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On RadioWallStreet.com: The Linux League Friday Edition

Author: JT Smith

Newly appointed Linux League Commissioner and weekly
RadioWallStreet.com contributor, Francis Gaskins, will host a panel of guests to review Linux trends, reports Business Wire.

Category:

  • Linux

Cracking for Napster

Author: JT Smith

Pro-Napster crackers have been defacing websites in an attempt to drum up support for the music-swapping service, reports the BBC News.

Transmeta IPO filing reveals company’s roadmap

Author: JT Smith

Techweb News reports Transmeta Corp.’s IPO filing Thursday offered glimpses into the company’s past and future, including a plan to
manufacture a 1-GHz chip by 2001.

Category:

  • Unix

IOC may let dot-coms cover games … in 2002

Author: JT Smith

The International Olympic Committee is mulling an Olympic milestone: giving dot-com sports journalists media credentials to cover the Winter Games in 2002, reports TheStandard.

Security expert available to discuss new virus strain

Author: JT Smith

Mike Rothman, former META group analyst and SHYM security expert can outline technical, cultural challenges of stopping these types of attacks, reports Business Wire.

Category:

  • Linux

The next piracy panic: software

Author: JT Smith

This article from TheStandard asks, if Napster prevails in appealing the court order effectively shutting it down, and the courts rule that online music swapping is legal, what’s to stop users from “sharing” other digital
property?

AudioCodes selects Jungo’s “GO-HotSwap” for Linux/Windows

Author: JT Smith

“Jungo’s “Go-HotSwap” OS Extension, which includes a powerful driver
development toolkit, enables hot-swap capabilities for CompactPCI
hardware on Linux operating system, and on any available system board, reports Linux Today.

Linux-Mandrake security update advisory

Author: JT Smith

Linux Today reports, there is a possible race condition in MandrakeUpdate that has the potential for users to tamper with
RPMs downloaded by MandrakeUpdate prior to them being installed.

Category:

  • Linux

Houston Web users sue SBC

Author: JT Smith

The Associated Press reports, a group of Houston-area Internet users is suing SBC Communications
Inc., and its subsidiaries, including Southwestern Bell, claiming the
telecommunications giant intentionally slows the speeds at which
customers can connect to the Internet.

Ex-Novell execs plan open-source NetWare

Author: JT Smith

InfoWorld.com reports, Timpanogas Research Group hopes to offer its NetWare-compatible OS to Novell customers in the second half of 2001, the company said in a statement.