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The Future of Publishing with Linux Magazines

http://www.osweekly.com

Not too long ago, I subscribed to a Linux magazine for beginners called Tux. Fantastic magazine, but the last I heard they were "headed out," so to speak, due largely to a lack of funding. However, unlike bigger publishers, which include Linux Magazine, Tux was special because they were giving away the magazine in the PDF format.

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Newest FSF board member Hill discusses free software goals

http://www.linux.com

"I'm a bit of a rebel," Benjamin Mako Hill says, "with rather too many causes." Best known for his many roles in Debian, Hill is also a member of the Ubuntu Community Council, an advisor to One Laptop Per Child, a director of Software Freedom International, and the originator of several free software projects -- to say nothing of an active voice for the Free Culture Movement, and the occasional or

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Did ya know? It's Fair Use Day: July 11, 2007

http://arstechnica.com

July 11, 2007, will mark the third-annual global "Fair Use Day," but chances are this is the first you've heard of it. Started back in 2005, "Fair Use Day" (project website) was created by Eric Clifford to raise awareness of the shifting balance in copyright laws around the world.

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Save the internet before it's too late

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

If the FCC abandons Net Neutrality the major telcos are planning to set up toll-booths all along the information superhighway.

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Central Asia, Afghanistan discuss open source software

http://www.newdelhinews.net

Software developers, academics, development groups and decision makers from Central Asia and Afghanistan met in the Tajik capital Dushanbe to see how the Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS) could be of help to the region.

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Linus Torvalds Speaks: Have You Something To Ask?

http://efytimes.com

You have two days to get your questions to Torvalds via the email address in the article. Focus is the kernel and India's role in developing FLOSS

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ClueNet, an open-source community offering free shells and other linux-related services

http://cluenet.org

The Internet has always been a place for corroboration and communication, but most Internet communities have degraded substantially. There are large numbers of communities devoted exclusively to sexual talk, and others that focus on illegal activities such as attacking servers or piracy. Here and there, good communities spring up and foster information exchange as well as general chatting.

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Gobuntu, the 100% free Ubuntu, is... go

http://www.markshuttleworth.com

Thanks to Colin and Evan’s efforts we now have daily images of a freedom-focused flavour of Ubuntu, “Gobuntu”.

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FLOSS community in Second Life

http://www.markshuttleworth.com

Catharina Bethlehem wrote to tell me about her work on the Ubuntu community in Second Life. As you might expect, the free and open source meme is very much alive and well in SL. There is now a group looking to setup an island devoted to FLOSS that brings together members of the whole free software community

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The 10 roles in an open source community

http://useopensource.blogspot.com

A list of possible roles for people involved in the free software movement

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Can Linux Adoption Ever be Accurately Gauged?

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Determining usage and growth of Free software has always been a challenge. For over a decade, arguments have been held – sometimes flamewars – whose central point was the usage level of software that is freely distributed. While market share can be estimated based on sales numbers, Free software usually replaces existing software that is proprietary, i.e.

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Python Magazine Lives

http://m0j0.wordpress.com

I have a confession to make: For the past 6 weeks, I’ve been leading a secret double life. By day, I’m a mild mannered system/network/database admin in academia. I also write some PHP, Perl, and Python code. By night, however, I’m an author and editor. My latest project is bigger than most. In fact, it’s an entire magazine. Devoted to Python.

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Maybe it will be true if all proprietary vendors hold hands and wish it so

http://news.com.com

I stumbled across this article in the International Herald Tribune today and was shocked by how off such an otherwise reputable publication could be. The general tone of the article was that open source is struggling to grow. I'm not sure how 100 percent year-over-year growth for the prominent commercial open-source start-ups connotes "struggling," but....

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People Who Will Never Adopt Linux

http://penguinpetes.com

Like it or not, there are some people who will NEVER adopt Linux, no matter what. Such as...

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Common roadblocks to Linux adoption, Demystified

http://www.debiantutorials.org

"Certainly you've heard that running Linux is a whole lot safer, more reliable, robust, and secure than running Windows. Sure, this is true. You may have also heard that Linux is free. This is true, as well"

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