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Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 15, 2001

  • Debian Weekly News - November 14th, 2001 (Nov 15, 2001, 20:07)
    This week: Licensing compatibility between the GNU Free Documentation License and the Debian Free Software Guidelines; Debian menu items; keywords for packages; no mplayer packages in Debian; more.

  • Community: Linux-Managers Mailing List Now Available (Nov 15, 2001, 18:02)
    Bill Bradford has announced the start of Linux-Managers, a mailing list for people who administrate Linux-based machines on a daily basis.

  • How to install Debian over a network (Nov 15, 2001, 16:07)
    "Debian has a reputation for being difficult to install. Relax, it just takes a little time to reveal Debian's true nature: It's a good, solid, easy-to-use distribution that doesn't break down under the weight of automation."

  • Enterprise Linux Today: Alta Terra Releases Beta of its BearOps Linux Server Package (Nov 15, 2001, 15:04)
    "The BearOps Linux Server Package uses selected benefits and advantages from Progeny and Debian distributions, and is fully compatible with the rigorous and highly efficient Debian package management system, permitting users to obtain packages from any of the Debian mirrors."

  • Linux Weekly News for November 15, 2001 (Nov 15, 2001, 12:54)
    This week: 'Lessons from the 2.4 kernel,' IBM's off-the-shelf clusters, ranking distributions, more.

  • Advogato: Chewing Up and Spitting Out Our Leaders (Nov 15, 2001, 12:16)
    "Recently, Christoph Pfister, founder of the Fink project, loudly and publicly resigned. There is a lively discussion of this on MacSlash and Slashdot. Advogato would like to use this event as an excuse to discuss some of the strengths and weaknesses of free software."