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Caldera joins Linux-on-Itanium race

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxtoday.com: Caldera on Friday posted an early version of its OpenLinux product designed for the Itanium chip.

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  • Linux

Caldera ships developer preview of Linux

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxpr.com: This developer’s preview enables early software development with a beta version of the new Linux 2.4 kernel, Sun Microsystems’ Java, HotSpot technology and glibc 2.1.91.

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  • Open Source

Freenet’s Ian Clarke heads to California

Author: JT Smith

The Standard writes: “The man who calls copyright law ‘unenforceable’ is bringing a powerful file-sharing application across the pond.”

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  • Linux

Netscape has serious security hole

Author: JT Smith

From Linuxtoday.com: A serious vulnerability has been found in a version of Netscape Navigator and Netscape Communicator Java interpreter that allows Web-based programs to access virtually any file.

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  • Linux

Napster gone corporate?

Author: JT Smith

From Wideopen.com: Intel will attempt to prove it can get down with the baddest Net players when it announces a plan to ignite development of more peer-to-peer networking for businesses and consumers.

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  • Open Source

Stallman Begs to Differ with Troll Tech’s Allison

Author: JT Smith

Richard Stallman rebuts Warwick Allison in a BeOpen.com letter to the editor.

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  • Linux

NetBSD Security Advisory: Netscape 4.73

Author: JT Smith

The buffer overrun in Netscape’s JPEG parser has been fixed in 4.74; here is the
NetBSD Security Advisory.

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  • Linux

Dr. Dobb’s Python-URL

Author: JT Smith

A new edition of
Dr. Dobb’s Python-URL
is now up, with news and links in the world of Python.

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  • Linux

PKI still mired in pilot mode

Author: JT Smith

from ZDNet’s eWeek. Quote from story: PKI (public-key infrastructure) two years ago held the title of most
promising security technology. But in the battle to become a staple of
IT security, PKI has fallen behind intrusion detection, anti-virus
software and e-mail filtering and is in danger of becoming “forever
pilotware,” said Chris King, an analyst at Greenwich Technology
Partners Inc., in Stamford, Conn.

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  • Linux

EBIZ Enterprises and LinuxMall Finalize Merger

Author: JT Smith

Brief LinuxToday story. Full press release text.

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  • Open Source