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Linux Weekly News for August 22, 2001

Aug 23, 2001, 16:01 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for August 23, 2001 has been published. Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front Page: Linux turns 10, beating up Richard Stallman, Freedom fights, and Dmitry gets a reprieve.
  • Security: AirSnort, a new ssh attack, a new sendmail bug.
  • Kernel: Mutating min() and max(); network entropy.
  • Distributions: Compatibility between Linux distributions; Debian Linux for BeOS refugees.
  • On the Desktop: End user configuration management, Vector tool queries.
  • Development: The D language, FreeGIS updates, new ELC directors, new CUPS and Omni, license quickref, GCC 3.0.1.
  • Commerce: Boxed Penguin, Caldera to open source benchmarks, awk, and grep, Lineo gets $20M, Intel compilers for Linux.
  • History: The Linux Standards Association and trademarks; Linux-Mandrake's first year; MPAA won the first round of the DVD case.
  • Letters: The long reach of U.S. laws.
...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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