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"Open Source Bach" Project Completed; Score and Recording Now Online

http://entertainment.slashdot.org

rDouglass writes "MuseScore, the open source music notation editor, and pianist Kimiko Ishizaka have released a new recording and digital edition of Bach's Goldberg Variations. The works are released under the Creative Commons Zero license."

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Why Freedom of Thought Requires Free Media and Why Free Media Require Free Technology

http://youtu.be

Media that spy on and data-mine the public are capable of destroying humanity's most precious freedom: freedom of thought. Ensuring that media remain structured to support rather than suppress individual freedom and civic virtue requires us to achieve specific free technology and free culture goals.

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Linux Desktop Space is no Place to Concede

http://reallylinux.com

The desktop is not going to disappear suddenly because there is a movement to include mobile devices. On the contrary, I see years in which a business will adopt a multitude of new devices, and the infrastructure needed to make them all work coherently.

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Say Goodbye to Linux on the Desktop

http://reallylinux.com

The battle to position Linux on the desktop has always been tenuous. Because the OEM relationships and marketing dollars will always promote the proprietary solutions.

However, the advancement of mobile devices and the major shift to cloud based data storage and applications delivery means that the "desktop" space is perhaps no longer an area worth fighting to gain a share.

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Last chance to fund Tube, a Blender film affirming free software's viability for animators all over

http://blog.thesilentnumber.me

Blender's Open Movie Projects have already proved that it's possible to produce stunningly high-quality 3D animated films exclusively using free software in a studio setting. Now, a new animated short film called Tube, inspired by the ancient epic poem of Gilgamesh, is expanding on that work to bring free culture to the masses.

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Culture Freedom Day, 19th May

http://www.culturefreedomday.org

A day worldwide where Free Culture art is exhibited, as much as possible, and celebrated. Be it a photo exhibition, a concert, playing music in the streets or organization movie screening, as long as it is clear to the public that what you are showing is Free Culture you would be right on target. Find or arrange an event in your neighborhood.

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Elveos, the collaborative platform for free software funding

https://elveos.org

Describe a new feature in a free software project, crowdfund the financing and a developer will build it.

Are you familiar with finances? The GNU AGPL v3 licensed code is looking for new masters with economic and communications skills.

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Catalyst scales Lamp and Drupal to meet enterprise demands

http://www.reallylinux.com

In this interview with Catalyst's Director, Mike O'Connor sheds light on how enterprise scaling of Lamp and use of CMS including DRUPAL and MOODLE can dramatically benefit companies.

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The Liberated Pixel Cup: a game making contest from the CC, FSF, and OpenGameArt

http://lpc.opengameart.org

OpenGameArt.org, the Free Software Foundation, and the Creative Commons are teaming up to bring the Liberated Pixel Cup, a free-as-in-freedom game making contest starting on June 1st and going through July 31st.

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FSFE's Fellowship Interview with Guido Günther

https://blogs.fsfe.org

Guido Günther joined the Debian Project while completing his degree in physics at the University of Konstanz. He helped with development of Debian for new processor architectures, and co-initiated Debian’s Groupware Meetings. He also enjoys contributing to the GNOME project, and advanced Free Software virtualisation technologies. He works as a professional Free Software developer and consultant.

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TLWIR Special: Star Trek Foreshadowed the Linux Tablet

http://beginlinux.com

In this special edition of The Linux Week In Review, I will discuss the coming growth of GNU/Linux running on tablet computers. GNU/Linux on tablets was indirectly predicted by various devices on Star Trek years ago. The Star Trek PADD undoubtedly ran Free Software because commerce and for-profit motivations were a thing of the past by the 23rd and 24th centuries.

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Stevland project bridges the accessibility gap for web kiosks

http://www.64studio.com

Stevland is a GNU/Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu, designed so that people with disabilities can enjoy access to the Internet, regardless of their level of computer knowledge. It includes a full-screen wizard designed to help kiosk users set their accessibility preferences.

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Fedora Scientific, an interview with Amit Saha

http://www.floss4science.com

Our latest interview is with Amit Saha, responsible for Fedora Scientific, a Fedora based distribution geared towards scientists, students and professionals alike. The distribution is packed with software like GNU Octave, R, Maxima and many more. Give Fedora Scientific a spin! Enjoy the interview!

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Addressing the failure of open source

http://lwn.net

Bruce Perens talked at the linux.conf.au 2012 about the goals of the free software movement (He still calls it "open source"... despite) and the challenges ahead (e.g. legal) and the opportunities like open hardware.

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Another Android Convert in Saigon

http://www.saigonnezumi.com

...I remember back in October, 2008, people thought I was crazy for using an G1 Android phone here in Saigon.

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