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Linux Weekly News for September 13, 2001

Sep 13, 2001, 13:28 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet, Elizabeth O. Coolbaugh, Michael J. Hammel)

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front Page: A bit of perspective; If you thought the DMCA was bad, watch out for the SSSCA.
  • Security: Bugzilla bugs, vulnerabilities in mailman, uucp and xinetd, updates for fetchmail, apache-contrib, sendmail, xloadimage, OpenAntivirus.
  • Kernel: Defining network addresses, min/max solutions, USB developer job hunts.
  • Distributions: The Proxyfloppy Linux distribution; A Distribution is (Re)born; Installing KDE 2.2 from source on Slackware 8.
  • On the Desktop: Hancom for any desktop, Gobe GoProductive for Linux, Konqueror wins award.
  • Development: Broadcast 2000 pulled, two new versions of mSQL, Gerber Viewer, OpenNMS 0.8.1, Internet C++ goes GPL, new Lisp newsletter.
  • Commerce: Restructuring at Lineo; EBIZ Enterprises files Chapter 11; FSMLabs RTLinux Provides Realtime for Red Hat Linux Systems.
  • History: Six years ago: Miguel de Icaza released Midnight Commander version 3.0; two years ago "Channel One Gmbh" registered the "Linux" trademark in Germany; Real-time competition heats up.
  • Letters: In defense of Sourceforge, Linux and education.
...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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