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Open Projects Net IRC needs help. Open Projects Net IRC provides an interactive home to a number of community projects, including Debian GNU/Linux. the Enlightenment window manager project and many others. Now, however, Open Projects Net IRC is in serious trouble. They are looking for sponsors to provide well-connected hosts on which to run leaf servers and hidden hubs.
IBM LTC enterprise test paper published. The IBM LTC Test team, part of the Linux Test Project, has published a paper (PDF format) titled "Linux Technology Center Testing" which summarizes the results from the enterprise testing they have done. (Thanks to Steve Fox)
Linux Gazette #78. The May, 2002 publication of Linux Gazette is now available.
LPI certification 102 prep, Part 1. IBM begins a series of tutorials designed to prepare people for the Linux Professional Institute's 102 exam. In part 1 you will learn how to compile programs from source, how to manage shared libraries, and how to use the Red Hat and Debian package management systems. (Registration required)
Linux Professional Institute delivers over 10,000 tests. Here's a press release from LPI announcing that their 10,000th test has been administered.
Porting MFC applications to Linux. Here's an IBM tutorial on porting Windows applications to Linux. Markus Neifer shows you how to port MFC using wxWindows, giving a user's guide to this open source GUI toolkit and providing a complete, step-by-step porting example.
Open Source Business Models. Bruce Perens will speak on Open Source Business Models on May 13, 2002 at the Canadian Film Centre in Toronto.
YAPC::NA. The submission deadline for YAPC (Yet Another Perl Conference), North America, ended on midnight May 1, 2002. The conference will be held in Saint Louis June 26 - 28, 2002.
Lindows.com: Event Advisory; Debian Conference Slated for July 2002. Here is a press release for the 2nd Annual Debian Conference (Debconf2), scheduled to take place July 5 - 7, 2002 at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
V Congreso Hispalinux. The fifth Congreso Hispalinux annual conference will be held October 11 - 13, 2002 in San Sebastian-Donostia, Spain.
Events: May 2 - June 27, 2002.
Section Editor: Rebecca Sobol.
May 2, 2002
Here are this week's Freshmeat software announcements. Freshmeat now offers the announcements sorted in two different ways: