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Distribution : Fedora 9 Sulphur Released

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After lots of waiting Red Hat Released their latest Desktop/Server version of Fedora Linux Lets take a quick look at its feature Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project.

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GNU/Linux: Source Code and Human Rights

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Ask average computer users what FOSS is about, and, if they've even heard of it, they'll probably say something about the source code being publicly available.

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Distribution Release: Slackware Linux 12.1

http://www.slackware.com

Well folks, it's that time to announce a new stable Slackware release again. So, without further ado, announcing Slackware version 12.1!

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Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Released !

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Ubuntu has finally released their second LTS [Long Term Support] Operating system.. Being the most widely used Linux distro we all have huge hope with this big release. So lets take a quick look at its features an aplication

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Order Ubuntu 8.04 LTS CDs Now Free

https://shipit.ubuntu.com

If you are anxious to get your hands on some nice CDs with Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) as soon as possible, then you should pre-order them right now from Ubuntu's ShipIt service, FREE of charge.
They have started taking the orders a few minutes ago, so hurry up!

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Tutorial : Create Glassy Buttons with Gimp

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After seeing few glassy logo box and buttons. I thought of making the same using Gimp.. I searched for Tutorials for Gimp ,but all in vain.. while users from PS can find a bunch of 'em. Actually it was PS tutorial from where I got the idea of creating Glassy Logo Box..

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GPLv3 adoption surpassed 50% of projection

http://gpl3.blogspot.com

Nine months following the heralded official release of the GPLv3 licenses, and with the more recent addition of the Affero GPLv3, adoption has surpassed 50% of my projections.

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Why are hardware manufcaturers keeping specs to themselves?

http://blog.sp.or.at

"Just think about it for a moment. About 20 years ago you got specifications for pretty much every piece of hardware you bought. You were given exact instructions on how to use the hardware you just bought, not only how to install it. Things have changed since then.

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FOSS helps Krugle help developers search for code

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In three years, Krugle, the company behind the code search engine of the same name, has gone from an idea to a company that's starting to produce revenue. CEO Steve Larsen, a veteran of half a dozen startups, attributes this brief time to market as being due largely to free and open source software (FOSS). According to Larsen, FOSS has shaped most aspects of the company, including its hiring practices and relations with business partners and users.

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Creative Commons Releases Free Content/Software with LiveContent DVD

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The Creative Commons released LiveContent 2.0 a Free Live DVD. We checked it out and wanted to give you an overview of what it’s all about. Basically, it’s a Fedora Live DVD with free and open source content, that comes loaded with Creative Commons’ (CC) licensed material and all you favorite FOSS programs.

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Free Open Source Software (FOSS) - Why should I support it?

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Arguments on why anyone would/should support open source applications.

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Microsoft-funded Analysts Firm Pretty Much Confirms Software Patent Pill is in ‘Openness’ Pledge

http://boycottnovell.com

Short translation: Microsoft actually chose to pretend to be opening because it serves the company’s intention to run an extortion racket against its main competitor.

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Switching Office Suites from Microsoft Office to OpenOffice.org

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How to set up OpenOffice.org to work how you want it with templates and clip art, configurations, shortcuts, and more. I’m here to help. Think of this as a virtual guide to help you figure out things you’re not quite sure about.

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Kids - Let Them Create Art on Your Computer with Tux Paint

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If you have kids and want to get them to do other things on the computer besides watching Drake and Josh or playing video games, institute an embargo and have them start drawing with a great free program Tux Paint.

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Trend Micro patent claim provokes FOSS community, leads to boycott

http://www.linux.com

Trend Micro might insist that its patent case against Barracuda Networks isn't about free software -- but try telling that to the free and open source software (FOSS) community. Since Barracuda Networks went public about the case last month, it has heard from "a tremendous number of individuals" according to Dean Drako, Barracuda's president and CEO. Even more significantly, announcement of the case has led to a boycott against Trend Micro.

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