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Linux, we have a PR problem

http://www.itnews.com.au

A few weeks ago a former boss and mentor of mine made my jaw drop by asking me, "Why has open source failed?".

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Introducing my Vietnamese Students to Gimp

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Vietnamese students learn how to use the GIMP wth PClinuxOS.

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PC-BSD added to Vietnam BSD/Linux Mirror

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The Saigon Linux Group added PC-BSD to it's Vietnam BSD/Linux Public Mirror in efforts to promote open source technology in Vietnam.

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Vietnamese Students use PCLinuxOS in the classroom

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10th and 11th Grade high school students at the American International School in Saigon, Vietnam, are using PCLinuxOS in the classroom. They are even learning how to use the command line.

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DesktopBSD moves into Vietnam

http://www.saigonlinux.com:8080

DesktopBSD has moved into Vietnam when it was recently added to the Vietnam BSD/Linux Mirror by the Saigon Linux Group and GHP Far East, two companies promoting open source technology in Vietnam.

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Miguel's delusions of grandeur

http://www.itwire.com

What is Miguel de Icaza's latest game? His obsession with tailgating everything that Microsoft develops - and trying to impress the company by producing Linux equivalents - now seems to be spreading to others as well.

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The FOSS Project Marketing HowTo: Press Releases

http://www.blue-gnu.biz

In my first FOSS Project Marketing Howto article, I wrote about the importance of using your project's home page as an effective marketing tool. So let's examine a few press releases to learn how to write our own.

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The FOSS Project Marketing HowTo: Start At Home

http://blue-gnu.biz

At the Recent Ohio (GNU)LinuxFest, I talked about the importance of promoting your FOSS projects, covering some of the tasks project teams need to engage in, working with the press, and handling negative publicity. This is the first in a series of articles aimed at helping project teams by going into more details. Here we consider how your home page figures into your marketing process.

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Microsoft Must Earn Respect of FOSS Community

http://blue-gnu.biz

Can you believe it? Given Microsoft's history of antagonism, It's hard to believe anyone - let alone the Linux Foundation - would call on the FOSS community to respect Microsoft. No, if Microsoft wants respect, they should get it the 'old-fashioned' way - by earning it.

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Gartner, Open Source, and Microsoft

http://www.intelligententerprise.com

I received Gartner e-mail this week marketing their up-coming open-source summit. The message contains gems that illuminate Gartner's perspective on open source and the larger IT world.

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Government agencies embracing open source: AGIMO

http://www.zdnet.com.au

Federal government agencies are adopting free and open source software (FOSS) with increasing zeal, according to a new study undertaken by the Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO).

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Why Open Source and Linux Are Losing Momentum

http://www.itbusinessedge.com

This time of year, I make my rounds with the OEMs and get to chat with a number of executives. Several things have floated to the top, but the one I’d like to chat about right now is the comment that Linux demand and interest in open source in general has dropped off sharply.

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BBC Trust to hear open sourcers' iPlayer gripes

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The BBC Trust has asked to meet open source advocates to discuss their complaints over the corporation's Windows-only on demand broadband TV service, iPlayer.

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Should FOSS Change to a Dual License?

http://penguinpetes.com

I would be happy to see one of two courses of action. Either: (a) Change the licenses to make an exception for running on Windows - namely that it is not permitted. (b) Change the licenses so that only the original author may port their own software to Windows - as proprietary only!

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FSDaily: Original articles/news

http://www.fsdaily.com

Hello to everyone in this community, I will like to make a suggestion, I will like to see more "original and different" news and articles on
fsdaily, at least a 25% of them should be wrote by the users

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