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LinuxUser issue 10. LinuxUser has made issue 10 available in PDF format. Stories include DNS administration, Apache testbeds and Bruce Perens.

Moving to Linux (AboutLinux). Bill Henning provides this series of summaries as he moves his web publishing business to the Linux Desktop. "I am really getting used to the X cut/paste - just select some text, and click the middle button where you want it inserted. Much faster than MS style Copy/Paste; and seems to work great for Netscape & Gnome Terminal. Saves me time. As a matter of fact, I now tend to be annoyed at apps on Linux that don't support the standard X cut/paste methodology."

How Stuff Works: open source, Linux, and Linus. How Stuff Works is a site that helps answer general questions in relatively short but detailed ways. Questions have been posted there relating to open source, Linux, and Linus Torvalds. The first two are questions and the answers provided are actually fairly accurate and succinct. The last item is an editorial piece about Linus.

Tip Of The Week: Sum it up. LinuxLookup takes a look at the md5sum command, to get a checksum on a file.


FastTango Linux Clustering Technology Demo. Network Appliance will demonstrate its Network Appliance(TM) filers running Oracle9i Real Application Clusters (RAC) on FastTango Linux Clustering Technology at Oracle OpenWorld, Berlin, June 18 - June 21, 2001.

LSNet to Host Third Annual Linuxfest. LSNet, a local Internet Service Provider in Galax, Virginia, will host the third annual Linuxfest on July 14, 2001.

YAPC registration opens. YAPC (Yet Another Perl Conference) Europe registration is now open. YAPC runs August 2 - 4, 2001, in Hogeschool Holland Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Events: June 14 - August 9, 2001.
Date Event Location
June 14, 2001Linux@workBrussels
June 14, 2001Hot Springs Educational Technology Institute conference(Hot Springs High School)Hot Springs, Arkansas
June 14 - 15, 2001Yet Another Perl Conference(YAPC)Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
June 15, 2001Linux@workAmsterdam
June 16, 2001Australian Open Source Symposium(AOSS 3)(ANU)Canberra, Australia
June 20 - 21, 2001Linuxdays 2001St. Pölten, Austria
June 25 - 30, 2001USENIX Annual Technical ConferenceBoston, Massachusetts
June 25 - 27, 2001NCSA Linux users' and system administrators' conference(University of Illinois)Urbana, IL
June 29 - July 1, 2001Linux 2001 Developers'' ConferenceManchester, UK
July 2 - 5, 2001Debian One ConferenceBordeaux, France
July 3 - 5, 2001Enterprise Linux Institute ConferenceOlympia, London
July 4 - 9, 2001Libre Software MeetingBordeaux, France
July 4 - 5, 2001Linux Expo ExhibitionOlympia, London
July 5 - 8, 2001LinuxTag 2001 - Stuttgart,Germany
July 9 - 12, 2001Embedded Systems Conference(Navy Pier Festival Hall)Chicago, Ill.
July 9 - 13, 2001SAGE - AU 2001(Grosvenor Vista Hotel)South Australia
July 14 - 15, 2001LinuxCertified Linux System Administration BootCampCupertino, California
July 14, 2001LinuxfestGalax, Virginia
July 16 - 21, 2001The Open Group Quarterly ConferenceAustin, Texas
July 16 - 20, 2001The Open Group Real-time and Embedded Systems ForumAustin, Texas
July 16 - 21, 2001The IEEE PASC (POSIX) System Services Working Group meetingAustin, Texas
July 19 - 25, 2001Networking Event 2000(ne2000)Nuenen, the Netherlands, South
July 23 - 27, 2001O'Reilly Open Source Software ConventionSan Diego, California
July 23 - 27, 20011st annual PHP ConferenceSan Diego, CA
July 25 - 28, 2001The Ottawa Linux Symposium 
July 28 - 29, 2001Rocky Mountain Software Symposium 2001(RMSS 2001)(FourPoints Sheraton in Cherry Creek)Denver, Colorado
August 2 - 4, 2001Yet Another Perl Conference Europe 2001(YAPC)(Hogeschool Holland)Amsterdam, Netherlands

Additional events can be found in the LWN Event Calendar. Event submissions should be sent to lwn@lwn.net in a plain text format.

Web sites

NetLinOS Web Portal launched to foster development of Linux-based Network Appliances. The NetLinOS Web Portal, a central location in the Internet to consolidate the efforts and initiatives related to Linux-based network connectivity, has been released. The Web Portal is part of the NetLinOS initiative, created by Cyclades Corporation to foster the improvement and consolidation of network connectivity in Linux and the development of Linux-based network appliances.

