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Gubuntu- Google and Linux

http://wetech.blogspot.com

"Gubuntu, Glinux or Ginux could all be worthy names if Google were to seriously consider entering the platform battle. A more united and professional Linux front headed by a behemoth such as Google could help Linux achieve a mainstream market."

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The Open Source CEO Interview Series

http://www.linuxtoday.com

Okay, this is interviews with a range of people. I've put the linux today link in because there are LOTS of them and I didn't want to submit them all separately!

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Schwartz Extends Olive Branch to Linux

http://www.serverwatch.com

"It all started last Tuesday, when yet another debate on the merits of applying the upcoming General Public License (GPL) version 3 to the Linux kernel was raised — again — on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML)."

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Open Source Software in Education

http://webapps.saugus.k12.ca.us

"I believe it's important to emphasize to all education technology people (or anyone else, for that matter) that they should not view open source simply as a cheap replacement for something else."

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The meme that open source does not innovate

http://blogs.zdnet.com

There seems to be a new meme out there among the proprietary set. Open source doesn’t innovate.

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Groklaw - The Truth about PJ... or Something

http://www.groklaw.net

"Well, I guess it had to happen. Anonymous has figured out the truth about PJ, I'm afraid. And he's determined to share it, so here you go. Feel free to embellish. Enjoy. [Updates interspersed]"

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Microsoft: We patch faster than Apple, Novell, Red Hat - LinuxWorld

http://www.linuxworld.com

Windows users were at risk for in-the-wild vulnerabilities fewer days on average last year than users of rival operating systems from Apple, Novell, Red Hat and Sun, a Microsoft executive claimed.

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Child abuse risks for $100 laptops?

http://blogs.cnet.com

"This news got me thinking about the potential child abuse risks inherent in the One Laptop Per Child initiative and other "$100 laptop" projects. These well-intentioned efforts plan to give computers to poor children throughout the world, to facilitate their education and fuel economic development."

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UK government launches open source CO2 calculator

http://www.businessreviewonline.com

"Back in March the UK’s Conservative Party vowed to encourage the adoption of open source adoption if elected at the next General Election.* Today the Labour Party did its bit by releasing the code behind its new carbon footprint calculator under the general public license."

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San Diego rolls out laptops with Linux

http://www.eschoolnews.com

" Looking for a cost-effective way to deliver portable computing to every student, the San Diego Unified School District is installing machines with desktop Linux and other open-source software. In turning to open source, San Diego joins a growing number of school systems aiming to extend computing resources affordably to more users."

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EFF: E-voting

http://www.eff.org

Many states are hastily implementing flawed electronic voting machines and related election procedures.

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Linux Foundation charts Linux's future

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Last week, more than 230 Linux leaders converged on Google's Mountain View, Calif. campus to discuss the most pressing issues for Linux, at the first-ever Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. Today, the Linux Foundation released a statement summarizing the event's main accomplishments, and declared the event a success.

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Linux in space

http://www.daniweb.com

According to a press release I have received from Wind River, a Device Software Optimisation (DSO) company, a Linux platform has been selected by Honeywell Aerospace for a space mission for the first time.

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More than half of all German companies use Open Source

http://www.heise.de

"German companies are world leaders in the use of Open Source software. In a survey of IT procurement officers from Germany, Great Britain, and the US/Canada, 59 percent of those in Germany said that they use OSS in their companies. The figures were far lower in Great Britain and the US/Canada at 48 and 38 percent, respectively."

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Bad, Bad Reasons Not to Buy Open-Source Software

http://www.eweek.com

When I first saw the list for the eWEEK slide show, Ten Reasons Not to Buy Open Source, I couldn't believe what I was reading. So here are my answers to these "reasons."

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