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Linux News for Aug 31, 2002

  • The Register: Lobbying for Insecurity (2002-08-31 08:30:22)
    "It's not surprising that it couldn't last, however, and a recent CNET article suggests that the NSA may not make further contributions to software released under the GNU General Public License, and perhaps other open-source licenses..."

  • Computerworld.NZ: Linux Will Be the Saviour of Unix Says Analyst (2002-08-31 07:00:41)
    "In the Unix market, the emergence of Linux will drive the operating systems market to consolidate to the three major variants--IBM AIX, Sun Solaris and HP-UX, says Gartner..."

  • LinuxOrbit: Break out Your Games Library: Running Windows Games with WineX 2.1 (2002-08-31 05:30:49)
    Linux Orbit takes a look at TransGaming Technologies' WineX and puts it through its paces with eight different Windows games.

  • LinuxPlanet: Koha: A Library Checks Out Open Source (2002-08-31 04:00:09)
    Library software is an expensive and rather restrictive proprietary environment. "You get what you pay (a lot) for" seems to be the industry model. But one rural Ohio library is using a free software application developed in rural New Zealand to shatter this model and develop their own library management system.

  • Kernel Cousin Wine #133 by Brian Vincent (2002-08-31 02:30:50)
    The latest message traffic for Wine development.

  • Mandrake Linux Community Newsletter -- Issue #57 (2002-08-31 01:00:26)
    This Week's Summary: 9.0 Beta 4 Has Been Released; 9.0 Commercial RPMs Ready for Testing; Marketing Survey Needs Your Input; Mandrake PPC Pre-loaded on Macs; The Latest MandrakeClub Activities; Mandrake in the News; Business Case of the Week; more.