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The Rebirth of Linux

http://www.tech-faq.com

In some ways Linux is dead, if you judge a liveliness of a platform by how much relevance it has to the mainstream consumer. That doesn’t, however, mean that a revival isn’t possible. And amidst all these death proclamations a few key trends are emerging that could actually signal a rebirth.

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EFF's 2012 Pioneer Awards

https://www.eff.org

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is pleased to announce the distinguished winners of its 2012 Pioneer Awards: hardware hacker Andrew (bunnie) Huang, anti-ACTA activist Jérémie Zimmermann, and the Tor Project – the organization behind the groundbreaking anonymity tool Tor. September 20 at Project One Gallery in San Francisco.

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Community: Taking the Next Step Forward

http://devblog.joindiaspora.com

Sean Tilley of the Diaspora Project explains a strategy to move over to an Open Governance model, and how it can affect community developers in a positive and empowering way.

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CSS Shaders, W3C, Microsoft and Broken Standards

http://codeflow.org

Right now the W3C is discussing CSS shader standardization on their mailing lists. Microsoft has voiced their opinion and things are about to get very strange indeed.

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Created by mariuz 1 year 46 weeks ago
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Debian turns 19

http://thanks.debian.net

The Debian Project was officially founded by Ian Murdock on August 16th, 1993. Time to say thanks and congratulations. Somebody estimated that Debian is upstream for about 50% of all distros.

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Created by spanky 1 year 46 weeks ago
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State Of The Map 2012

http://www.stateofthemap.org

The State of the Map is the world’s leading OpenStreetMap community event. Join participants from all around the world in Tokyo, JAPAN from September 6th – 8th to hear talks, participate in workshops and hang out with OpenStreetMappers from around the world.

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Created by spanky 1 year 46 weeks ago
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Debian Changes Default Desktop From GNOME To XFCE

http://linux.slashdot.org

"The default desktop within Debian 7.0 'Wheezy' has changed from GNOME to Xfce. GNOME, KDE, and LXDE will continue to be available, but the decision was made to default to Xfce. The reported reasoning comes down to size constraints in fitting GNOME on a single CD."

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Created by spanky 1 year 48 weeks ago
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MicroCal Back To Life

http://blog.calendarscripts.info

Microcal was one of the very first scripts I ever shared with the public. It was even commercial back in 2004 (I don’t remember the price but I think it was $5). I doubt I have sold more than 3-4 of it before I decided to give it out for free. Now, nearly 8 years later it still has several hundred downloads every month.

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Created by prasunsen 1 year 49 weeks ago
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Videos and Slides from KDE Akademy 2012 are Now Available

http://dot.kde.org

Now that Akademy 2012 is behind us and life is getting back to normal, we can now share videos and slides from the conference talks with those who weren't there. All available videos and slides are linked to from the Akademy Program.

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Created by JRepin 1 year 50 weeks ago
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AC3 uses GNU/Linux || A short motivational documentary.

http://ithinkless.blogspot.in

A small documentary on usage of GNU/Linux at Ambedkar Community Computing Center (AC3) at Sudarshan Layout, a small slum behind Banerghatta Road, Bangalore, India.

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Download Counter Strike for free Counter-Strike 1.6 is a MOD for Half-Life.

http://www.bestdownloadreview.com

Download Counter Strike free. Counter Strike (CS) 1.6 is a MOD for Half-Life that is set in a teamplay mode.

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Created by deminemo 1 year 51 weeks ago
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DebConf12 live video streaming

http://debconf12.debconf.org

Couldn't make it to Nicaragua? You can now join the Debian conference online. Watch live video and communicate over IRC.

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Created by spanky 2 years 3 days ago
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Debian to work with FSF on freedom assessment

https://lwn.net

Debian Project Leader Zacchiroli: "I think we should either get Debian in Free Sosftware Foundation free-distros list or document (from our POV) why Debian is not there. I'm looking for volunteers interested in the topic and willing to participate in a joint Debian / FSF team that will work toward that goal without prejudices." Debian is upstream for about 50% of GNU/Linux distributions!

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Created by spanky 2 years 5 days ago
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Fedora likely to use Microsoft UEFI signing key

http://linux.slashdot.org

Very soon all computers will come with the "secure boot" signing mechanism. On x86 it can be disabled. Fedora seems to think users are too stupid to change one setting in BIOS.

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Created by spanky 2 years 5 weeks ago
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Four ways a business can immediately benefit from Linux

http://reallylinux.com

There are far too many small to mid-sized businesses still relying exclusively on proprietary software and costly hardware solutions to drive antiquated technology.

In my experience, deploying Linux servers in mid-to-large business and government contexts offers numerous ways to reduce costs and improve performance.

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