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A foundation for the desktop - one apple, two ideas

http://www.h-online.com

The story of the free software desktop is littered with what-ifs and might-have-beens. The desktop has been 'good enough' for years, and can boast some considerable success stories, but has yet to make a significant breakthrough.

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Sourcefabric launches theme contest at first Central American conference

http://sourcefabric.org

Sourcefabric took the occasion of their first ever Central American conference on July 15th 2011 to launch a new global theme contest. Designers worldwide are invited to submit themes for Newscoop, the open source CMS for news organisations. The contest is free to enter at contest.sourcefabric.org, where designers can download a sample theme and view the competition's guidelines.

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GNOME & KDE Developers Go To Battle Over A Name

http://www.phoronix.com

Ben Cooksley, the KDE System Settings Maintainer, wrote a formal complaint to the GNOME developers over the use of "System Settings" for a GNOME application.

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Are you up to the Tor challenge?

http://www.fsf.org

You may remember that back in March at the LibrePlanet 2011 conference, we presented the 2010 Award for Projects of Social Benefit to the Tor Project -- by using free software, Tor has enabled roughly 36 million people around the world to experience freedom of access and expression on the Internet while keeping them in control of their privacy and anonymity.

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Created by stargrave 3 years 19 weeks ago
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Introducing the systems team summer intern

http://www.fsf.org

I was first introduced to free software three years ago in the introductory computer science course at Grinnell College, Iowa. The quality of a wide range of programs installed on the GNU/Linux machines made such a strong impression on me that I immediately became an avid user of free software.

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Why I say no to Google+

http://blogs.fsfe.org

These days there is a phrenitis on the web about a new social network called Google+. Some months ago I proudly debarked from the Google ship, stop using Google Docs, Calendar, Picasa, Blogger, Reader and Youtube. I continue to use Gmail, Google Translate and seeing Youtube videos without subscription.

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Linuxfloat.org a Q&A website for linux fans

http://linuxfloat.org

linuxfloat.org is a Q&A website dedicated to linux industry,it is on beta stage now.Please help to test.thanks in advance.

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Created by huangweiqiu 3 years 20 weeks ago
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Dangerous Prototypes: An Open Source Hardware Project A Month

http://hothardware.com

"Dangerous Prototypes is a two-year old organization with the stated mission of producing "one new open source project every month."[...]All are being sold by another interesting company, Seeed Studio."

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Created by cpoliticas 3 years 20 weeks ago
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Donating 20% Of Flash Drive Sales Back To Developers

http://www.inatux.com

"We recently received an e-mail from a lead developer of a certain popular GNU/Linux distribution (we can't say which one), questioning our ethics in relation to sales of Live Flash Drives. With permission, I will share with you what the concern was and our opinion and solution"

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Created by JakeDTH 3 years 21 weeks ago
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Introducing the Compliance Lab's summer intern

http://www.fsf.org

William Theaker recently started working at the FSF as this summer's licensing intern. In this post, he writes about what brought him to free software, and the goals for his internship.

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Created by stargrave 3 years 21 weeks ago
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Fellowship interview with Guido Arnold

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Guido Arnold is Deputy Coordinator of FSFE's Education Team, as well as a member of the German team, and a translator of fsfe.org and gnu.org.

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Created by stargrave 3 years 21 weeks ago
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Amahi needs your help!

http://www.amahi.org

"Amahi" is open-source home server software which can turn an old PC into a streaming media center, making your photos, videos and files available to other computers and applications in your house. Apple has told them off, issuing a cease and desist letter over their use of the term ‘App Store’ on their website.

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Created by Sharez 3 years 22 weeks ago
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Fuduntu 14.10 - Release

http://www.fewt.com

The Fuduntu team is pleased to announce the general availability of Fuduntu 14.10. This release continues our tradition of small incremental improvements bringing new versions of several important packages, and bug fixes to the Fuduntu Linux distribution.

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Created by Fewt 3 years 22 weeks ago
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Metal Free Software Song 2: This Time It’s Personal

http://www.jonobacon.org

Jono Bacon: Many moons ago, when computers were made out of oak and beige slacks, I recorded a heavy metal version of the Free Software Song that Richard Stallman cobbled together. When I recorded this song I didnt really have the right equipment to record a song, and consequently it sounded a bit rubbish. […]

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Created by akf 3 years 23 weeks ago
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LibreOffice Conference Call for Papers has started

http://blog.documentfoundation.org

Community jury invites speakers to send in papers for the four tracks: development, community building, marketing, and the ODF MasterClass until July 22nd. The first LibOCon will take place in Paris from October 12th to 15th.

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