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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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The public front of the free software campaign: part I

http://radar.oreilly.com

A review of my discussion with Free Software Foundation's Zak Rogoff.

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Salix Ratpoison – An Esoteric Distro For The Alpha Geeks

http://www.maketecheasier.com

If you don’t care much about fancy desktop bling, and think the keyboard is still the best means of interacting with the computer, then you’ll find yourself at home with Salix Ratpoison 14.0.1.

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5 Years of KDE Community Forums

http://dot.kde.org

On October 12, 2013, KDE Forums reached a significant milestone: their five year anniversary. The KDE Community Forums is the main way users can receive support from KDE. The Forums have more than 40,000 threads and over 200,000 posts. With a large number of registered users, the Forums make up the foundation for KDE user support and communication about software and applications.

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Why Drupal Will Never Be as Popular as WordPress

http://blog.calendarscripts.info

I don’t hate Drupal. I admit I don’t like it too much but this is not the point of the post. The point is not to bash Drupal vs WordPress. It’s only to explain why it will be never as popular. If you plan to invest in Drupal for your new site, or in creating Drupal extensions for sale, or to grow a career in Drupal development, and so on, popularity is important thing to consider.

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Why Free Software Is More Important Now Than Ever Before

http://www.wired.com

It is now 30 years since I launched the campaign for freedom in computing, that is, for software to be free or “libre” (we use that word to emphasize that we’re talking about freedom, not price). Some proprietary programs, such as Photoshop, are very expensive; others, such as Flash Player, are available gratis — either way, they subject their users to someone else’s power.

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The Birth of a GNU Era - 30-year Anniversary

http://blogs.computerworlduk.com

Exactly 30 years ago, a hacker posted an unusual message to the net.unix-wizards newsgroup. Congratulations on 30 years.

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Created by Superbowl H5N1 1 year 11 weeks ago
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Killing the desktop by omission; so the clouds can move in.

http://lxle.net

A few glaring realities start to emerge as a defined, purposeful and probably a fully coordinated, unspoken agreement between the industry heavy weights. Which is obtain complete control over personal computing through the cloud, if not through the desktop OS then a push into mobile and new cloud oriented operating systems that are not compatible with their PC counterparts.

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Created by buntfu 1 year 24 weeks ago
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Gentoo Creator Daniel Robbins on Funoo GNU/Linux, Free Software and more !

http://www.linuxinsider.com

« For me it was a means of exploring and learning about GN/Linux and Free Software. I used a few other GNU/Linux distros prior to working on Gentoo: I used an early version of Debian; I did a little bit of development on a distro that has now disappeared called Stampede.

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German Parliament: strictly limit patents on software

http://yro.slashdot.org

German Parliament decided upon a joint motion to limit software patents urging the German Government to take steps to limit the granting of patents on computer programs. Software should exclusively be covered by copyright, and the rights of the copyright holders should not be devalued by third parties' software patents.

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Created by spanky 1 year 26 weeks ago
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Help us keep diaspora live at poddery.com

http://savepoddery.com

Diaspora, being a distributed system, is actually a network of multiple instances of the software Diaspora. These instances are called pods. One of the oldest and biggest Diaspora pod, poddery.com is at the verge of closing down. If poddery.com is shut down, it will be a great morale loss to the diaspora culture.

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Created by libregeek 1 year 26 weeks ago
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Mark Shuttleworth Declares Ubuntu Bug #1 Closed

https://bugs.launchpad.net

Bug #1 for Ubuntu was the fact that Microsoft had a majority marketshare in the personal computer space. Mark Shuttleworth has now closed this bug.

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Created by Linerd 1 year 28 weeks ago
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KDE Announces the Akademy 2013 Presentation Schedule

http://dot.kde.org

The Akademy 2013 Program Committee is proud to present the Akademy 2013 Presentation Schedule. Reflecting the scope of KDE, the schedule includes a wealth of interesting, timely and valuable topics. From the proposals submitted, 32 were selected to address currently relevant topics of most interest to the KDE Community.

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Created by JRepin 1 year 33 weeks ago
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Document Freedom Day 2013 Report

http://documentfreedom.org

Thanks to the hard work of local groups around the world, Document Freedom Day 2013 was larger than ever, with 59 events in 30 countries. Several of these were celebrating for the first time, including Niger, Indonesia, and the United States.

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LinuxDevices reopens as LinuxGizmos

http://linuxgizmos.com

LinuxDevices shut down about a year ago. It has reopened as LinuxGizmos. There's no link from the old site to the new one. The site coversthe use of embedded systems and mobile devices and applications.

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