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Should Ubuntu Have Been Created

http://keithcu.com

While the Linux community has benefited greatly from Ubuntu’s investments and focus on the deficiencies of Debian, it is not clear why Shuttleworth needed to fork Debian to improve Debian in the first place. Hiring volunteers to work full-time is a good way to speed up progress, but they could have done their work inside of Debian if Mark had told them to.

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Created by GengusKhan 7 years 22 weeks ago
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The Linux Desktop of the Future

http://www.itnewstoday.com

One of the things I love about Linux is the ambitious and creative people behind it. Anyone with a text editor and a compiler is free to make up whatever strange software experiment they want, without needing to get approval from a huge corporation. With all of these amazing ideas flying around, it made me think, “what would the Linux desktop look like in ten or twenty years?”

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Created by chen2007 7 years 25 weeks ago
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AT&T: Linux is why the Internet isn't Working

http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com

They asked the question that all tech support are bound to ask "What operating system are you running?" Before I could say anything my landlord chimed in with "I think he uses Linux or something like that."

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Created by mountaintroll 7 years 28 weeks ago
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Petition: Ogg Vorbis Support in 7Digital Music Store!

http://www.petitiononline.com

As some of you may know, Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" will come with an integrated music store, which offers mostly MP3's and SOME FLAC files. This petition would make both Canonical and 7Digital consider offering Ogg Vorbis for all of 7Digital's collection as an option for the end user.

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Created by Mr. Psychopath 7 years 26 weeks ago
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A Return to Linux: Review of Ubuntu

http://timgray.blogspot.com

I have been a linux guy ever cince the pre 1.0 release days. I cut my teeth after the home PC on a real os with a login to a local BBS as an admin on a Unix machine, a Cromemco running Cromix. But about 5 years ago Linux became "unusable" for me at home.

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Created by gitikaru 7 years 25 weeks ago
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PostgreSQL Conference East 2010: East 2010, March 25th - 28th in Philadelphia!

http://www.postgresqlconference.org

"...The event this year is being held at Radisson Plaza - Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia from March 25th through 28th..."

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Created by can.axis 7 years 29 weeks ago
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gNewSense is looking for developers

http://www.sorbaioli.org

"Are you a GNU/Linux developer? Do you care about your freedom? Would you like to enhance a wonderful distribution? gNewSense is looking for developers..."

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Created by can.axis 8 years 34 weeks ago
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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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Created by cendrars 8 years 15 weeks ago
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UbuntoOne creates storm in free software movement

http://blog.p2pfoundation.net

"A conflict is brewing because Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu free software GNU/Linux desktop, is using the name for a non-free network as well, i.e. UbuntoOne..."

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Created by can.axis 8 years 14 weeks ago
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Open Source CMS Heroes

http://www.tobacamp.com

So we can be a hero, just like you, just like you… the higglytown heroes.

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Created by Noog 8 years 16 weeks ago
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Paw Prints: Writings of the maddog

http://www.linux-magazine.com

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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Created by leo 8 years 19 weeks ago
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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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Created by can.axis 8 years 17 weeks ago
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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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Created by kitin 7 years 12 weeks ago
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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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Created by stargrave 7 years 16 weeks ago
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