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Linux Weekly News for July 12, 2001

Jul 12, 2001, 15:20 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for July 12, 2001 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front Page: Network infrastructure projects: Mono, DotGNU, and Nareau.
  • Security: NAI gets DARPA funding, bugs in dip, OpenSSL, OpenSSH, lmail, tetex, tripwire, xdm, xloadimage, Oracle8i.
  • Kernel: Piggyback tarballs; the challenge of 64-bit DMA.
  • Distributions: Red Hat DMA issue, PowerPC options.
  • On the Desktop: Windows on Linux, units clarification and KDE 2.2Beta1
  • Development: BlueBox distributed computing, BusyBox 0.52, Samba 2.2.1, TMDA anti-spam for qmail, GNU Medical Record Project
  • Commerce: BRU and TOLIS group; Mitel Networks acquires e-smith; device driver book updated.
  • History: KDE/GNOME flamewars, gaming platforms.
  • Letters: LSB and Debian; .NET; IPFilter license.
  • ...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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