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GNU/Linux Desktop Market Share in the United States Not the Global Share

http://techrights.org

A quick response to operating system surveys which are predominantly US-oriented

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Biometric Hardware with Linux and GPL violations

http://linuxmadeasy.blogspot.com

Recently at work we installed a biometric access control system. I was not in charge of this buy, but I tried the Windows software that is responsible for data handling and connects to biometric terminals. Today, we were doing a few more work in our office, and drilling a hole to basement, the worker made bullseye on power cable for biometrics terminals.

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Broadcom releases open source wireless driver for Linux

http://www.h-online.com

Broadcom has become the last major manufacturer of wireless chips to support developers of open source Linux drivers

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Final conclussions about Free Software and Education at Kerala

http://wiki.hipatia.net

We, the undersigned, call on all educational institutions, policy makers, students and teachers from all corners of the world to discard all proprietary software and use exclusively Free Software.

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Broadcom releases an open-source driver for its wireless chipsets

http://lwn.net

Broadcom would like to announce the initial release of a fully-open
Linux driver for it's latest generation of 11n chipsets.

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7 Providers of Pre Installed Linux Laptops/PC's

http://www.techdrivein.com

Not many mainstream PC manufacturers have a Linux preinstalled version of their products. But some do have and the there are many other not-so-mainstream providers of Linux preinstalled laptops, netbooks and PC's. Here are a few of them you should know.

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Flip: A Simple Camera Done Right

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Sometime back I gave a pretty strong pan review of a couple of "toys" that were not compatible with GNU/Linux - with open standards really, since the community ensures that free software is compliant - and were therefore nothing more than a disappointment to my kids.

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Microsoft Patents Operating System Shutdown? WTF!

http://www.techdrivein.com

It is reported that Microsoft recently obtained patent for "Operating System Shutdown". In simpler words, Microsoft now holds the intellectual property rights for 'shutting down an operating system'.

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Linux Market Share

http://www.linuxjournal.com

In the course of a normal work day I take several little breaks to check the news. On my list of news sites are Slashdot, Linux Journal, and Linux Today. Frequently I see something that gives me an idea for an article. Sometimes I even find an article on a topic that I was planning to write about myself.

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11 Biggest Open Source Success Stories

http://www.techdrivein.com

According to Fortune, Open Source is slowly gaining acceptance in the corporate world. More and more corporates are beginning to see the merits of Open Source and have started embracing it. But all these changes didn't happened overnight. It was rather a painful journey. '

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The Urbi Robotic Software Platform Goes Open Source

http://www.sbwire.com

Gostai, the editor of innovative software for robotics & AI, is pleased to announce that its core Urbi technology is opening its code base to the open source community.

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Eben Moglen on learning through collaboration

http://geekybodhi.net

A professor of Law and legal history at the Columbia University, Moglen preaches what he practices -- free software and the role it plays in improving education. As part of Bangalore's Christ University's conference on distributed education, Moglen delivered a (recorded) talk on how he uses Wikis to teach his Law courses.

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The final verdict is in: OpenSolaris is no more.

http://blog.hydrasystemsllc.com

In what is supposedly a leaked internal memo to Oracle staff, the adoptive parent company of Sun’s OpenSolaris had announced the fate the project’s (and binary release’s) future. That is, they will support it no more outside of CDDL’d package updates for future Solaris (i.e. Solaris 11) releases.

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OpenSolaris axed!

http://www.theregister.co.uk

You all expected it, and now it has come to pass: Oracle has killed off the OpenSolaris development project.

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Intel, Nokia tout MeeGo as inclusive alternative to Android

http://arstechnica.com

The MeeGo project was launched earlier this year when Intel and Nokia brought together their respective mobile Linux platforms in a combined effort to reduce fragmentation and offer device vendors a standardized platform. The MeeGo platform is endorsed by the Linux Foundation, which has taken on a stewardship role with the aim of facilitating collaboration around the software.

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