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LynuxWorks raises bar on RTOS with LynxOS 4.0

Author: JT Smith Victor Domine sends us this press release: Building upon its expanding success with the most advanced and open embedded operating systems and tools solutions portfolio, LynuxWorks today announced the general availability of its next major revision to its popular LynxOS real time...
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White paper examines IP routers' growing data managment demands

Author: JT Smith Ted Kenney writes: "Core Internet bandwidth grows at triple the rate of CPU power, but the promise of high-value applications can only be realized by managing much more data traffic at the network's edge. This requires rapid evolution of the fundamental edge infrastructure device...
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GNU Fileutils Race condition security advisory

Author: JT Smith From Net-security.org: "Race condition in various utilities from fileutils GNU package may cause root user to delete the whole filesystem." Category: Security
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NetBSD on the desktop? Is there a point?

Author: JT Smith - By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols - For the basics of Wasabi Systems' NetBSD 1.5.2, you can see Russell Pavlicek's "A Linux guy looks at NetBSD." Today's question: whether NetBSD 1.5.2, as Wasabi claims in a press release, is an off-the-shelf, easy-to-use NetBSD desktop operating...
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EFF condemns copyright abuse in awsuit threat against Open Source gamer community

Author: JT Smith The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today chided media conglomerate Vivendi Universal Publishing for threatening gamers who created their own multiplayer gaming community. On behalf of its Blizzard Entertainment division, Vivendi sent a "cease and desist" letter to Internet...
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Locking up your rights with the DMCA

Author: JT Smith MSNBC has a Newsweek article questioning the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The article asks: "Can it be illegal to give people the tools to break into their own property? The U.S. government thinks so."
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Would you pay $5 to rescue Mandrake?

Author: JT Smith The Register distills Mandrake's request for more subscribers. "Claiming a short-term cash crunch, Linux distributor Mandrake is asking individual users to join a 'club' for $5 per month and up, and business users to join one for $2,500 per year and up."
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Tonight live on the Linux Show: Sputnik launches, and we're mad as hell about other issues

Author: JT Smith Jeff Gerhardt writes: Tuesday, March 12th, 2002 from the home of Wayne's World, Aurora IL Tonight LIVE onwww.thelinuxshow.com, at 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et, Kevin Hill, Jeff Gerhardt, PJ Hyett, Doc Searls (Linux Journal), Arne Flones and Russ Pavlicek have another great...
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Linux data hiding and recovery

Author: JT Smith From LinuxSecurity Contributors: "Just when you thought your data was removed forever, Anton Chuvakin shows us how to recover data and even how data can surruptitiously be hidden within space on the filesystem."http://www.linuxsecurity.com/feature_stories/data-...
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Benchmark of 58-node Linux Cluster

Author: JT Smith Frank writes, "This white paper from IBM (PDF) presents the results of the test conducted on a 58-node Cluster 1300 system, simultaneously running eight instances of e-Business Trade 2 benchmark tests on Redhat Linux. This all-IBM solution mounted in only three racks supported 800,...
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