Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 27, 2002
Announcing a beta release of Red Hat Linux: Pensacola (2002-02-27 23:26:03)
"A beta release of a new server-oriented edition of Red Hat
Linux, Pensacola, is available for your computer-crashing pleasure.
Debian Weekly News - February 27th, 2002 (2002-02-27 23:08:00)
Welcome to this year's ninth issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for the Debian community. Our collegues from Linux Weekly News had nice coverage of the unstable Debian distribution. Additionally, the European Commission wants to know more about Free Software developers. You may want to help with their survey. This week's compulsory discussion on the release process of Debian is here.
ServerWatch: GL Mail Highly secure Linux e-mail server (2002-02-27 21:59:39)
"With such a high demand placed on the uptime of the e-mail
server, it is no wonder that many IT decision makers are turning to
the Unix platform to run their mail server software, since it is
known to have a higher percentage of uptime in the field. As with
any Unix-type software package, GLMail from Gordano offers
considerable advantages in security and stability that set it apart
from other mail servers."
Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #32 (2002-02-27 15:27:11)
This week's summary: Beta3 has been released; PPC Beta1 is now
available; Mandrake in the News; Introducing the new "Mandrake
Corporate Club"; Desktop Fun; MandrakeClub News; Business Case of
the Week; Security-related Software Updates; Headlines from
Extreme Tech: Lycoris Linux Reviewed (2002-02-27 06:02:21)
"I must admit that I wasn't expecting much more than an
imitation of other distros, combined with an attempt at Windows XP
graphics. To my surprise, I soon found myself using a tailored
Linux operating system that was anything but that."
Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory: squid (2002-02-27 05:34:28)
"Three security issues were found in the 2.x versions of the
Squid proxy server up to and including 2.4.STABLE3."
W3C releases new draft Royalty-Free Patent Policy for comment (2002-02-27 03:17:02)
From Danny Weitzner, Chair of the W3C Patent Policy Working
Group: "Responding to comments from the public, W3C Members, the
W3C Advisory Committee, and the Open Source/Free Software
community, the Patent Policy Working Group has released a draft
Royalty-Free Patent Policy for discussion and comment. Its goal is
to produce W3C Recommendations that can be implemented on a
Royalty-Free (RF) basis."