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Desktop Summit: Copyright assignments [LWN.net]

http://lwn.net

Michael Meeks, Bradley Kuhn and Mark Shuttleworth discussed copyright assignment agreements and copyright licensing agreements at the Desktop Summit in Berlin. GNOME Foundation executive director Karen Sandler moderated the short but revealing discussion. Be sure to also read the insightful comments to the article.

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Happy 11th Birthday, Firebird!

http://www.firebirdnews.org

I have updated last year message (+1) from Philippe Makowski, President, Firebird Foundation

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Deskolo project: modeling power consumption

http://www.wallix.org

One part of the Deskolo project is to estimate the electricity consumption by considering only activity indicators of a computer. The solution proposed by CEA-LIST consists in using some Machine Learning techniques which are able to construct a predictive model from a dataset of examples.

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Effortless File Sharing Across Platforms with FreeNAS

http://olex.openlogic.com

One of the most important tasks an administrator has is to set up and maintain storage resources and let users share files across the network. FreeNAS, a NAS server based on FreeBSD, makes implementing NAS simple. With FreeNAS, you can share files among the Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and Unix machines on your network.

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Successful use of DDE in ArchHurd

http://www.archhurd.org

We are happy to announce that DDE has been successfully packaged for Arch Hurd! This means that we now have the ability to compile drivers from Linux 2.6 for the Hurd.
If you want to run DDE now for your network card, the wiki should help - feel free to update it!

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How much GNU is there in GNU/Linux (Ubuntu)?

http://pedrocr.net

After building the infrastructure to analyse the code in an Ubuntu release I decided to satisfy a simple curiosity and figure out how much GNU software is actually part of a modern distribution.

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The Architecture of Open Source Applications

http://www.aosabook.org

In new free book the authors of twenty-five open source applications explain how their software is structured, and why. What are each program's major components? How do they interact? And what did their builders learn during their development? In answering these questions, the contributors to this book provide unique insights into how they think.

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Work on a free software GPRS/EDGE stack!

http://www.fsf.org

GPRS is a technology used by mobile phones to transmit data. If you have internet access on your cellphone, it's likely that you are using GPRS. A project called OsmocomBB is underway to develop software that could be used in free mobile devices. Progress has been good, with regular telephone calls and text messages already working, but data connections are still not supported.

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DebConf "Newbies"/Non-Regulars Funding Initiative

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The Debian Project again supports "newbie" and non-regular (last attended in 2007 in Scotland or before) Debian Developers or Maintainers to join the annual Debian Conference (DebConf) with a special travel fund. Mail to the DebConf Newbies Team before June 18. DebConf11 will take place in Banja Luka, in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina from Sunday 24 to Saturday 30 July, 2011.

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GNU SIP Witch 1.0 released for peer-to-peer next gen VoIP

http://ubuntuwicohan.blogspot.com

We are distributing today a 1.0 release of the GNU SIP protocol provisioning and peer-to-peer call server, GNU SIP Witch. GNU SIP Witch is developed within GNU Telephony and has been selected for use in the GNU Free Call project. This will provide a stable release that we will support for existing applications while we actively develop GNU Free Call services.

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Avoid the pitfalls of the JavaScript Trap on Gmail

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Today we're launching the first in a series of features on how to use common websites without using proprietary JavaScript. You may not be aware of the dangers of JavaScript -- a problem we've deemed The JavaScript Trap -- proprietary software running on your computer, inside your web browser. The focus of our first feature is Google's Gmail service.

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Linux and the storage ecosystem

http://www.ibm.com

Linux is the Swiss Army knife of file systems, and it also offers a wide variety of storage technologies for both desktops and servers. Beyond the file system, Linux incorporates world-class NAS and SAN technologies, data protection, storage management, support for clouds, and solid-state storage. Learn more about the Linux storage ecosystem and why it's number one in server market share.

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GNU Compiler Collection 4.6.0 Released

http://gcc.gnu.org

GCC 4.6 brings support for the new Go programming language, improved experimental support for the C++0x standard, support for Android Bionic C library, support fot ARM Cortex-M4, basic support for the Cortex-A15, Intel Core 2 and Core i7 optimizations, support for AMD Bobcat CPUs and more.

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How to Access Your MySQL Server Remotely Over SSH

http://theopenhelp.com

So you’ve got MySQL on your web server, but it’s only opened to local ports by default for security reasons. If you want to access your database from a client tool like the MySQL Query Browser, normally you’d have to open up access from your local IP address… but that’s not nearly as secure

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Eben Moglen Explains the FreedomBox on CBS News

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

This past weekend CBS News aired a segment on the FreedomBox featuring an interview with Eben Moglen. The piece covers the general outline and some of the difficulties facing the freedom-focused project that has picked up national attention and raised $80,000 in less than 20 days. Video is available either to watch (flash) or to download directly.

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