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IBM developer speaks on software patents

Author: JT Smith Hans Schou writes, "At the Linux Forum 2002 Dr. Karl-Heinz Strassemeyer from IBM in Böblingen, Germany, gave an interview to Ole Tange, SSLUG, on how IBM deals with software patents when IBM is developing Linux. In the Open Source community Dr. Karl-Heinz Strassemeyer is...
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RidgeRun enables broad, commercial embedded Linux

Author: JT Smith From Jamie Dillon: Driving open-source prevalence further into the mass commercial market, RidgeRun, Inc., announced today that it has created dynamic shared library support for developers who are creating a broad variety of applications for embedded devices. With the industry's...
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Roaring Penguin: stay legal: Use Free Software

Author: JT Smith From LinuxPR: CAAST, the Canadian Alliance against Software Theft, is promoting a truce for businesses and organizations with improperly-licensed proprietary software. Roaring Penguin Software Inc. would like to help you avoid costly software audits and potential fines, and help...
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Modwest named to 'Top 100 Modwest named to top 100 dynamic hosting providers list

Author: JT Smith Company recognized for powerful, affordable Linux managed hosting solutions. In Hostpulse.com's annual recognition of the top one hundred most dynamic hosting solution providers, Modwest was recognized for their powerful, affordable managed hosting solutions. The awards were...
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Linux on a floppy, an intro to mini Linux distributions

Author: JT Smith John Gowin writes, Linux Orbit has posted and introduction to single floppy Linux distribtuions. 'If you've purchased a Linux distribution off the shelf, then you know that Linux distributions come in all shapes and sizes. Lately, it seems that with each new distribution release...
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Crypto-Gram for March 15

Author: JT Smith LinuxSecurity Contributors: "In this issue SNMP vulnerabilities, "Responsible Disclosure" by the IETF, Terrorists, Cryptography and Export Laws, and info on Bernstein's Factoring Breakthrough." http://www.linuxsecurity.com/articles/cryptography _article-...
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Sunday 17 March: Install Fest thrown by GNU/Linux One graduates in Brooklyn USA

Author: JT Smith The Graduates of NYLXS' GNU/Linux One Class are proud to throw their first Install Fest. The Fest will start at noon Sunday, 17 March, 2002. No one knows when the Fest will end. The Fest will be on the second floor of 1600 East 17th Street Brooklyn USA which is three blocks from...
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Open Source flaw threatens MS code

Author: JT Smith ZDNet story: "A security flaw in open-source software used by Linux and Unix systems for compression may affect some Microsoft products that also use the code ... A flaw in the zlib software-compression library could leave much of the systems based on the open-source operating...
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Back Orifice for Unix flaw emerges from obscurity

Author: JT Smith From The Register: "A vulnerability involving an obscure UDP protocol might permits crackers to obtain remote control of Unix workstations, security experts have warned. Security firm ProCheckUp has issued an advisory warning that anonymous XDMCP connections allow remote attackers...
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Note-it Mozilla sidebar tab updated

Author: JT Smith From LinuxPR: LiveSidebar is proud to announce the new version of the Note-it, our Post-it style tab - an application for Mozilla's My Sidebar. As the traditional Post-it, the Note-it is intended at quick annotations but with an advantage, it is integrated with the browser. The...
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