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Role of non-free in a Free Software conference

http://mm.gnu.org.in

Let not Novell get off the hook by stirring trouble here. There are countless private conferences and symposiums going around nearby which promote themes of non-free and patents. No free software activist goes there to register protest.

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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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Created by Kletskous 9 years 37 weeks ago
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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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Created by robertdodd 9 years 29 weeks ago
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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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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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Created by missgeek 9 years 27 weeks ago
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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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Gave DRM talk at UANL

http://blog.nethazard.net

"Today I gave a talk about DRM technologies and how they affect everyone that consumes products with them. It took place at the UANL physics and mathematics faculty..."

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Created by can.axis 9 years 12 weeks ago
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Eight Reasons Why Fluxbox Is My Favorite Desktop

http://penguinpetes.com

It happened again, this time at Tech Republic. They ask the question "Which Linux desktop would you show to a new user to impress them?" and Fluxbox once again is left lurking in the shadowy anonymous depths of the dreaded option "other". What the hell does Fluxbox have to DO to get some love around here?

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Created by smithers 9 years 14 weeks ago
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Legalizing Linux DVD Playback: Why Bother?

http://www.itworld.com

When writing any beginner's Linux book, invariably the topic of DVD playback comes up, and I always wrestle with what to tell new Linux users about the convoluted legal mess that watching a DVD on a Linux machine has become.

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Created by keyboardninja 8 years 11 weeks ago
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FSFE and FFII to Radio Station Winners: "rOGG on"

http://www.linux-magazine.com

The radio stations Deutschlandradio and Radio Orange received the awards from the Free Software Foundation Europe and Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure because they transmitted over the Internet in the Ogg Vorbis media container format.

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The World Beyond Microsoft

http://polishlinux.org

I started looking at the possible courses of action to happen if Microsoft vanished. What would a Microsoft-free world look like ?

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Created by higrade2 9 years 15 weeks ago
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Brilliant Brainstorms #49 - Preview That Song

http://www.linuxloop.com

Brilliant Brainstorms is a (usually) weekly summary of some of the best/most interesting brainstorms from the Ubuntu Brainstorm site. This week: automatic media ratings; image previews; and hardware configuration databases.

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Created by sexybeast 9 years 19 weeks ago
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Free software awards 2009 announced

http://www.fsf.org

Free Software Foundation announced the winners of the annual free software awards. The award for the Advancement of Free Software was won by John Gilmore. The award for Project of Social Benefit was won by the Internet Archive. The awards were presented by FSF president and founder Richard M. Stallman.

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Firefox hits 270 million users, without Linux

http://blog.internetnews.com

The open source Firefox web browser from Mozilla now has some 270 million users. That's the figure that Mozilla staffer Aza Dotzler is now claiming, and it's not an easy number to calculate.

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