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GPLed software development kit for SM2496 Visor Module released

Author: JT Smith Brian Lane writes: "First a disclaimer, I am lead programmer for Shine Micro, maker of the SM2496 Handspring Visor DSP module. So what I say may all be an undisguised marketing ploy (it is!)" Last Friday I released v1.11 of the SM2496 Software Development Kit under the GPL v2.0...
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Mozilla 0.9.9 released

Author: JT Smith Andrew Stegmaier writes, "Mozilla 0.9.9 was released today. New features include SOAP support, a new 'Page Info' dialogue, TrueType fonts under most Unixes, and new a way to disable unrequested pop-up windows. According to the development roadmap, this is the last planned release...
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Linux Security Week for March 11, 2002

Author: JT Smith LinuxSecurity Contributors writes: This week, perhaps the most interesting articles include "Snort-Setup for Statistics HOWTO," "Ad Zapping With Squid," "Modular Authentication for Linux," and "Implementing a Bridging Firewall."http://www.linuxsecurity.com/...
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Why the UN should push linux

Author: JT Smith NewsFactor Network writes "Imagine what would happen if the United Nations supported development of Linux, both in industrialized nations and in the developing world. Linux would benefit by bringing more developers to the table and by becoming the backbone of developing economies....
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Free Software Foundation sees GNU loose of Linux

Author: JT Smith From PC World: "A production version of the free GNU operating system is likely to be available by the end of this year, according to the president of the Boston-based Free Software Foundation (FSF). "We actually have the GNU kernel working, and we can now produce the GNU...
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New Dutch BSD site

Author: JT Smith sPiNe writes "A while ago BSDFreaks.nl was created to help newbies and assist freaks with all their BSD related problems. This portal site for BSD users is in dutch and contains news items, howtos, links and reviews. With its own irc channel and board it could become a huge...
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Mozilla 0.9.9 browser-suite milestone released

Author: JT Smith Mozilla 0.9.9 is out. MozillaQuest Magazinereports: "AOL-Netscape's Mozilla Organization released the Milestone 0.9.9 edition of its Mozilla browser suite today -- ten days behind schedule.... Mozilla 0.9.9 is the last planned milestone before the scheduled April 2002 Mozilla 1.0...
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Porting Solaris applications to Linux

Author: JT Smith Dejected @Work writes "For anyone thinking that porting from Solaris to Linux is easy just because they're both based on Unix, think again. IBMs eServer Developer Domain released this porting guide designed to assist in porting a Solaris application to Linux. It highlights some...
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JGraph v1.0 released

Author: JT Smith Gaudenz Alder writes: "JGraph 1.0 is now available with full documentation. With this final release, the open-source component offers a 100 % stable, fully standards-compliant API to display and edit graphs (networks). JGraph is already known for its outstanding quality and...
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AOL in deal with Red Hat to use Linux

Author: JT Smith Yahoo: "AOL Time Warner has hired software firm Red Hat Inc to convert some of its computer systems to the open-source Linux operating system, according to sources close to talks between the two companies." This story doesn't mention that the Red Hat/AOL talks were first reported...
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