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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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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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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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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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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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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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Created by stargrave 7 years 16 weeks ago
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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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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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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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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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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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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 15 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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