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First issue of Free Software Magazine available. The first issue of Free Software Magazine is now available. It contains a number of articles on a wide variety of free software topics, and a lead editorial from Richard Stallman. "Today the free software community is large. Our movement has had substantial success, and we hope to have more. But success for free software does not mean 'world domination', as boosters of the kernel, Linux, like to put it. Success for free software is world liberation!"
Revolution OS, the Movie. A new movie that chronicles the development of Linux is in print. " REVOLUTION OS features Linus Torvalds - the creator of Linux, and Richard Stallman - the ideological godfather of the movement, and contains interviews with high-tech luminaries like Bruce Perens, Eric Raymond, Brian Behlendorf, Michael Tiemann, Larry Augustin, Frank Hecker, and Rob Malda."
Embedded Linux 'Cool Devices' Quick Reference Guide. LinuxDevices.com has released a new version of the Embedded Linux 'Cool Devices' Quick Reference Guide.
No Starch Press announces game contest winners. No Starch Press has announced the winners of its SDL Game Development Contest. "Michael Speck won first place with 'LBreakout 2,' an Arkanoid-genre game. Andreas Roever came in second place with 'Tower Toppler,' a tower climbing game. And Bill Kendrick won third place with 'Vectoroids,' an incarnation of Asteroids."
LPI certification 101 exam prep (IBM developerWorks). IBM's developerWorks has two more LPI preparation tutorials available, Part 2: Basic administration, and Part 3: Intermediate administration. Registration is required.
Linux Expo/Linux World Paris. Linux Expo/Linux World Paris Will be held from January 28 through February 1, 2002 in Paris, France. (Thanks to Jeff Mesnil)
YAPC::America::North 2002 Location Decided (use Perl). Use Perl has posted an early announcement for the upcoming YAPC::America::North 2002 Perl conference in St. Louis, MO on June 26-28, 2002.
Also, a call for participation is available for YAPC::Europe::2002, to be held in Munich, Germany on September 18-20, 2002.
Latest GUADEC 3 news. There are 69 more days until the upcoming GUADEC 3 conference. The latest news on the conference includes travel info, venu photos, submission dates, and available tutorials.
The O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference. The web site for the ongoing O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference lists all of the latest developments from that event.
LinuxTag 2002 Call For Papers. The LinuxTag 2002 conference to be held June 6-9, 2002 in Germany, has issued a call for papers.
Two new Mozilla developer events. Mozilla.org has planned two developer events, the first is at FOSDEM in Brussels on February 16 and 17, 2002. The second is at Carnegie Mellon University on March 1 and 2, 2002.
Events: January 31 - March 28, 2002.
New website for Linux Applications. The BankHacker site features over 300 GNU/Linux applications with an emphasis on gaming, multimedia, and educational software. The original site is in Spanish, an English version has recently been added.
Section Editor: Forrest Cook.
January 31, 2002
Here are this week's Freshmeat software announcements. Freshmeat now offers the announcements sorted in two different ways: