Debian announced last week that the GNU Free Documentation License are considered free if they do not contain any invariant sections. This is good news for the LDP, as our documents can now be included into the Debian and Debian-based distributions. Note that this does not automatically mean that the entire LDP collection will be included. Authors who want their documents to be included in the Debian documentation should check their licenses.
We are happy to announce that Hans Bol has volunteered to take over the weekly news editing job from Y Giridhar Appaji Nag. Hans has been following the mailing-lists for quite some time and found editing our newsletter an ideal opportunity to help.
Omari Norman is willing to upgrade the DOS/Windows to Linux HOWTO. Alex Nordstrom had some advice. For instance that people first start to use free software that is available on both platforms. When people are more convenient with the software the jump into the Linux world is not that big.
Greg Ferguson let us know that the address has changed for the TLDP Author Profiles database. It now can be found at : http://avalonix.co.uk/tldp/
The following are the latest additions to our list of mirrors:
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