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TEDxGeneva2014: Freedom in the Digital Age

http://www.tedxgeneva.net

The stories of Echelon, Wikileaks, Snowden and the NSA scandal lead the information society to question the notions of information privacy, transparency, common sense, and the use of personal data for commercial purposes. To be “free”, is it simply the freedom to enjoy without restraint? Freedom of speech? Freedom of opinion or free will? Freedom to use gratis everything we find on the Net?

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Programmers Tools Group Test: Linux Text Editors

http://www.linuxvoice.com

In this group test Mayank Sharma of Linux Voices looks at five humble text editors that are more than capable of heavy-lifting texting duties. They can highlight syntax and auto-indent code just as effortlessly as they can spellcheck documents. You can use them to record macros and manage code snippets just as easily as you can copy/paste plain text.

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Free edX course: Introduction to Linux

https://www.edx.org

Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.

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Best Linux Desktop: KDE's Plasma

http://www.datamation.com

KDE’s Plasma earns best Linux desktop honors due to its design, customization and innovation.

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KDE Releases Plasma 5

http://kde.org

KDE proudly announces the immediate availability of Plasma 5.0, providing a visually updated core desktop experience that is easy to use and familiar to the user. Plasma 5.0 introduces a new major version of KDE's workspace offering. The new Breeze artwork concept introduces cleaner visuals and improved readability.

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EU's Anti-Open Source Approach to Procurement

http://blogs.computerworlduk.com

The continuing failure of the European Commission to embrace free software - with huge costs for European citizens as a result, to say nothing of lost sovereignty.

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KDE Releases Frameworks 5

https://dot.kde.org

The KDE Community is proud to announce KDE Frameworks 5.0. Frameworks 5 is the next generation of KDE libraries, modularized and optimized for easy integration in Qt applications. The Frameworks offer a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.

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Dr. Geo 14.07

http://www.drgeo.eu

Dr. Geo 14.07 release. Dr. Geo is the free interactive geometry and programming software you can modify from itself!
This release comes with the new Cairo based Athens rendering engine.

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Created by drgeo 8 weeks 3 days ago
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Linux Mint 17 KDE Overview & Screenshots

http://www.tuxarena.com

Linux Mint 17 ‘Qiana’ KDE and Xfce editions were released late last month, just a few weeks after the main editions (Cinnamon and MATE) were put out. This release will have the same lifespan as the distribution which is based on, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, so it will be supported until 2019, for no less than five years.

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Created by Chris7mas 8 weeks 6 days ago
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Free Open Source CMS SeoToaster Unveils Powerful New Features & Fresh UI

http://www.seotoaster.com

SeoSamba launches a completely redesigned version of SeoToaster, its high-performance and open source free CMS software, coupled with a free eCommerce solution built for SEO & marketing.

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Created by samba 9 weeks 4 days ago
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[Howto] Linking Docker containers with netcat

http://liquidat.wordpress.com

Playing around with Docker is fun. Things get even more exciting when you start linking containers together. This can easily be tested with the help of Netcat.

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Created by liquidat 11 weeks 6 days ago
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Over 30 European parliamentarians support free software

https://joinup.ec.europa.eu

The newly elected European Parliament will include at least 33 members from 7 member states that have pledged their support to free software, according to advocacy groups April and the FSFE. The provisional results of their campaign show that of these, 17 come from France, 7 from Germany, 3 from the Netherlands, 2 from Italy, 2 from Spain, 1 from Belgium and 1 from Portugal.

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Created by JRepin 13 weeks 5 days ago
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Bash Getopts – Scripts with Command Line Options

http://tuxtweaks.com

I've always wanted to know how to create command line options for my Bash scripts. After some research I found there are two functions available to handle this; getopt and getopts. I'm not going to get into the debate about which one is better. getopts is a shell builtin and seems a little easier to implement than getopt, so I'll go with that for now.

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Created by Linerd 14 weeks 6 days ago
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FSF condemns partnership between Mozilla and Adobe to support Digital Restrictions Management

https://fsf.org

In response to Mozilla's announcement that it is reluctantly adopting DRM in its Firefox Web browser, Free Software Foundation executive director John Sullivan made the following statement

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Created by JRepin 15 weeks 6 days ago
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KDE Ships First Beta of Next Generation Plasma Workspace

http://kde.org

KDE is pleased to announce that Plasma Next Beta 1 has been released. Plasma Next is the codename for the new version of our beautiful desktop workspace built on KDE Frameworks 5. It features the same familiar layout you will be used to but with a simplified and more slick look from the new KDE Visual Design Group. For the first time our desktop ships with its own font, the Oxygen Font.

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