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FSF and Stephen Fry celebrate the GNU Project 25th anniversary

http://www.fsf.org

"BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA -- Tuesday, September 2, 2008 -- The GNU operating system is turning 25 this year, and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has kicked off its month-long celebration of the anniversary by releasing "Happy Birthday to GNU," a short film featuring the English humorist, actor, novelist and filmmaker Stephen Fry..."

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How to make money with free software..

http://pythonide.blogspot.com

Stani - member of the Dutch Ubuntu community - won a design competition for the new 5 euro commemorative coin with the theme 'Netherlands and Architecture'. This design will be realized and will be a legal coin within the Netherlands. What is very special, is that he made the design soley with free software! Isn't that cool?

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OOXML Leaked: The Stuff ISO Doesn’t Want You to Have

http://boycottnovell.com

In light of the systematic abuse and the demise of ISO, which IBM loudly protested against [1, 2], we shall no longer let this process remain secretive. We finally have complete copies of the documents which the shenanigans keep behind passwords (unlike ODF which they attack).

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Interview with Warren Woodford - Founder of Mepis

http://howsoftwareisbuilt.com

In this interview we talk with Warren. In specific, we talk about:

* The origins of SimplyMEPIS
* Ubuntu’s role in the larger community
* Differences among distros from a developer perspective
* Corporate use of free versus for-fee Linux
* The Linux desktop and the future of client-side Linux
* Future directions of note: IPv6 and DNSSEC

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Saving the Planet with Linux

http://jdeeth.blogspot.com

This is supposed to be a political blog, but it's Linux Monday and that means it's time for a look at the politics of software. Nothing's a hotter issue these days, literally, than global warming, and today we'll see how Linux can save the planet.

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Will Linux ever be a mainstream desktop play?

http://news.cnet.com

Ubuntu has been making gains on the server side of things. And that's likely where Canonical, the commercial entity behind Ubuntu, will earn its profits--as it hopes to do someday.

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10 Days Without Linux

http://www.linuxhaxor.net

Lately I have been thinking about the psychology of a computer user who is switching from one operating system to another. So I decided to try it out myself. The plan was to only use Windows (Vista) for 10 days.

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How to Kill a Linux/Unix System and Live to Tell the Tale

http://blog.eracc.com

After installing some updates on the SCO server I decided to go into the /etc directory where all system configuration files are stored and remove some old directories that were no longer needed. I had to login as root (system administrator) to do this. While in the /etc directory I issued this command: ...

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Created by Noog 9 years 13 weeks ago
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Vote early, vote often: "We're Linux" voting begins

http://blogs.zdnet.com

The Linux Foundation “We’re Linux” contest is entering its final stages. This weekend, the submission phase wrapped up and now it’s time for the larger community to do what it does best: Submit the work to as many eyeballs as possible to find the best entries.

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Linux services without mains power

http://www.tectonic.co.za

With just wind power, solar panels and free software, IT consultant and wife run two businesses off just 20 watts of power.

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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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FLISOL 2009: Hundreds of cities in 18 Latin American countries to host install fests!

http://news.northxsouth.com

FLISOL - The Latin American Festivals of Installation of Free Software are install fests organized by the regional free software communities since 2005. The event is the largest distributed free software event in the world — last year, there were install fests in more than 200 cities in 18 countries in Latin America.

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Improvements in KDE’s Folderview

http://liquidat.wordpress.com

One of the most interesting new features in KDE 4.1 is the new Folderview plasmoid. With the release of KDE 4.1 Beta 2 several small improvements.

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Full Circle Magazine Issue 14 is Out

http://fullcirclemagazine.org

This month, we’re proud to introduce a new column, Command and Conquer. We’ll be taking a look at the command line and hopefully how to make it a little less scary for you.

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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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