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KDE in 2009

http://aseigo.blogspot.com

We accomplished a lot in the last year, both as a community as well as personally. I'll leave the personal events, positive and difficult, to those who were involved, but try and cover some of the highlights of what we did together.

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The H Year: 2009's Wins, Fails and Mehs

http://www.h-online.com

Welcome to The H's look back at 2009. We've categorised events by what The H thinks was full of win, who was getting on the failboat and what made us just say "Meh". From the corporate giants and how they handled open source and the community to the battle to be the best browser, and from the best new open source to the worst mis-steps in the community.

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2009: A breakthrough year for mobile Linux

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

In 2009, mobile consumer devices including netbooks, e-readers, tablets, MIDs, PMPs, and mobile phones were increasingly dominated by embedded Linux or the Linux-based Android.

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Retrospect on Ubuntu in 2009

http://www.workswithu.com

As 2009 draws to a close, it's time to take a look back at what Ubuntu and its community have accomplished in the outgoing year.  There may be nothing revolutionary to report, but there have nonetheless been some notable changes to Ubuntu itself and the community around it over the last year.  Here's a look at the most memorable ones.

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10 Greatest Open Source Software Of 2009

http://www.cyberciti.biz

These are full-featured cross-platform softwares, free as in beer and speech. Vivek Gite picks his best open source software of 2009.

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FOSS: How Did 2009 Shape Up?

http://www.linux-mag.com

Another year goes by without the "Year of the Linux Desktop" (whatever that means) but that doesn’t mean that Free software is standing still. What highlights have there been over the last year and what is still holding us back?

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The 10 Best Linux Distributions of 2009

http://www.daniweb.com

It was exactly one year ago today that I published my original "The 10 Best Linux Distributions" and it's time to put forth a new list for this year's best. Without looking at the old list, I've decided to compile this one from scratch.

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Software Freedom Day 2009 Starts Now in Asia

http://boycottnovell.com

Software Freedom Day teaser from Japan

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Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring RC2 is available for tests

http://blog.mandriva.com

The RC2 release of Mandriva Linux 2009 Spring (code name Estephe) is now available. This RC2 version provides some updates on major desktop components of the distribution, including KDE 4.2.2, GNOME 2.26,X.org server 1.6, kernel 2.6.29.

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Open Source Business Conference Retrospective

http://opensource.org

Along with the Free and Open Source Developers European Meeting, the Open Source Business Conference was one of the two best conferences I've been to recently (I generally hate conferences). I got my geek on at: FOSDEM and actually enjoyed and learned from the technical sessions. Where OSBC is at the other end of the spectrum with business sessions, so I got my suit on.

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25 highly anticipated open-source releases coming this year

http://www.computerworld.com

There are plenty of remarkable open-source applications on the way this year. Quite a few projects are quietly (or not so quietly) working on major releases or significant upgrades that they aim to make available sometime during 2009. I've rounded up 25 of the most notable here.

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Microsoft Literally Buys Its Way Into Free Software Events

http://boycottnovell.com

Microsoft Literally Buys Its Way Into OSBC; Open Source India Tech Days ‘09 and Open Source Symposium Likewise

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Happy Birthday, Gregorian Calendar!

http://www.cogspace.com

"Here’s my official symbol for the year 2009 [...] The font is professional but playful, inspired by the rise of free software that helps us at work and at play, to connect, to share our ideas, our feelings, and our own personal worlds. None of this could be possible without the massive contributions made to society by the free software movement..."

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Mandriva Linux 2009 plans announced

http://club.mandriva.com

Mandriva has unveiled the release schedule and technical specifications for its next release, Mandriva Linux 2009. The first alpha is due on June 25th, and the final release in early October. Take a look and see what new features you can expect to find on your desktop when the final release is available.

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