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Linux Weekly News for July 26, 2001

Jul 26, 2001, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for July 26, 2001 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front Page: Dmitry Skylarov: geeks learn political activism.
  • Security: NT-based Code Red worm, Adobe PDF security model, new vulnerabilities in procmail, BSD telnetd, Horde IMP, squid, and more.
  • Kernel: Finding single-use pages, what's that new process in 2.4.7?
  • Distributions: DeMuDi, MandrakeSoft's IPO, new distributions Tomukas and Sorcerer GNU Linux.
  • On the Desktop: More on Java, the GNOME Installation Guide, and open source tools for guitarists.
  • Development: Open Source Directory in XML, Linux guitar apps, Evolution 1.0b1, Choosing a database type, Python 2.1.1.
  • Commerce: O'Reilly Conference, HP and Sun; new president at LPI.
  • History: The future of the Linux community; rumors of IBM support; Ted Ts'o takes over (as kernel status list maintainer).
  • Letters: Adobe and the DMCA; failed applets; history; The GPL and Commercial Developement, redux.
...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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