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LinuxUser issue 6. The latest articles from LinuxUser are now available in PDF format. The cover feature is "Linux goes to Hollywood."
Linuxloopup.com Tip of the Week. Making really big files... without making really big files using dd.
Jeff Waugh's Linux.conf.au diary. Linux.conf.au organizer Jeff Waugh has put up an event diary describing the preparations for the conference, which is happening this week.
London XML DevCon 2001 Conference to Focus on Global eBusiness and Enterprise XML. XML DevCon Europe Spring 2001, presented February 21-23, 2001 will offer workshops, panel discussions and classes about Web Services, programming XML applications, and global eBusiness initiatives (ebXML and UDDI).
German Perl Workshop. The 3rd non-profit German Perl Workshop is open for registration. The workshop runs February 28 - March 2, 2001 in Sankt Augustin, Germany. Early bird registration continues until January 31.
LinuxForum 2001. LinuxForum 2001 will be held on March 3, 2001, in Copenhagen, Denmark. This year's presentations include Matthias Ettrich (KDE+TrollTech): Components - Universal Interoperability; Dirk Hohndel (SuSE+XFree86): XFree86 - about People and Technology; Wichert Akkerman (Debian): Debian - what's this then?; as well as Danish speakers on many exciting topics.
Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco. CMP Media announced the conference program for the Embedded Systems Conference San Francisco. The twelfth annual Embedded Systems Conference, running from April 9 - 13, 2001 at San Francisco's Moscone Center, provides a total of 171 classes, and 15-full day tutorials, including 95 entirely new sessions.
Libre Software Meeting. The second annual Libre Software Meeting will take place near Bordeaux, France from July 4 to July 9, 2001.
O'Reilly Open Source Software Convention. O'Reilly & Associates announced a call for papers for the 3rd annual Open Source Convention. The Open Source Convention is a five-day event designed for programmers, developers, and technical staff involved in Open Source technology and its applications. The convention will be held at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, San Diego, California, July 23-27, 2001.
User Group News
Lane Community College Open Source Computer Group. The LCC-OSCG recently announced its existance. They would like to create an open source community at LCC, help students integrate open source tools and philosophy into their education, and connect students with the larger open source community.
LUGOD Installfest. The Linux Users' Group of Davis and the UC Davis Computer Club will be holding a Linux Installfest on Sunday, January 21st, from 10:00am - 6:00pm.
LUG Events: January 18 - February 1, 2001.
January 18, 2001
Here are this week's Freshmeat software announcements. Freshmeat now offers the announcements sorted in two different ways: