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Eweek: New Industry Consortium Rallies Around Linux Standard Base

In its November 16, 2004 issue, Eweek reports on the debut of the Linux Core Consortium, with implementation of the LSB 2.0 serving as its common core.

Newsforge: Publication of “Building Applications with the Linux Standards Base”

The publication of “Building Applications with the Linux Standards Base” is announced by IBM Press on November 12th, 2004.
This publication will be “the authoritative hands-on guide for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and other Linux application and software developers on how to create, test and certify software to be LSB 2.0-compliant.”

Eweek: Linux Standard Base Takes on Industry Fragmentation

In the September 14, 2004 issue of Eweek, read why industry analysts believe LSB 2.0 can help prevent the fragmentation of Linux.

Computerworld: Version 2.0 of Linux Standard Base specs now available

On September 16, 2004, Computerworld outlines the major additions that have been made to the specifications of the newly released LSB 2.0.

CNET News.com: Linux standard gains big-name backers

The September 13, 2004 issue of CNET News.com summarizes the support garnered by the Free Standards Group for LSB 2.0.
“A number of software makers and well-known IT vendors have agreed to endorse the Free Standards Group’s latest Linux standard to help create common ground for companies building open-source technologies.”

Internetnews.com: Free Standards Group To Standardize Linux

The September 13, 2004 issue of Internetnews.com reports on the release of LSB 2.0.

CIO Today Magazine Covers LSB News

CIO Today covers the industry support behind the LSB.

LSB Certified: SUSE LINUX 9.1 from Novell

Novell announced that SUSE LINUX 9.1 has earned LSB Certification. Read Novell’s April 28, 2004 press release, as well as the full list of LSB Certified products.

Linux Journal: How to Build LSB Applications

Check out the May 2004 issue of Linux Journal and read the article “How to Build LSB Applications.” The article was authored by Stuart Anderson, lead developer of the LSB Written Specification, who writes:
Don’t leave your Linux software stuck on one distribution.

Express Computer: An Introduction to Linux Printing Systems

The March 22, 2004 issue of Express Computer India features this overview of Linux printing systems — from CUPS to LPRng. The OpenPrinting Workgroup of the Free Standards Group is also mentioned:
This workgroup, comprised of many industry experts, is defining APIs and standards that will bring Linux up to speed with its competitors.

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