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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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Torvalds and Shuttleworth to speak at LinuxCon 2009

http://www.junauza.com

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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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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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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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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New Decade Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Tarballs

http://www.linux-mag.com

Want to know what's in store for the next few months or years in technology? Here's your chance to see the forecast.

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Discovering "Sita Sings The Blues"

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

"Sita Sings The Blues" by self-taught animator Nina Paley, may be the first feature-length animated film released under a free license (the Creative Commons By-SA). Presented through a variety of animation styles and narrative tones, it fuses apparently disparate ideas and sources into a unified whole.

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Collaboration is awesome: the Kongoni hackfest report

http://silentcoder.co.za

"So, Saturday was the grand Kongoni hackfest. We had about 5 people on-site and a bunch more online, and people were hacking code. It was quite an event, one of those extra hot Cape Town days with a bunch of people (interestingly – men and women in roughly equal amounts) sitting around a coffee table with their laptops and hacking on code files – it just worked, beautifully..."

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When One Linux Project Wins, All Linux Triumphs

http://ldn.linuxfoundation.org

To say there was a lot of Linux news coming out of CES last week was an understatement. As I watched the morning TV shows present their inevitable "look-at-what-the-nerds-have-made-this-year" segments from the CES floor during the event, I had the distinct pleasure of turning to my family many times and proclaiming: "See that? Runs Linux."

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The Open Source Initiative’s corporate status is suspended

http://blogs.the451group.com

The ability of the Open Source Initiative to steward the Open Source Definition and police the use of the term open source as it relates to software is in doubt following the confirmation that the corporate status of the non-profit company has been suspended in California. What does it all mean?

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Top Ten Things I Miss When in Windows

http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com

There is an old saying that goes "you can't miss what you never had" meaning that for those who have never had something of these things they will have no idea what they are missing out on. The following are the top ten features/programs I find myself grumbling about/missing the most when I am working on the Windows platform:

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