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Linux 2.4 stateful firewall design tutorial (IBM developerWorks). This tutorial shows you how to use netfilter to set up a powerful Linux stateful firewall.

Core dump files and what to do about them (Linuxnewbie.org). Ever wondered what with those large files named 'core' that appear in your directory? Linuxnewbie.org has the answers.

News in brief from IBM's Linux Technology Center . Here's the biweekly news in brief from the Linux Technology Center -- where all the Linux-related technologies happening inside IBM are tracked.

Tip of the Week: Code Cleanup with indent. LinuxLookup cleans up some ugly code with indent. "indent is another of those commands with a mile long set of options, so you really need to read the man page and experiment to see how it all works. But with the right set of options you can do things like fix indenting, standardize brace usage, comment formatting, line length, and much more."


Is Open Source Software THREATENING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?. Two of the Linux@work series of events will hold an open panel exploring the topic. Join panelists Jon 'maddog' Hall and representatives from Borland, Compaq, Intel,Quadratec, SGI, SuSE and Xybernaut at Linux@work Paris, June 13 and Linux@work Brussels, June 14, 2001.

XML Information Days. LogOn Technology Transfer GmbH is organizing XML Information Days in cities throughout Europe during September and October 2001.

Events: May 17 - July 12, 2001.
Date Event Location
May 17 - 18, 2001Linux ExpoShanghai, China
May 17, 2001Linux@workMilan
May 17, 2001Spring 2001 Enterprise Linux Implementation ConferenceSan Jose, CA
May 17, 2001The 2001 Applied Computing ConferenceSanta Clara, CA
May 18 - 19, 20012nd Magdeburger LinuxtagMagdeburg, Germany
May 18, 2001IST programme actions on free / open source software developmentBrussels
May 19 - 20, 2001LinuxCertified.com Linux FundamentalsCupertino, California
May 20 - 23, 2001eXtreme Programming(XP2001)Sardinia, Italy
May 22 - 23, 2001Linux 2001 congressEde, the Netherlands
May 24 - 26, 2001LinuxWorldKorea
May 24, 2001MontaVista seminar(Santa Clara Hilton)Santa Clara, Calif.
May 29 - 31, 2001II Forum Internacional do Software LivreBrazil
May 31, 2001The Unix Users Group the Netherlands Spring Conference(De Reehorst)Ede, the Netherlands
May 31, 2001MontaVista seminar(Irvine Hilton)Irvine, Calif.
June 5, 2001MontaVista seminarChicago.
June 6 - 7, 2001Linux ExpoMilan, Italy
June 7 - 8, 2001Second European Tcl/Tk User MeetingGermany
June 7, 2001MontaVista seminarToronto.
June 11 - 14, 2001Hot Springs Educational Technology Institute conference(Hot Springs High School)Hot Springs, Arkansas
June 13, 2001Linux@workParis
June 14, 2001Linux@workBrussels
June 15, 2001Linux@workAmsterdam
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 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

User Group News

LUG Events: May 17 - May 31, 2001.
Date Event Location
May 17, 2001St. Louis LUG(SLLUG)(St. Louis County Library, Indian Trails Branch)St. Louis, MO.
May 17, 2001Omaha LUG(OLUG)Omaha, Nebraska
May 17, 2001South Mississippi LUG(SMLUG)(Barnes & Noble)Gulfport, Mississippi
May 17, 2001SSLUG: Kerneprogrammering for begyndereDenmark
May 17, 2001FLUG: FLUG foredragDenmark
May 18, 2001Rock River LUG(RRLUG)(Rockford College)Rockford, Illinois
May 19, 2001SVLUG InstallfestSilicon Valley, CA
May 19, 2001North Texas Linux Users Group(NTLUG)(Nokia Centre)Irving, Texas
May 19, 2001Eugene Unix and GNU/Linux User Group(EUGLUG)Eugene, Oregon
May 20, 2001Beachside LUGConway, South Carolina
May 20, 2001LUGOD / UC Davis Installfest(LUG of Davis)Davis, CA.
May 21, 2001Haifa Linux Club(Technion CS dept. bldg.)Haifa, Israel
May 22, 2001Hazelwood LUG(Prairie Commons Branch Library)Hazelwood, Missouri
May 23, 2001Linux User Group in AssenNetherlands
May 23, 2001The Nashua Chapter of the Greater New Hampshire LUG(GNHLUG)(Martha's Exchange)Nashua, NH.
May 25 - 27, 2001LUG-Camps 2001Nördlinger Ries
May 26, 2001Consortium of All Bay Area Linux(CABAL)Menlo Park, CA
May 26, 2001Central Ohio LUG(COLUG)Columbus, Ohio
May 29, 2001Phoenix Linux Users Group(PLUG)(Glendale Community College)Glendale, AZ
May 31, 2001Bergen Linux User Group(BLUG)Bergen, Norway
May 31, 2001The Unix Users Group the Netherlands Spring Conference(De Reehorst)Ede, the Netherlands

May 17, 2001



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