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FANTEC brought to GPL compliance, again

http://gpl-violations.org

The Regional Court of Hamburg found FANTEC guilty of violating the GNU General Public License in their media player 3DFHDL in the case between Harald Welte versus FANTEC GmbH, The court decided that FANTEC has to pay a penalty fee plus additional costs for the lawyers, and has to give out the exact information about their chain of distribution of the product.

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International Space Station to Run Debian 6

http://www.extremetech.com

Dozens of laptops will make the change to Debian 6. They join many other systems aboard the ISS that already run various flavors of GNU/Linux, such as Red Hat and Scientific Linux. Of high priority is having an OS which gives in-house control.

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Google reinstates federated Jabber/XMPP instant messaging

http://www.fsf.org

A few weeks ago FSF have reported that Google had started blocking invites sent from non-Google Jabber servers. This was done as a crude anti-spam measure. Google have since rolled out proper anti-spam filtering for its Jabber service, and has removed the invite block. This was announced a few days ago in a public mailing list post.

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Linux Foundation Training Prepares the International Space Station for GNU/Linux Migration

http://www.linux.com

It’s hard to get tech support 400 kilometers away from the Earth, which is why Keith Chuvala of United Space Alliance, a NASA contractor deeply involved in Space Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS) operations, decided to migrate to GNU/Linux. "we needed an operating system that was stable and reliable – one that would give us in-house control."

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Google backslides on federated instant messaging, on purpose?

http://www.fsf.org

Google users can still send subscription requests to contacts whose accounts are hosted elsewhere. But they cannot accept incoming requests. This change is akin to Google no longer accepting incoming e-mail for @gmail.com addresses from non-Google domains. That would be unthinkable.

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Namaste! LMS - Free Wordpress Learning Management System

http://namaste-lms.org

Namaste! LMS is a Free
Learning Management System
For WordPress
Namaste! LMS supports unlimited courses and lessons with very flexible access to each of them. You can create assignments, manage students, add notes, and more.

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Koha 3.10 demo

http://foss4lib.org

Koha 3.10 was released and so it’s time for a free Koha 3.10 demo, covering what Koha can do for your library with a focus on the newest features in this release.

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Barclays To Save ‘Billions’ With Own Cloud And FLOSS

http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk

According to sources, Barclays saved 90 percent of its IT budget by avoiding products from Microsoft, Google, Oracle and SAP. Barclays often leads the way in technology adoption among the high street banks.

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Why do super computers use GNU/Linux?

http://www.unixmen.com

Over 90% of the world's supercomputers employ GNU/Linux as their operating system. Here are six reasons why.

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Linux More Viable Than Vista 8 for Gaming

http://www.muktware.com

Some of the Valve's employees were present during the Ubuntu Developers' Summit and discussed the future of Steam on Ubuntu in particular, and Linux in general.

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Interview with the Sage Mathematics Software Project

http://www.floss4science.com

Today we have for you an interview with the developers of the Sage mathematics system project. Note that the answers were given as a team. Sage is an open source project that provides an environment very similar to Matlab, Maple and other proprietary well known mathematics systems. It is widely used in academia and scientific research. Version 5.0 was released in mid-May 2012. Enjoy the interview!

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An Interview with Leon Brin, maintainer of Mathbuntu

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Today we share with you an interview with Dr. Leon Brin, professor, mathematician and maintainer of Mathbuntu a set of scripts that enhances an Ubuntu based distribution with mathematical software. Leon tells us the story behind Mathbuntu and how you can help the project. Enjoy!

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GNU Octave for the Life Scientist: An Interview with biochemist and author Heino Prinz

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This time we have for you an interview with Heino Prinz, a biochemist and author of the book Numerical Methods for the Life Scientist: Binding and Enzyme Kinetics Calculated with GNU Octave and MATLAB. Heino tells us about himself, how the book came to be and who will benefit from it. Enjoy the interview and check out the book!

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The GNU Scientific Library: An interview with Mark Galassi

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This is an interview with Mark Galassi, one of the core developers of the highly revered GSL (GNU Scientific Library) project. Mark took out time of his very busy schedule to answer our questions and we are very grateful for that. Enjoy!

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Computer Aided Design the FLOSS way: An Interview with Franz Reiter, lead developer of gCAD3D

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Today we share with you an interview with gCAD3D lead developer Franz Reiter. gCAD3D is an interactive Computer Aided Design tool that can be used by engineers for prototyping models in three dimensions. Enjoy the interview!

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