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Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 23, 2001

  • Linux in education report #49 for July 23 (Jul 23, 2001, 23:15)
    SEUL/edu is the discussion group for those interested in using Linux for education. This covers all aspects of educational uses of Linux, by teachers, parents, and students. This week: Microsoft vs. Schools in Salon, the best language for ten-year-olds, Linux in Belgium, Linux in Peru, more...

  • Enterprise Linux Today: City of Largo Goes Live With KDE 2.1.1 (Jul 23, 2001, 21:03)
    Dave Richards, the Systems Administrator for the City of Largo, Florida, sent this mail out describing the rollout of KDE 2.1.1 on 400 thin client devices supporting 800 users. The city had previously been running its thin clients using KDE 1 on Unixware, this rollout utilizes Red Hat Linux 7.1.

  • LinuxProgramming: Zope 2.4 Released (Jul 23, 2001, 19:54)
    New features include support for Python 2.1 and WebDAV.

  • White House Switched to Linux? (Jul 23, 2001, 17:48)
    A reader notes that Netcraft reports 'Linux' as the OS for as of July 21.

  • SuSE Linux Announces Workforce Reductions (Jul 23, 2001, 15:06)
    SuSE has announced the layoff of 10% of its staff, the bulk of which (according to this statement) are coming from non-technical areas. "Approximately fifty employees are affected."

  • LinuxPlanet: comment: The Digital Millennium Rape Act (Jul 23, 2001, 13:00)
    The arrest of Dmitry Sklyarov, a member of a relatively small community (hackers), is just the first step in a slippery slope designed to erode freedom while fronting a dangerous agenda. Dennis E. Powell argues that controlling the means by which a crime can be committed is never the right answer to ensuring lawful behavior in a citizenry, and says the parallel example of gun control bears him out.