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The GNU project, the GNU Operating System and the Linux kernel

http://www.fsf.org

"...As we reach the 25th anniversary of the GNU project, I’d like to thank GNU and the thousands of free software developers and supporters, past and present.

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Creating wealth with free software

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

A report by the Standish Group indicates that adoption of ‘open source’ has caused a drop in revenue to the proprietary software industry by about $60 billion per year.

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How trustworthy are Linux binaries?

http://www.raiden.net

How truly trustworthy are binary files on Linux? I only ask this question because of a recent article on Slashdot that brought up an interesting point about binaries distributed on Linux. Not directly of course, but the implications are there.

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RMS at Rice University, Tuesday, August 26, 2008

http://events.rice.edu

"Richard Stallman will speak about the Free Software Movement, which campaigns for freedom so that computer users can cooperate to control their own computing activities. The Free Software Movement developed the GNU operating system, often erroneously referred to as Linux, specifically to establish these freedoms..."

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John Gruber doesn’t understand freedom

http://plasmasturm.org

"... Apple is in violation of the software’s licence for distributing these GPL applications through the App Store in the first place. I guess those silly hippies at the Free Software Foundation were right."

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Created by can.axis 9 years 30 weeks ago
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Bruce Perens: Microsoft and Apache - What's the Angle?

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Has Redmond given up the fight? Or is this just their latest strategy?

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Created by eantoranz 9 years 28 weeks ago
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Mini-notebooks are here to stay

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Some critics seem to think that UMPC (ultra mobile PCs) are just a fad. Wrong. They're here to stay.

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Created by bridget 9 years 25 weeks ago
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Ma.gnolia Goes Open Source - Will it Matter?

http://www.readwriteweb.com

Ma.gnolia, one of the most popular second tier social bookmarking services on the web, announced today at the Gnomedex conference in Seattle that the company has thrown itself to the mercy of the development community and is going to make its code available in open source.

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Exploring Freedom: the book

http://aboutfoo.com

"Coming this October, Exploring Freedom: the book. [...] Our first product will be our book, Exploring Freedom. Based on the articles from our blogs, plus new material from Matt Lee, Rob Myers and others..." --
* [FSF] Interview with Rob Myers by Matt Lee: http://www.fsf.org/bulletin/2007/fall/rob-myers/

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Firefox, the king of web browsers

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

After Microsoft killed Netscape, there was no serious competitor to Internet Explorer in the browser wars. For years, Microsoft lorded its dominance of the web browser market. Then along came Firefox, the open source web browser that took the world by storm.

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Created by snotbutter 9 years 24 weeks ago
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Debian-Edu Skolelinux Developer Gathering in Oslo, Norway, 10th-12th of October 2008

http://lists.debian.org

"Hello everyone!

Once again the board of Free software in schools Norway are happy to invite everyone who wish to contribute to the Skolelinux-project to our developer gathering in Oslo on the 10th-12th of October..."

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Created by can.axis 9 years 20 weeks ago
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Portrait: LinuxToday managing editor Carla Schroder

http://www.linux.com

Carla Schroder says she just "kind of wandered into" her current life as a free software advocate and well-known IT journalist. "I don't have much in the way of formal education. But I've always been mechanically inclined - your classic ripping things apart and figuring out how they work. I think that makes open source a natural fit for me."

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Created by ford prefect 9 years 22 weeks ago
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Android, Apple, and phone phreedom

http://www.linux.com

Google unveiled the first Android-powered cell phone last week, a T-Mobile-branded device dubbed the G1. Comparisons to Apple's iPhone were immediate -- and that is a good thing for Android, when you consider what a raucous and contentious week it was for iPhone developers.

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Created by freda 9 years 20 weeks ago
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Notes From Celliax Talk in Hyderabad

http://playingwithsid.blogspot.com

I spent the better part of Sunday on a 4 hour bus ride to Hyderabad. It was really wonderful to meet a person like Giovanni Maruzzelli who isn't afraid to roll up his sleeves and hack an idea into shape.

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Created by arky 9 years 16 weeks ago
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KDE vs GNOME

http://www.stormyscorner.com

One of the questions I get asked a lot is the "KDE vs GNOME" question. My first reaction is "that's not the issue," - the message I want to send the world is not why GNOME is better than KDE.

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