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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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If Windows, Linux and OSX Opened Cafes...

http://www.daniweb.com

The New York Times reported today that Apple has opened its first Apple Store in Paris, underneath the Louvre no less, and just two weeks after Microsoft opened up a Windows 7 cafe in Paris in another location.

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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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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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Eben Moglen: It's time to build a free social networking distribution

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

"A free software distribution is within our reach," SFLC Chairman Eben Moglen said in a talk about "Freedom in the Cloud" on February 2. "What we need is a really good web server that you can put in your pocket and plug in any place.

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Some things in Linux are hard. Get over it!

http://it.toolbox.com

In the continuing scuffles between the various operating system advocacy's there is a recurring argument against Linux that it is hard to use. I emphatically disagree. Using a configured Linux distribution is no different to using any other configured operating system.

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Stay away from OpenOffice.org until Oracle shows commitment, analyst says

http://www.computerworld.com

A European IT consulting firm is warning large enterprises and government entities not to deploy OpenOffice.org until Oracle Corp. shows proof that it will invest as heavily in the development of open-source productivity suite as project champion Sun Microsystems Inc. did.

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[FSF] An appeal from Benjamin Mako Hill, technologist and author.

http://www.fsf.org

"...A strong free software movement focused on the principled issues of software freedom -- and a strong FSF in particular -- will determine what freedoms the next generation of computer users enjoy. At stake is no less than the next generation's autonomy. If you are not an FSF associate member, now is the time to become one..."

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Red Hat sponsors open source religion

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Commercial Linux distributor Red Hat started out as a catalog business peddling Linux and Unix software and started tucking a homegrown Linux created by Marc Ewing in the back of the catalogs. It didn't take long to realize that the Linux was worth more than the catalog business, and thus the poster child for the commercialized open source movement was born.

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Open Source House Launches Design Competition

http://ostatic.com

Architectural Web site Arch Daily points to a design competition at Open Source House for individuals or teams to create a eco-friendly sustainable single-family house for a specifically designated spot in Ghana. The contest, which runs until May 15, 2010, encourages designers to "think big" and come up with ways their initial designs can be implemented on a larger scale.

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Emacs Muse 3.20 released

http://blog.mwolson.org

"Emacs Muse 3.20 is now available. Emacs Muse is an authoring and publishing environment for Emacs. It simplifies the process of writing documents and publishing them to various output formats. One of the principal aims in the development of Muse is to make it very easy to produce good-looking, standards-compliant documents..."

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Interview With Netbook Master Marco Martin From the KDE Plasma Team

http://www.kdenews.org

A while ago, Giovanni Venturi interviewed Marco Martin for the Italian KDE website (so if you read Italian, please see there for the authentic version). For our Italian-challenged readers, we are pleased to present an English translation below.

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Dru Lavigne's 'The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD' is helping me update my packages and ports

http://insidesocal.com

The FreeBSD Handbook appeared cryptic on how exactly to update packages and ports. I'm sure the answer is in there, but I just couldn't find it. However, I do have Dru Lavigne's new book, "The Definitive Guide to PC-BSD," and I'm following her instructions on pages 247-251 on how to use csup and portupgrade to update both packages and ports on my FreeBSD 7.3-release installation.

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