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  • LinuxPorts: Creating an SGML Document on Emacs (Dec 31, 2000, 18:19)
    "The purpose of this article is to provide a guide to creating an SGML document on emacs. It is not intended to explain how to write an SGML document!"

  • Interview with Loki founder: Scott Draeker (Dec 31, 2000, 17:06)
    "Loki Entertainment Software has built a name for itself by providing the Linux community with ports of quality Windows games. They have helped to bring Linux games to your software store, by porting best sellers like Civilization CTP, Railroad Tycoon, Quake 3, and Alpha Centauri to name a few."

  • LinuxMonth: Open Source Licenses Explained (Dec 31, 2000, 16:13)
    "The Open Source Initiative recognized 18 different licenses as Open Source Software licenses. If a program adheres to one of these licenses, then it can officially be considered Open Source. Each one of these licenses have a time and place in the Open Source world, and each one has it's own unique history."

  • SuSE 7.0 Professional: Experiences during Installation (Dec 31, 2000, 15:44)
    "We purchased SuSE 7.0 Professional from a local store. We've installed this version hundreds of times on many different types of PCs. In our opinion, SuSE 7.0 is the best solution for new users first being introduced to Linux."

  • Quake III Arena - Configuration and Linux Installation (Dec 31, 2000, 15:10)
    "This mini-HOWTO will help those of you with Red Hat 6.2 and the Voodoo 3 video card. It also sets a standard so that we can share our FPS results."

  • Linux-Mandrake 7.2 Complete [Review] (Dec 31, 2000, 14:39)
    "While we actually installed LM 7.2 on five or six different systems...our main test system for this article was an AMD Duron 700 MHz housed on an Epox EP-8KTA2 motherboard, including 128 MB PC133 SDRAM, 20 GB UDMA 66 Hard Drive, TNT2 video card."

  • Review: Linux-Mandrake 7.2 PowerPack Deluxe (Dec 31, 2000, 13:43)
    "Mandrake 7.1 was the very first distribution ever to being able to pre-configure my CD recorder. I've always liked Mandrake for its ability to detect and properly configure the more "exotic" hardware such as CD recorders."

  • LinuxWorld: It's been a very good year for Linux (Dec 31, 2000, 13:11)
    "During 2000, major advances on the server laid the foundation for a similar acceptance of Linux as a desktop platform. And 2000 saw big happenings there."

  • Leaping Linux: IBM's z900 takes it on; Q&A w/IBM's Mark Cathcart (Dec 31, 2000, 12:05)
    "Mark Cathcart, a technology strategist with IBM and a member of the S/390 Software Development Council, talks about IBM?s strategy behind Linux on the z900 and whether Linux can really take this age-old platform into the world of open-systems."