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LPI-News for March, 2002. The March, 2002 LPI-News covers the latest Linux Professional Institute happenings. Topics include the new LPI board, CeBit coverage, LPI-Europe, test taking tips, and more.
Linux Gazette #77. The Linux Gazette #77, for April 2002, is now available. Articles include: 'Working with Micro-Distributions, or Linux in Your Pocket', by Larry "Dirt Road" Kollar; 'Writing Your Own Toy OS (Part I)', by Krishnakumar R.; 'Network Security with /proc/sys/net/ipv4', by David Lechnyr; and more.
Community-based Recording Studios. Studio For Recording, Inc has announced the creation of a Repository Collection at the University of North Carolina's Ibiblio.org site. "This is an Open Source Project dedicated to broadening the base of Public Domain works. The organization fulfills its mission by providing a model for creating community-based recording studios that provide FREE recording services for members of the community. In return, participants agree to place their works in the Public Domain." (Thanks to Tom Poe.)
2nd Linux Accessibility Conference (Gnotices). The Gnotices site mentions that the notes from the 2nd Linux Accessibility Conference concerning various GNOME utilities are now available online.
IBM Combines Conferences. IBM announced they will combine several of their most successful conferences into one large bash. WebSphere, Lotus DevCon and Solutions have been combined into developerWorks Live, May 7 - May 10, 2002 in San Francisco. Earlybird conference prices are available until April 15th.
Upcoming Parrot Talks (use Perl). Use Perl has announced a talk on the Perl Parrot compiler in Manhattan on April 8, 2002.
JavaOne 2002: Notes from the show floor (IBM developerWorks). IBM's developerWorks site has several articles that cover various aspects of the recent JavaOne 2002 conference.
O'Reilly coverage of JavaOne 2002. O'Reilly has also posted coverage of the JavaOne 2002 conference.
Events: April 4 - May 30, 2002.
Linux Gazette FAQs have moved. The FAQ pages from the Linux Gazette have been moved to new locations.
Digital Photography and Linux. Antonio Piccolboni has updated his Digital Photography and Linux page, which contains lots of useful information on cameras, software, and printing.
KDE Dot News: We're Back In Business. KDE.News reports that it is back on the net, after some unplanned down time.
Linux User Group Survey. Paul Dholakia from Rice University is conducting a survey of Linux user groups and mailing lists in order to study the sociological issues behind such groups.
Win a $1000 O'Reilly Bookshelf from ActiveState (use Perl). According to Use Perl, ActiveState is holding a survey of open source programmers, O'Reilly books are being offered as prizes.
Section Editor: Forrest Cook.
April 4, 2002
Here are this week's Freshmeat software announcements. Freshmeat now offers the announcements sorted in two different ways: