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First Midlands LUG meeting a success.
Posted By Ken Guest - 15:57, 29 March 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 15:57, 29 March 2002
The firt meeting of the Midlands LUG was a success and mentioned in the Longford Leader.
Mozilla 1.0 nears release
Posted By Adam Beecher - 15:41, 29 March 2002
CNET: The long-awaited open-source version of the Netscape Web browser has reached a major development milestone as it nears a first official release.
StarOffice 6.0 Released to MandrakeClub Members
Posted By Adam Beecher - 19:36, 28 March 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 19:36, 28 March 2002
MandrakeSoft today announced that the new version of the premier Office Suite for Linux, StarOffice 6.0, is immediately available as a download for Mandrake Linux Club Members.
Linux and Office: What a Concept
Posted By Adam Beecher - 19:31, 28 March 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 19:31, 28 March 2002
Wired News: A Window has just opened wide for Linux users. With Codeweaver's CrossOver Office, Linux users can install and use Microsoft Office on their PCs without the Windows operating system.
Merrill Lynch take Linux to the desktop, laptop, server...
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:34, 28 March 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 09:34, 28 March 2002
Merrill Lynch have announced plans to roll out Linux company-wide, not just on a departmental scope. This is significant because ML is a huge business which is now essentially trusting its very existence to Linux across the board.
Mandrake plea for help
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:20, 14 March 2002
Mandrake are in a tight-spot, financially speaking.
They are long-term viable and just need a bit of a helping hand to be able to survive long enough.
Flaw leaves Linux computers vulnerable
Posted By Adam Beecher - 11:50, 12 March 2002
CNET: A flaw in a software-compression library [zlib] used in all versions of Linux could leave the lion's share of systems based on the open-source operating system open to attack, said sources in the security community on Monday.
Linux hacker: What the future holds for Linux
Posted By Adam Beecher - 11:25, 11 March 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 11:25, 11 March 2002
ZDOZ: A Linux 'kernel hacker' gives his views on the GPL, 64-bit computing and why grandmothers should want to use Linux.
New ILUG Secretary
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 08:00, 8 March 2002
Edited by Adam Beecher - 08:00, 8 March 2002
Our Secretary, Noel, resigned on Tuesday for personal reasons. Under the Constitution we would normally be required to hold an EGM to elect a replacement, but in this instance the Committee have decided to invoke the second part of Article 7.2 (As an EGM would have been on Patrick's Weekend) and Co-Opt Ken Guest into the role.
Open Source Is on the Air
Posted By Adam Beecher - 13:47, 5 March 2002
Wired: Listen up, Linux lovers, they're playing your song. For the past month -- and for the next 500 days or so -- Free Radio Linux will transmit a computerized reading of the Linux operating system.
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 17:30, 4 March 2002
Edited by Proinnsias Breathnach - 17:30, 4 March 2002
As we near the ICT Expo and LinuxWorld, the committee
are looking for people willing to present talks and papers on relevant topics. Anyone with an axe to grind, or something to shout about, now's your chance
Longford & Roscommon LUG forming
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:45, 4 March 2002
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:45, 4 March 2002
Catherine Ansbro and others in Longford/Roscommon are interested in forming a LUG.
If you are interested, please email her at your earliest convenience.