The Year In Review: LinuxPlanet's Picks for the Best and Worst of 2001
2001: The Year That Was2001 is almost over, and there are plenty of ways to look at the past twelve months.
While some Linux companies stepped into profitability, others disappeared or had to release workers to stay afloat. Tragic world events shaped interactions among Linux enthusiasts. A new kernel (2.4) was released, and the road to yet another was begun with the opening of the 2.5 tree. The major distributions continued to improve, while others redefined themselves, or altogether vanished.
The staffers who contributed to this round-up are:
Michael Hall (mph): Michael is managing editor at LinuxPlanet as well as its sister site LinuxToday. He's been around Unix and Linux in one form or another for over ten years, and recently co-authored The Joy of Linux.
Brian Proffitt (bkp): Brian is the author of the weekly column "The StartX Files," and handles distribution, desktop application, and window manager reviews at LinuxPlanet. Brian's written a number of Linux-related books, and co-authored The Joy of Linux with Michael Hall.
Dennis E. Powell (dep): Dennis has been writing his popular and controversial ".comment" column for LinuxPlanet for over a year now, and also contributes occasional technical articles. Dennis is author of Practical KDE.
So with no further ado, the Year That Was...
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