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Linux Weekly News for May 31, 2001

May 31, 2001, 22:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

Inside this week's Linux Weekly News:

  • Front Page: Linux costs less to insure, auditing of free software, IPFilter followup, and Linux TV's.
  • Security: European Parliament recommends encryption and Open Source software, new vulnerabilities in
  • gnupg, Webmin, and TWIG. More distribution updates.
  • Kernel: 2.4.5, the Stanford checker returns; 2.4 virtual memory stability.
  • Distributions: Red Hat, SuSE and Turbolinux announce Itanium ports, Yellow Dog Linux 2.0 ships, Lanthan
  • Linux added to the list.
  • On the Desktop: Printing issues but skip the tissues (the desktop is not dead)
  • Development: Wavsurfer, new PostgreSQL and mnoGoSearch, an Animation Editor, the GNet network library,
  • FHS 2.2, Java 3d and JMF.
  • Commerce: Here comes the Itanium.
  • History: "Lignux", the importance of faith, Python's first move.
  • Letters: GPL boundaries, software bloat, desktop page

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