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Linux Weekly News for June 28, 2001

Jun 28, 2001, 12:37 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 28, 2001 has been published.

Inside this week's Linux Weekly News:

  • Security: Samba remote root exploit, new vulnerabilities in pmpost, ePerl, w3m, cfingerd, ntping and more.
  • Kernel: 2.5 is coming; kbuild transition; a couple of approaches to memory management improvements.
  • Distributions: OpenLinux Workstation 3.1, LNX-BBC, many Red Hat updates.
  • On the Desktop: Office options, chess interfaces and new games
  • Development: Linux Clusters, embedded contest, net monitoring tools, Gnome Basic (GB), debugging Perl, Python 2.0.1, Kawa.
  • Commerce: VA Linux Systems bails out of the hardware business; IPOs in the news.
  • History: Software wars map; The Magic Caldron, Hard Hat and KRUD; MySQL goes GPL.
  • Letters: 'On the desktop' critics reconsider; shared library dependencies.

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