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My day @ SVIT

http://sudeepkodavati.com

«...The objective of the workshop is to introduce Free Software philosophy to the students and also give a brief knowledge regarding various programming languages, tools with a hands on lab experience...»

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On Feminism and Microcontrollers

http://mako.cc

Benjamin Mako Hill blogs about a sewable microcontroller called LilyPad Arduino by Leah Beuchley; how it's geared towards women; and reports on the extent of its adoption by women.

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KDE and Science

http://dot.kde.org

he scientific mindset shares a lot with that of free software and so it is no surprise that there are plenty of scientists within our community, nor that KDE has some strong applications in the world of science.

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BIND 9.7.2-P2 is now available

https://lists.isc.org

New bugfix and security fix release of free softwared most commonly used Domain Name System (DNS) server on the Internet.

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Richard Stallman and the free software movement

http://www.greenleft.org.au

Richard Stallman is currently touring Australia. On September 16 he spoke to Greg Adamson in Melbourne.

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When a company asks for your copyright

http://www.fsf.org

RMS: Companies that develop free software and release it under the GNU GPL sometimes distribute some copies of the code in other ways. If they distribute the exact same code under a different license to certain users that pay for this, typically permitting including the code in proprietary programs, we call it "selling exceptions".

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5 Intriguing KDE Apps

http://maketecheasier.com

A quick look at KDE-Apps.org reveals that new apps are added daily. I periodically browse through the latest KDE apps to see if anything stands out, and I found these five, some of which are in early development.

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LibreOffice - A fresh page for OpenOffice

http://www.h-online.com

LibreOffice will be uncompromisingly free software, and as one developer observes, "it is hard to think of anyone of any note in the community that isn't involved," including developers from Red Hat and Debian. The hope is that OpenOffice / Libreoffice "will go where people want it to go, because it hasn't been going where people want it to.

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LibreOffice - a community fork for OpenOffice.org

http://www.h-online.com

The Document Foundation is a newly founded organisation with a mission: to make an office suite available as truly free software, developed within the wider community. Supported by companies like Google, Novell and Red Hat, the Foundation has forked the Oracle-owned OpenOffice software and created LibreOffice.

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Stallman calls for end to ‘war on sharing’

http://www.itnews.com.au

"Surveillance, censorship, restrictive data formats and software-as-a-service threatened the freedom of IT users, GNU founder and free software activist Richard Stallman claimed..."

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Video: Stallman on software patent fears (OGG format)

http://www.itnews.com.au

"Why GNU founder crashed the European Patent Office’s presentation..."

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Trisquel 4.0 LTS "Taranis" strikes

http://trisquel.info

As our special way to celebrate Software Freedom Day, we are pleased to announce that Trisquel 4.0 LTS, codename "Taranis" -the Celtic god of thunder- is ready for download. It is our second Long Term Support release, and it is a sweet one! It comes in the usual GNOME flavor and with a light LXDE based environment in the shape of the new "Mini" edition.

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Apache Software Foundation hits its millionth commit

https://blogs.apache.org

The Apache Software Foundation reached its millionth revision milestone today with a commit by ASF Member Yonik Seeley on behalf of the Apache Lucene Project. The all-volunteer ASF oversees nearly one hundred fifty leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP Server -- the world's most popular Web server software, powering more than 130 Million Websites worldwide.

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PostgreSQL 9.0 final release available

http://www.postgresql.org

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces the availability of our most eagerly awaited release. PostgreSQL 9.0 includes built-in, binary replication, and over a dozen other major features which will appeal to everyone from web developers to database hackers.

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Speex developer announces Codec 2 audiocodec

http://www.rowetel.com

Codec2 is an open source low bit rate speech codec designed for communications quality speech at around 2400 bit/s. Applications include low bandwidth HF/VHF digital radio. It fills a gap in open source, free-as-in-speech voice codecs beneath 5000 bit/s. It is released under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).

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