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LibrePlanet software freedom conference announces line-up

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the line-up for its upcoming LibrePlanet 2013 conference, to be held in Cambridge, MA at the Harvard Science Center on March 23-24.

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The dark side of open source conferences

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Some people argue that if women really want to be involved in open source (or computing, or corporate management, etc.), they will put up with being stalked, leered at, and physically assaulted at conferences.

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Audio and Video from LibrePlanet 2010

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Thanks to the efforts of summer campaigns intern, Steve DuBois, we have all the video and audio from the conference ready for your viewing pleasure.

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Slides and Videos from GNU Hackers Meeting 2010

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This GNU Hackers Meeting took place on Saturday 24 July and Sunday 25 July. We organised a hacking space on Monday 26 July and Tuesday 27 July and encouraged people to stay for the extra days. The main GUADEC conference was on Wednesday 28 - Friday 30. This meeting featured a workshop on GNUnet, free secure networking and decentralised applications.

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Stallman on Microsoft Sponsorship

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Accepting the money from Microsoft would, in itself, do not harm. But Microsoft typically demands a price for its sponsorship, a price that implies a change in the nature of the event. The price might be, let someone from Microsoft give a speech. The price might be, don’t say that proprietary software is evil. The price might be, present Microsoft sponsorship in a way that inhibits
you from denouncing Microsoft’s software as unethical.

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A conference on software patents and free software

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On April 29, the University of Colorado held a conference on patents and free software. The following is not a comprehensive report of the event; instead, it focuses on a few of the more interesting moments.

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Linux Foundation announces LinuxCon Brazil 2010

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The Linux Foundation has announced that its third regional LinuxCon conference will take place from the 31st of August to the 1st of September, 2010 in São Paulo, Brazil and will include talks from Linux creator Linus Torvalds

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First Debian Mini Conference to be held in Germany

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The Debian Project is pleased to announce that the first Debian Mini Conference in Germany will take place on the 10th and 11th of June in Berlin as a subconference of this year's LinuxTag.

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Debian: DebConf10 & 2010 Project Leader Elections

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The DebConf organisers have announced they are now accepting proposals for contributions to this year’s annual Debian developers conference and the Debian Project has revealed the final four candidates for the 2010 Project Leader Elections

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Getting distros to play together, nicely

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For the second time in its 11-year history, Australia's national Linux conference (LCA) has a distro summit on its agenda. The last distro summit was held in 2008, when former Linux Australia president Jonathan Oxer was the organiser.

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World's Largest Python Conference Comes to Atlanta

http://us.pycon.org

PyCon 2009 drew nearly a thousand Python programmers from around the world, representing projects on all seven continents - including Antarctica! They gathered for serious learning, discussion, and strategizing... and for not-so-serious fun. PyCon 2010, the eighth annual conference of the Python programming community, promises even more.

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A brief summary of Wineconf 2009 by Scott Ritchie

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A brief summary of Wineconf 2009 by Scott Ritchie, Scott went into detail about all the happenings at this years Wineconf. If you want to know about the changes in store for Wine and WineHQ in 2010 you will most defiantly want to read on...

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Linux-Kongress 2009: New filesystems, optimised programming

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Prominent open source personalities presented a host of information about current and future developments in Linux at the Linux-Kongress 2009 conference. This time, filesystems were discussed in several presentations. Among the topics were the advantages of Ext4 and Btrfs.

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The Gates Are Open For Little Blue - Early - Birds

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This year's linux.conf.au — which will, despite the name, be held in Wellington, New Zealand — is fast approaching. For those waiting to get in on the action up front, the time to act is now, because the early bird will soon have flown the coop.

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Linux geeks, New Zealand beckons

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A husband-wife team is in the driver's seat for the 11th Australian national Linux conference which kicks off in Wellington, New Zealand, on January 18 next year.

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