The Father of ASCII dies A tribute to Bob Bremer, one of the greats of the computer industry.
The Making of BSD Hacks describes one way to do open source revision control and document creation for book publishing.
relink, a package management tool.
Optimization complexities explored.
Thin GNU/Linux clients find application in libraries.
ACM Queue magazine focuses on open source.
Setting up encrypted partitions under Linux and dm-crypt.
How to talk to Microsoft about Linux
Embedded Processor and System-on-Chip Quick Reference Guide
News in General
Sun's Looking Glass
Sun have announced that they are releasing Project Looking Glass, their 3D desktop, under the GPL. This follows the release of JDIC (JDesktop Integration Components) under the LGPL. JDIC allows Java developers to write desktop software, including viewer components, screen savers, and panel applets.
Real have anounced that they are adding the GPL as a licencing option for Helix Player, making it fully open source.
Skolelinux is a distro from Norway aimed to be a counterweight to the dominance of closed-source software in education and government.
OSNews review of the Cobind distribution. This is a Fedora-derived distribution aimed at newcomers to the GNU/Linux scene.
It has been reported that the AMD 64 port of Debian is now ready for inclusion in unstable. (courtesy DWN)
O'Reilly has announced the publication of Snort 2.1 Intrusion Detection, Second Edition. This book provides a guide to the use of Snort, and in particular details the new features introduced in version 2.1. A CD-ROM is included containing Snort 2.1 and related utilities.
The Mozilla Foundation has announced the release of new versions of:
OpenOffice.org has announced the availability of the new 1.1.2 version of the open source office suite, codenamed Hakone.