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Linux Weekly News for August 16, 2001

Aug 16, 2001, 14:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)


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The LWN.net Weekly Edition for August 16, 2001 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front Page: Linux distributors branch out, Full disclosure costs, and LWN @ OSCON.
  • Security: Warhol worms; fun with fetchmail.
  • Kernel: Noise over the SB Live update; where to send patches?
  • Distributions: Mission Critical layoffs, Mandrake releases 2 new distributions.
  • On the Desktop: theKompany rumbles, Loki stumbles, and Miguel humbels (Windows, that is).
  • Development: PLEAC project, Vorbis RC2, GNOME-DB, Linux backups, Web services, exponential Python growth.
  • Commerce: IDC survey shows Linux growth, Linux and TeraGrid, KDE 2.2, RedHat E-Commerce suite, TurboLinux on the S/390.
  • History: GNOME's beginnings; standards battles; Red Hat goes public.
  • Letters: Fair use and first sale; astroturfing; Mono.
...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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