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Tucows, the Canadian software download site, is pumping up its editoriaL content with the acquisition of Linux Weekly News. Terms were undisclosed. Tucows has been knocking around for years as a destination site for free and paid-for downloads. The advent of Linux, and all the various distros, suits its business down to the ground - right now, Tucows is probably the closest competitor to Freshmeat, the soon-to-be-VA Linux-owned download site. The company currently claims 100 million-plus page views impressions per month. Expect an IPO this year. ®

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