User Group News

LinuxFund.org launches LUG outreach program. LinuxFund.org is currently launching a unique Linux User Group (LUG) outreach program in an attempt to provide some source of financial support for the LUGs.

ALUG 2001.4 (End Of The Academic Year!). The next ALUG meeting will be at the UEA Norwich venue as a guest of tsw.org.uk (the student web) on Sunday 17th June 2001 2:00pm - 6:00pm.

The Linux Users' Group of Davis and the UC Davis Computer Club hold another free 'Linux Installfest' workshop. The Installfest will be held at Z-World in Davis on June 17, 2001. The regular meeting on the 18th will include a presentation by Gabriel Rosa on '3D Programming Basics with OpenGL'.

Greater London Linux User Group. The next GLLUG meeting will be at the (FrameStore) CFC Preview Theatre, 19-23 Wells St., London W1, on 23/06/01 Starting at 1pm and ending at 6pm.

LUG Events: June 14 - June 28, 2001.
Date Event Location
June 14, 2001Boulder Linux Users Group(BLUG)(Nist Radio Building)Boulder, CO
June 14, 2001Phoenix Linux Users Group(PLUG)(Sequoia Charter School)Mesa, AZ.
June 14, 2001Hot Springs Educational Technology Institute conference(Hot Springs High School)Hot Springs, Arkansas
June 15, 2001Rock River LUG(RRLUG)(Rockford College)Rockford, Illinois
June 16, 2001SVLUG InstallfestSilicon Valley, CA
June 16, 2001North Texas Linux Users Group(NTLUG)(Nokia Centre)Irving, Texas
June 17, 2001Beachside LUGConway, South Carolina
June 17, 2001LUGOD / UC Davis Installfest(LUG of Davis)Davis, CA.
June 17, 2001Mesilla Valley Linux User Group(MVLUG)(Village Inn on El Paseo Rd.)Las Cruces, New Mexico
June 17, 2001Greater Lansing Linux Users Group(GLLUG)(Michigan Library Consortium)Lansing,Michigan
June 17, 2001ALUG 2001.4UEA Norwich
June 18, 2001Linux User Group of Davis(LUGOD)(Z-World)Davis, CA
June 18, 2001Haifa Linux Club(Technion CS dept. bldg.)Haifa, Israel
June 19, 2001Bay Area Linux User Group(BALUG)(Four Seas Restaurant, Chinatown)San Francisco, CA
June 19, 2001KCLUG InstallfestKansas City, MO.
June 19, 2001Linux Stammtisch(Bandersnatch Brew Pub)Tempe, AZ
June 19, 2001ESLUG: HyggemødeDenmark
June 20, 2001Central Iowa LUGWest Des Moines, IA
June 20, 2001Linux User Group in GroningenThe Netherlands
June 20, 2001Arizona State University LUG(ASULUG)Tempe, AZ
June 21, 2001St. Louis LUG(SLLUG)(St. Louis County Library, Indian Trails Branch)St. Louis, MO.
June 21, 2001Omaha Linux User Group(OLUG)Omaha, Nebraska
June 21, 2001Linux User Support Team, Taegu(LUST-T)Taegu, Korea
June 21, 2001South Mississippi LUG(SMLUG)(Barnes & Noble)Gulfport, Mississippi
June 21, 2001Gallup Linux Users Group(GalLUG)(Coyote Bookstore)Gallup, New Mexico
June 21, 2001Omaha Linux User Group(OLUG)Omaha, NE, USA.
June 21, 2001SSLUG: Installations arrangementDenmark
June 23, 2001Consortium of All Bay Area Linux(CABAL)Menlo Park, CA
June 23, 2001Greater London Linux User Group(GLLUG)London, England.
June 23, 2001Eugene Unix and GNU/Linux User Group(EUGLUG)Eugene, Oregon
June 23, 2001Linux Demo DayEugene, OR, USA.
June 26, 2001Hazelwood Linux User Group(HLUG)(Prairie Commons Branch Library)Hazelwood, Missouri
June 27, 2001Linux User Group in AssenNetherlands
June 27, 2001Central Ohio LUG(COLUG)Columbus, Ohio

Additional events can be found in the LWN Event Calendar. Event submissions should be sent to lwn@lwn.net in a plain text format.

June 14, 2001



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