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Open source adoption 'anomaly' in Philippines

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Like several economies in the region, open source adoption in the Philippines is gradually expanding as organizations to seek alternatives to expensive proprietary software. But, unlike some markets, early adopters in the country come from the private sector.

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Torvalds and Shuttleworth to speak at LinuxCon 2009

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The inaugural LinuxCon organized by the Linux Foundation is set to become the biggest Linux gathering of 2009. Scheduled for next month, September 21-23, in Portland, Oregon, the event will draw some of the best and the brightest that the Linux community has to offer. No less than Linus Torvalds and Mark Shuttleworth among other industry experts will speak at LinuxCon.

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Red Hat Announces Finalists in Third Annual Innovation Awards

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Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the award-winning finalists in its third annual Red Hat and JBoss Innovation Awards.

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Chip Maker VIA joins the Linux Foundation

http://www.h-online.com

VIA Technologies, maker of chip-sets, graphics chips and other components, has joined the Linux Foundation. Richard Brown, VP of marketing at VIA Technologies Inc, said in the announcement "VIA shares the Linux Foundation’s goal of fostering the growth of the Linux ecosystem".

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Ohio Linux Fest [September 25-26] Back to the Future of Linux -- Celebrating 40 Years of Unix!

http://www.ohiolinux.org

Don't miss your last chance to register for Ohio Linux Fest! A mere two weeks away on September 25-26, it's coming faster than a Free Software freight train! Registration has been lighter than past years please forward this release to friends in the Ohio and surrounding areas.

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Diaspora about to hit $100,000 in donations

http://news.cnet.com

Perhaps the most damning critique of Facebook's recent controversial moves has been that a group of programmers have been raising money to create an alternative--and people are donating.

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Will an open-source alternative to Facebook actually work?

http://www.networkworld.com

After I wrote about the Diaspora project a few weeks ago, I was contacted by Michael Chisari of the Appleseed Project, which is basically the same thing and predates Diaspora by several years.

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FSF launches free software extension listing for OpenOffice.org

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation announced a project to assemble a replacement extension library for OpenOffice.org, which will list only free software extensions. OpenOffice.org is free software, and an important contribution to the free software community. However, the program offers the user a library of extensions, and some of them are proprietary.

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Last of DTrace's developers leaves Oracle

http://blogs.sun.com

In 1997, I decided to come join the kernel team at Sun Microsystems because I was eager to work on Solaris-- the best operating system on the planet. I was very privileged to work on some incredible technology over many years with some of the most talented engineers in the industry.

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FSFE Newsletter - November 2010

http://www.fsfe.org

This edition explains how we counter the lobby work of proprietary organisations at the European level, what we do at the United Nations level to inform more people about the dangers of software patents, what we are doing to get rid of non-free software advertisement on public websites, and what you can do to make a change.

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FLOSS and software patents: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em

http://arstechnica.com

At the Linux Foundation's annual LinuxCon event this week, Columbia University law professor and Software Freedom Law Center founder Eben Moglen explained that prospects for software patent reform are bleak and that the time has come for the free software community to start finding ways to solve its patent problems by using the patent system itself.

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10 years on: free software wins, but you have nowhere to install it

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I am typing this as I am finally connected in shell to my Android phone. The prompt reminds me that it's based on the Linux kernel (it's free), the Dalvik virtual machine (it's free), and free libraries. Millions of Android devices are shipped every day, each one is a Linux system. Today, it's phone.

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Unhappy day at OpenOffice

http://wiki.services.openoffice.org

More translation is needed here, but things no longer sound very happy at openoffice.org.

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Doing the Linux Math

http://linuxlock.blogspot.com

Linux Myth: Linux Users are cheap and Linux Users are not a profitable market for gaming developers. Ahem...I think we, at least on some scale, have disproved that.

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Phoronix 2009 Linux Graphics Survey

http://www.phoronix.com

For the past two years we have hosted an annual Linux Graphics Survey in which we ask well over 20,000 users each time their video card preferences, driver information, and other questions about their view of the Linux graphics stack. This survey will run from 31 October to 30 November, 2009.

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