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Barloworld builds on open source, Drupal

http://www.tectonic.co.za

South Africa technology company, Barloworld CVT Technologies, switches to open source software and Drupal content management system to roll out online presence.

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Linux for Newbies

http://www.pimpyourlinux.com

Are you interested in moving to Linux, but have no idea how the terminal works? Are you used to commands like “dir” in dos, but have no idea how to do them in Linux? Well, then this is the site for you. If you’ve just started University Computing Science, or if you’ve just started Linux on your job, this is a great guide to get you started with the basic commands.

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Torvalds doesn’t live in Indiana

http://blogs.zdnet.com

The trouble with the worker’s paradise idea is that it takes a dictator to make it happen - meaning that the happier the workers and useful idiots proclaim themselves, the worse off they are likely to actually be.

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Could Microsoft Be Going Open Source: Through Linux?

http://theeternaluniverse.blogspot.com

"Could it be that Microsoft is finally facing the reality that: the future is one of open source and if they act now, through deals, they can painlessly become a part of it?"

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The World Bank goes open-source

http://www.salon.com

"(The decision to open-source BuzzMonitor need not be taken as some kind of altruistic move by the bank. By using base code that is protected by the free software GNU General Public License, my understanding is that the bank was required to make any modifications or add-ons freely available.)"

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NASA tests Linux for spacecraft control

http://www.linuxdevices.com

"Linux was selected for a NASA experiment aimed at proving the feasibility of COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) hardware and software for scientific space missions."

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Linux movers and shakers seek common ground

http://www.linux-watch.com

"At the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit held at the Googleplex last week, Linux developers, IHVs (independent hardware vendors), and ISVs (independent software vendors) hashed out their differences in an attempt to find common ground."

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Green Linux to attack power consumption

http://www.vnunet.com

"The Linux Foundation has formed a Green Linux initiative to focus on reducing the open source operating system's power consumption."

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Paying for software you can’t use – is Microsoft really good for schools?

http://www.businessreviewonline.com

"It’s not the first time we’ve come across a case of Microsoft attempting to charge schools for software that they cannot use."

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Microsoft Prepares For General Public License Version 3: The End Of The Beginning For Windows?

http://software.seekingalpha.com

"Wednesday night’s Microsoft (MSFT) press release about open source software [OSS] began with one of the most loaded sentences in OSS history: “Today Microsoft Corp. and Linux desktop provider Linspire Inc. announced a broad interoperability, technical collaboration (sic) that also includes intellectual property [IP] assurances.”"

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Linux Stocks Are Riding the Open-Source Comeback

http://www.smartmoney.com

"Has Microsoft drunk the open-source Kool-Aid? Not exactly. It appears that Microsoft is doing whatever it can to protect its turf, even if it means sleeping with the enemy."

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Linux community getting its second wind

http://www.networkworld.com

"Linux is entering its second phase of growth, which will be defined by better cooperation among developers, new licensing options, and a stronger operating system, according to the leaders of the nonprofit Linux Foundation."

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Why Do People Write Free Documentation? Results of a Survey

http://www.onlamp.com

"So why do computer users take time away from their own lives and work to help people around the world whom they don't even know?"

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IBM SVP Steve Mills: Open Source Is Inevitable

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"Open source has been a great help to us, because it helps accelerate standards. You get significantly improved interoperability and portability. I think where people misunderstand this is that it's often not the money you make from the open source code; it's the money you make around it."

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Garnering support for non-proprietary software such as Linux and Firefox

http://dotancohen.com

I have often been called a fool for paying for software that everybody else pirates. Suddenly, I was neither paying for software nor stealing it. I felt relieved, literally. I was no longer a fool, and I had stood my moral ground. My data was accessible and safe. My whole computer was safe, for that matter, as months went by with neither virus nor operating system crash.

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