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Impossible thing #1: Developing efficient, well engineered free software like Debian GNU/Linux

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

With any paradigm shift, it is difficult to see the new world from the old one, even though it is glaringly obvious once you’ve crossed over. Empirical evidence is one way to bridge the gap. To that end, I want to show some solid evidence for the “impossible” things that commons-based peer production (CBPP) has already accomplished—things that the old conventional wisdom would tell us “can’t be done”. This week, I’ll look at what is probably the most obvious case: free software.

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Is open source software really free?

http://www.raiden.net

When it comes to FOSS, or Free Open Source Software, the general conception is that it’s available at absolutely no cost to you. But is it really? That depends on a lot of things actually.

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How Red Hat Linux can help you boost performance and shrink IT costs

http://www.itbusiness.ca

They need to rapidly develop and deploy new applications. They need to build a flexible infrastructure--one that can rapidly adjust to the needs of the business. There are many key benefits inherent in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

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U.K. Linux users lose to U.S. and Europe

http://www.linuxworld.com

U.K. users are used to paying over the odds for PCs compared to their U.S. counterparts, but when it comes to Linux, it seems that they come off worse compared to the rest of Europe too.

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