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Entertainer - media center solution

http://www.entertainer-project.com

Entertainer aims to be a simple and easy-to-use media center solution for Gnome and XFce desktop environments. Entertainer is written completely in Python using object-oriented programming paradigm. It uses GStreamer multimedia framework for multimedia playback.

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Created by snotbutter 6 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 48 weeks ago
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Does Open Source Lose its Mission in Corporations?

http://www.pcworld.com

More and more open-source developers these days are employees of companies, paid to work on open-source projects, rather than independent programmers doing it for fun. The change raises issues for projects, programmers and employers alike.

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Created by anna 7 years 3 hours ago – Made popular 6 years 52 weeks ago
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Developing for the Nokia N800

http://www.ibm.com

Root around inside the heart of the Nokia N800 phone/Internet tablet/Webcam and take a closer look at the build environment, based on scratchbox.

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Created by leo 7 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 3 weeks ago
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A GPL compliance case against Iliad

http://lwn.net

Several free software writers have
called Iliad, one of the main telecom companies in France, to respect
their work, and a judicial proceeding has begun to demand the respect
of their licence. This action follows repeated refusals of Iliad to
publish the source code of the Free Software included in their Freebox.

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Created by peacemaker 7 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 3 weeks ago
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Mantis helps developers eat bugs

http://www.linux.com

Tracking and squishing bugs (both the six-legged and the computer software kind) is hard, and you need all the help you can get.

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Created by mads 7 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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Portrait: Alien Arena creator John Diamond

http://www.linux.com

John Diamond is the creator and lead developer of the popular free software game Alien Arena. He turned his hobbies and a talent for coding into a small business.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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Google offers $10 million for best Android mobile phone applications

http://www.linuxworld.com

Google will give $10 million to the developers who build the best applications for Android, the open source platform Google designed for building mobile phones. Google says it hopes to spark innovation with the so-called Android Developer Challenge, announced today concurrently with the release of Android. The software development kit is now available for download on the Android site.

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Created by bridget 7 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 4 weeks ago
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So, why, why do people and company develop free software?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

More and more people are discovering free software. Many people only do so after weeks, or even months, of using it. I wonder, for example, how many Firefox users actually know how free Firefox really is—many of them realise that you can get it for free, but find it hard to believe that anybody can modify it and even redistribute it legally.

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Created by dave 7 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 5 weeks ago
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An interview with MetalMusicAddict of UbuntuStudio

http://kmandla.wordpress.com

Free software spawns more free software, so to speak, and with each new rendition of Linux, another niche is filled and another audience is satisfied. Ubuntu Studio is an Ubuntu derivative aimed at audio, video and graphic enthusiasts and professionals, and now offers a 7.10 release. MetalMusicAddict is among the Ubuntu Studio crew, and a leading contributor on the Ubuntu Forums.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 7 weeks ago
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Legal firms wake up to open source

http://www.vnunet.com

Legal firms are rapidly expanding their open source practices as the legal challenges to developers and users mount.

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Created by peacemaker 7 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 9 weeks ago
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The Four Freedoms Applied to Software as a Service

http://www.oreillynet.com

The Free Software Foundation has defined Four Freedoms related to software. These freedoms apply to users of software, not necessarily developers. In the view of the FSF, these freedoms are ethical in nature, so much so that they argue that software which violates these freedoms is unethical.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 10 weeks ago
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Open source geeks asked to 'stand up and be counted'

http://www.builderau.com.au

Australians working with open source software are urged to participate in an online census launched this week to discover the capabilities of the local industry.

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Created by dave 7 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 11 weeks ago
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Free and Open Source Software Developers Working for Free (Economics 101)

http://stephesblog.blogs.com

One still occasionally hears people wonder why free and open source software developers "work for free." We aren't talking about developers that work at a company or university.

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Created by C733tus 7 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 11 weeks ago
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Great Linux Sites for Developers

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Today's Linux developers are much better armed with a variety of support opportunities, noted HP's Bdale Garbee. They have access to project revision boards that open a whole new level of support not available to individual proprietary software developers, he explained. Ultimately, there is no reason a Linux developer should feel isolated and without help

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Created by leo 7 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 12 weeks ago
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The Most Irritating Question in the World

http://tinosc.blogspot.com

I thought I'd post about the Most. Irritating. Question. Ever: "OMG! Like, how are Open Source developers gonna get paid???"

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Created by peacemaker 7 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 12 weeks ago
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