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AGNULA Talk (Karlsruhe, Germany, 29 April-2 May 2004)
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sat Apr 10th, 2004 at 13:33:15 GMT
The GNU/Linux Audio Distribution project (AGNULA) will be present at the second Linux Audio Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany, 29 April-2 May 2004. Andrea Glorioso, former AGNULA technical manager, will provide a brief history of the project, a bird's eye view on the current situation, and the plans for the future. Details from the Conference website.

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Major distributions issue joint statement on GNU/Linux security
By brian, Section News
Posted on Thu Apr 8th, 2004 at 10:45:39 GMT
Debian, Mandrakesoft, Red Hat and SUSE have issued a joint response to a report by Forrester Research on the relative risk of vulnerabilities in different operating systems. The response points out a number of flaws in the original report, including the failure to properly take into account the severity of vulnerabilities and inappropriate choices of statistics. The statement is available from Debian.org.

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EU Boosts Microsoft Monopoly? --- FFII Analysis
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sun Apr 4th, 2004 at 11:04:58 GMT
[From FFII] The European Commission's competition procedings against Microsoft have led to a verdict which gives a big boost to Microsoft's monopoly position in the OS market and helps Microsoft expand this position to other markets. While the Commission may have earned substantial revenues for itself by imposing a one-time fine of 1% of Microsoft's liquid cash reserves, the smallprint of the verdict gives Microsoft green light to kill its main competitors in the operating systems market. Full details and analysis from FFII.org.

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New HDL design system released as free software
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sun Apr 4th, 2004 at 11:03:15 GMT
A new commerical digital logic design language, "Confluence", has been released as free software by electronic design company Launchbird Systems. The language is based on modern functional programming, and is cleaner and more expressive than Verilog and VHDL. Details from Launchbird Design Systems.

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GNU Friends server downtime
By brian, Section News
Posted on Sun Apr 4th, 2004 at 11:03:03 GMT
The GNU Friends website was down this week due to migration to a new server.

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