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Building on Richard Stallman's Greatest Achievement

http://www.linuxjournal.com

What was Richard Stallman's greatest achievement? Some might say it's Emacs. Others might plump for gcc. And then there is the entire GNU project. But for me, his single most important hack was the creation of the GNU General Public Licence.

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Created by animal 8 years 46 weeks ago
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Filmaster: free and open social network for movie buffs with reviews and recommendations

http://polishlinux.org

Filmaster is a new social network for film buffs that features personalized content and recommendations. What makes it special is that it is an open service: both code and content is free as in freedom.

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Created by C733tus 8 years 36 weeks ago
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innovate much?

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

It's funny: some years ago the F/OSS desktop was said to not be innovating much, if at all. Woe from above was upon us due to our tail-light chasing! Today, maybe we are innovating too much, posits Bruce Byfield. Are we? It's a good question.

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Created by henrychan 8 years 34 weeks ago
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Vietnamese netbook runs on Hacao Linux – my opinion

http://www.saigonnezumi.com

Hacao, the Linux-based Vietnamese IT company, did it again. The good news, they have successfully created a Vietnamese language netbook based on Linux. The bad news, Hacao Linux, based on Puppy Linux, comes installed by default on these netbooks.

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Created by kevmille 8 years 30 weeks ago
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Seven Questions Windows Users Have about Linux

http://codingexperiments.com

Your common, non-technical Windows user has most likely not heard anything more than a cursory mention about Linux. They have questions about Linux that are not always answered easily.

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Created by cutcross 8 years 39 weeks ago
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Linux for Children

http://www.lifehack.org

Given the low specs of the equipment I”m working with, Qimo seems idea for me. In addition to the kid-friendly interface, this includes an assortment of software that’s either designed especially for kids or has special appeal for kids.

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Created by altan 8 years 33 weeks ago
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One Month With Ubuntu

http://panospace.wordpress.com

I’ve been traveling the last four weeks, away from my workstation. My notebook is slowly dying from a dry joint under the ICH7 that seems to affect many similarly designed models. It is no longer usable in Windows where a CPR-like ritual around the touchpad is required to unfreeze the machine every few key strokes.

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Created by FFlover 8 years 33 weeks ago
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Gnote Gets Positive Reviews, Its Developer Runs for GNOME Foundation’s Board of Directors

http://boycottnovell.com

Gnote continues to earn good feedback and Hubert Figuiere puts his name down for a place in GNOME's board

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Created by komrad 8 years 38 weeks ago
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The KDE 4 Journey

http://hnaik.blogspot.com

I still remember how eagerly I had waited for the KDE 4 release. I also remember how disappointed I was when it actually came out in January 2008. With that release, KDE lost one of its foremost advocates - Linus Torvalds, to its rival GNOME.

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Created by johncuk 8 years 30 weeks ago
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FSF and GNOME Calling Women of Community

http://www.linux-magazine.com

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNOME Foundation are targeting higher women's participation in the community. The first step is a "mini-summit" on "Women in Free Software."

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Created by snuffbox 8 years 25 weeks ago
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Free Open Source Ajaxed MySQL Table Editor, easy to create admin pages.

http://guidesigner.net

Mysql Ajax Table Editor is an open source web application for easily editing MySQL tables & creating admin pages almost instantly.

Besides the standard “add, edit, copy, delete, view” functionality, records can be paged, searched & exported to CSV.

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Created by guidotnet 8 years 22 weeks ago
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Linux family tree, version 0.90

http://ianmurdock.com

I finally got around to finishing the first cut. Here, at last, is the Linux family tree, version 0.90.

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Created by kalinos 8 years 20 weeks ago
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Five ways the Linux desktop shoots itself in the foot

http://blogs.computerworld.com

I do this because they work well and they're as safe as a desktop operating system can get. So why aren't more people using them?

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Created by smithers 8 years 18 weeks ago
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An interesting look at the Linux CLI-GUI debate once more

http://www.ghabuntu.com

I believe both have a role to play in helping an end user make the most of their system. I don't however, believe a person's inability to use the CLI actually makes them dumb. Neither do I believe that you'd be diminishing your status by using point and click to get things done for the sheer reason that you're a CLI guru.

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Created by ploppsicle 8 years 9 weeks ago
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5 years later, 5 ways that Ubuntu has made Linux more human

http://arstechnica.com

Today is the fifth anniversary of the Ubuntu Linux distribution. To celebrate the past five years of brown, we decided to have a look at five ways that Ubuntu has helped make the open source Linux operating system more human.

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Created by arslinuxum 8 years 17 weeks ago
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