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Community - free software in the global community - people, interviews, opinions, activism, events and community adoption of free software. In other words, the whos, whens and wheres of free software.
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Back door in ProFTPD FTP server

http://www.h-online.com

Unknown attackers penetrated the server hosting the open source ProFTPD FTP server project and concealed a back door in the source code.

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Why and How I Join the Cloud Hype, and So Can You, Free Culture Amigos!

http://blog.ofset.org

I suggest that fellow advocates of the free culture movement jump on the cloud bandwagon and compete with the hype generator(s?) for the seat behind the steering wheel, popularizing the free culture concepts during the competition, as a peaceful way of fighting the cloud hypes.

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The Internet Distributed Open Name System project

http://lwn.net

Problem: They want to use DNS to spy on us; track us; censor us; threaten us and ban us.
Answer: Scrap DNS!

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Free Software GSM Presentation on Dec. 9th

http://aligunduz.org

You have gotten used to the idea of Android and Meego? Let's see what you'll think about the possibility of Free Software handling what your cell phone is primarily made for.

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Free Software Foundation's software repository hacked

http://www.infoworld.com

The Web front end for a Free Software Foundation software repository remains down after the server it was hosted on was attacked last week.

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Savannah and www.gnu.org downtime

http://www.fsf.org

Over the weekend, Savannah was compromised. Here's a chronological account of the events: […]
We are very sorry for the inconvenience caused to Savannah users by this attack, and thank you for your patience while we work to bring back an improved service.

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Mozilla exec tells Microsoft, Google and Apple to 'stop being evil'

http://www.pcr-online.biz

A representative of Firefox web browser developer Mozilla, has criticised computing giants for ‘unwanted plug-ins’ installed by the companies into the Firefox browser. “Why do they think this is okay?

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Open-source Social Network Diaspora Goes Live

http://www.pcworld.com

Diaspora, a widely anticipated social network site built on open-source code, has cracked open its doors for business today, at least for a handful of invited participants.

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Kernel Log: Fast response times via process groups

http://www.h-online.com

With the automatic creation of process groups, the desktop interface should remain responsive even when a large number of processes are making the CPU sweat. Meanwhile, the development of 2.6.37 is in full swing, and new stable kernels replace their predecessors; 2.6.35, on the other hand, has reached the end of its life

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Ubuntu: Rolling release rumours wrong

http://www.h-online.com

Recent news has suggested that the Ubuntu Linux distribution is to change to a rolling release schedule. Ubuntu's Rick Spencer has now issued a statement that these rumours are wrong

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Being US-centric does not serve GNOME Foundation well

http://www.itwire.com

itwire.com: The GNOME Foundation has been forced to change the rules for a design contest it is holding after one of its members objected to the exclusion of certain countries.
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FS Daily bug?

For the last 18 hours, I've been unable to post articles, when logged into FS Daily. Each time I attempt to use the Submit button I get a message, "Permission Denied".

Is anyone else having this problem? The complete lack of "Upcoming" articles tends to suggest that they are.

I don't even know if I can successfully "post" this comment, but I'll try.

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee on the state of the WWW on its 20th anniversary

http://www.scientificamerican.com

The Web is critical not merely to the digital revolution but to our continued prosperity—and even our liberty. Like democracy itself, it needs defending.

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Healtcheck: openSUSE - Community before code

http://www.h-online.com

The openSUSE community is on a voyage of introspection and self discovery. SuSE Linux has been around in one form or another since 1992, and, with the possible exception of Slackware, has an older provenance than any other Linux distribution, yet openSUSE is still in search of a unifying vision that sets it apart from its rivals and its past.

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Three unspoken blockers that prevent professors from teaching open source community participation

http://opensource.com

Sebastian Dziallas and I sat down last weekend at the 2010 Frontiers in Education conference with a group of professors from the Teaching Open Source community. "What are the biggest blockers that you're facing in doing this,"

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