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This GNU Hackers Meeting took place on Saturday 24 July and Sunday 25 July. We organised a hacking space on Monday 26 July and Tuesday 27 July and encouraged people to stay for the extra days. The main GUADEC conference was on Wednesday 28 - Friday 30. This meeting featured a workshop on GNUnet, free secure networking and decentralised applications.
The NEW PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the July 2010 issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine. In the July 2010 issue: Xfce 4.6.2: Xfce Settings Manager, Part 2, KDE 4: Reclaim Your Background - The Widget Dashboard, and Alternate OS: Haiku, Part 1.
"The 11th Libre Software Meeting (aka. RMLL) began this Tuesday, July 6th, in Bordeaux, France. A small group of GNU hackers will be present and a GNU developers room will be available for discussions and lightning talks..."
The organizing team of Akademy 2010 is looking for sponsors to help make the annual world summit of the KDE community a success. Akademy 2010 will take place in Tampere, Finland from July 3rd to July 10th and is organized by KDE e.V. and COSS, the Finnish Centre for Open Source Solutions.
Last we heard form Openmoko, it was packing and shipping the open-source FreeRunner for an early July release. So, here we are in early July and wouldn't you know it, the FreeRunner will be available for order starting Friday, July 4 with shipping to begin on Monday, July 7. As for details, we got 'em.
The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue #51 for the week July 29th - August 4th, 2007 is now available. In this issue we cover job opportunities at Canonical, potential system issues caused by Automatix, the upcoming fourth alpha release of Gutsy Gibbon, coverage of the US LoCo Teams Project and meetup, and much much more.
"Registration is now open for DebConf10. The dates of the conference are August 1-7, 2010, with arrivals at our group lodging permitted as of 3 PM on July 31 and departures required by 11 AM on August 8. The conference is preceded by DebCamp from July 25-31 including the arrival day..."
Back in July of 2008 we learned of GNOME 3.0 as plans were laid out during the GUADEC '08 conference to make the GNOME 2.30 release their "3.0" version in March of 2010. However, it looks like GNOME 3.0 may not hit in H1'2010 but rather September of next year.