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Linux Weekly News for January 10, 2002

Jan 10, 2002, 14:05 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Corbet)

The LWN.net Weekly Edition for January 10, 2002 has been published.

Inside this LWN.net Weekly Edition:

  • Front: Trademark trouble; Let's be done with buffer overflows.
  • Security: Linux virus on the loose; lots of updates; Linux security white papers from IBM
  • Kernel: A new 2.5 scheduler; achieving low latency; preparing ALSA for inclusion.
  • Distributions: A New Distribution List; New this week: Debian-Med, IPCop Firewall, Trinity Rescue Kit, and Xitnalta Alindis.
  • Development: Gopher 3.0, PDA apps, Squid virus scanner, XNotesPlus V3.5, gFTP 2.0.11, GCC for AMD x86-64, OProfile 0.0.8.
  • Commerce: BBC providing Ogg streams; Lineo, Metrowerks and Motorola Broadband form Triarc Content Labs; HP, MSC offer turnkey Linux clusters.
  • History: Creative Labs learns about free software; the UTICA rears its ugly head; Linux kernel 2.4.0 released.
  • Letters: Kernel trees; application installation.
...plus the usual array of reports, updates, and announcements.

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