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Gentoo Weekly Newsletter -- January 16, 2006

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A number of important changes are featured in this week's Gentoo Weekly Newsletter, including new USE defaults, the shiny new features contained in the latest baselayout release, and project reports from the AMD64 and PPC teams. Plenty more reading material in the community, international and press clippings sections, new developers to welcome on board, and of course security announcements and the Bugzilla statistics.

Have fun reading this week's GWN!

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