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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Paw Prints: Writings of the maddog

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I was working for Digital Equipment Corporation when I first met Linus and facilitated the port of Linux onto the Alpha processor.

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Inkscape - The next Helping Hands Event

http://freesoftnews.com

On Friday, August 15, at 14:30 UTC, Helping Hands is proud to host
Inkscape, presented by our very own jimmac. He’ll introduce you to some of the cool graphics tricks you can do on your desktop.

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It’s all about communication

http://www.schiessle.org

"About one week ago the new Fellowship web page was launched. It’s a great improvement over the old one. Finally we have a first-class blogging platform, a first class wiki and a planet to aggregate all weblogs of FSFE’s Fellows. I think this components already show that communication (blogs, planet) and collaboration (wiki) is an essential part of the Fellowship.

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How Shall the Commons Be Governed? New Challenges Facing the Digital Commons Sector

http://cyber.law.harvard.edu

"David Bollier will discuss the rise of the commons paradigm in the digital environment, the subject of his new book, Viral Spiral: How the Commoners Built a Digital Republic of Their Own (New Press). The book traces the origins of free software, the Creative Commons licenses and the online “sharing economy” ..."

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Healthcheck: Ubuntu and Debian's special relationship

http://www.h-online.com

"The two things that Debian Developers absolutely agree on are – first, the uncompromising emphasis on free software, and second, the joy of Sid."

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