Inside this week's Linux Weekly News:

  • Front Page: Mandrake shakeup and licensing vigilance.
  • Security: Code scanners, defacements get too numerous and SDMI faulters.
  • Kernel: ioctl considered harmful; open-time options; ext3 on 2.4.
  • Distributions: Caldera Professional Services Offerings; New US Linux market figures.
  • On the Desktop: Automated installers, icon removal and KDE corrections.
  • Development: Python Documentation, a new LyX, Using Stunnel, Apache 1.3.20, GCC 3.0 coming soon,
  • Perl and the :CueCat.
  • Commerce: GNOME 1.4 for Solaris; VA Linux posts third-quarter loss.
  • History: Three years ago - LSB proposed; two years ago - Mandrake's future; one year ago - Lineo files
  • for IPO.
  • Letters: Linux backup solutions; desktop icons.

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