2

Open Letter to Skype

http://www.skypeopenletter.com

Users question the privacy of Skype in an open letter to the heads of the company. Around 50 organizations and 60 individuals have signed the letter asking about Skype's security and privacy practices.

Read more »
Superbowl H5N1's picture
Created by Superbowl H5N1 1 year 25 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
2

Embedded Linux Conference 2013, February 20-22

https://events.linuxfoundation.org

The Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is now in its 9th year and has the largest collection of sessions dedicated exclusively to embedded Linux and embedded Linux developers. There are over 50 sessions to choose from on a wide variety of topics over 3 days.

Read more »
Superbowl H5N1's picture
Created by Superbowl H5N1 1 year 26 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
4

TLWIR 52: Secure Boot Reveals the Need for a GNU/Linux Reference System

http://beginlinux.com

In TLWIR 51, I talked about how Coreboot might provide a solution to the confusion created by the Secure Boot fiasco. In the Linux Week in Review 52, I’ll talk about the need for a GNU/Linux reference system. In this “gold standard” system, all of the installed hardware would be known to work perfectly with the latest version of the Linux kernel.

Read more »
rdjere's picture
Created by rdjere 1 year 27 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
3

Exposing The Truth Radio with Sean Tilley from Diaspora

http://podroom.a2zen.fm

Sean Tilley from the Diaspora project talks about the nature of privacy on the web, and the importance and potential future of decentralized social networking.

Read more »
DeadSuperHero's picture
Created by DeadSuperHero 1 year 27 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
2

TLWIR 51: Coreboot: the Solution to the Secure Boot Fiasco

http://beginlinux.com

Is it possible that the recent attempts to push secure boot onto computer users was a response to the growing hardware vendor support for coreboot back in 2011? This is only speculation on my part, but I suspect that this might be the case. Coreboot is a badly need solution that can restore freedom to PC users while updating the outdated PC BIOS technology.

Read more »
rdjere's picture
Created by rdjere 1 year 28 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
3

Experienced Developers and Packagers Needed

http://www.fuduntu.org

As Fuduntu grows, so does the need for experienced volunteers. In our last request from the community for volunteers, several people reached out and helped us and, thanks to them, more has gotten done in the last few months than we could have done without them.

Read more »
Fewt's picture
Created by Fewt 1 year 28 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
2

Keep Defective by Design fighting against DRM for its eighth year

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

The fight against DRM often pits us against some of the biggest companies and the most dominant ways of thinking in the technology business. What gives us the independence to speak out -- and the power to make your voice heard --is the support of our members. Now, we need your help to keep Defective by Design strong in 2013.

Read more »
4

The Northeast GNU/Linuxfest

http://www.northeastlinuxfest.org

The Northeast GNU/Linuxfest will take place March 16-17, 2013 at Harvard University. Speakers include Dave Stokes, Wendy Seltzer, Stephen McLaughlin, and many others. The northeast GNU/Linux fest is an advocate of Free software and hopes to bring awareness of Free software to college students their schools, programmers and businesses.

Read more »
Superbowl H5N1's picture
Created by Superbowl H5N1 1 year 29 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
3

An important announcement about Jupiter Applet

http://www.fewt.com

Four years ago I purchased my first Eee PC, an Eee PC 1000HD. This model Eee PC had a battery life rating of just 3 hours in Windows XP and it would only last 1 hour on battery using my distribution of choice at the time, Ubuntu.

Read more »
Fewt's picture
Created by Fewt 1 year 30 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
1

Software Wars movie foundraiser on Indiegogo

http://www.indiegogo.com

The average computer user is unaware there is a war for freedom going on that will determine the path of modern society. Software Wars is a movie about the battle for our right to share technology and ideas.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 1 year 31 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
3

BSDCan 2013 - call for papers

http://www.bsdcan.org

BSDCan 2013 will be held 17-18 May, 2013 in Ottawa;Canada at the University of Ottawa. It will be preceded by two days of tutorials on 15-16 May.

Read more »
Superbowl H5N1's picture
Created by Superbowl H5N1 1 year 31 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
3

All watched over by machines of loving grace — society, power, and control

http://lwn.net

Karsten Gerloff is the current president of the Free Software Foundation Europe, the European sister organization of the FSF. He began his LinuxCon Europe 2012 talk, entitled "All watched over by machines of loving grace", by focusing on a number of technological trends.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 1 year 32 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
2

15 years of KDE e.V. — Today

http://dot.kde.org

Today, we focus on the present with interviews with two current KDE e.V. Board members, Lydia Pintscher and Cornelius Schumacher. On the bottom, we've got a nice puzzle for you..

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 1 year 32 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
3

15 years of KDE e.V. — Growing Up

http://dot.kde.org

On November 27, 2012 was the 15th birthday of +KDE e.V. (eingetragener Verein; registered association), the legal entity which represents +The KDE® Community in legal and financial matters. We published interviews with two of the founding members (Matthias Ettrich and Kalle Dalheimer) on the why, what and when of KDE e.V. in the beginning.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 1 year 33 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
4

Slashdot: Ask Richard Stallman Anything

http://interviews.slashdot.org

Richard Stallman (RMS) founded the GNU Project in 1984, the Free Software Foundation in 1985, and remains one of the most important and outspoken advocates for software freedom. RMS now spends much of his time fighting excessive extension of copyright laws, digital restrictions management, and software patents.

Read more »
JRepin's picture
Created by JRepin 1 year 33 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags: