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Open source going mainstream

http://www.linuxworld.com

As more than 11,000 attendees prepare to converge on San Francisco for the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo next week, one industry analyst says customers are evaluating open-source software the same way they evaluate proprietary software: It has to be priced right and work well.

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Free as in Freedom by Sam Williams - Free eBook

http://manybooks.net

Download Richard Stallman's crusade for Free Software. Available free, in a large variety of formats, from Manybooks.

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Free Software News Site Adheres to Free Software Business Model

http://blue-gnu.biz

Blue Gnu Media & Technology launched Blue GNU, a news site focused on the Free Software movement. The company uses only Free Software for both its office and website.

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One Month On, GPLv3 Adoption Going Very Smoothly

http://fsfe.org

I recently read the discussion on the GCC development mailing list related to GCC's transition to GPLv3. Despite generating 172 emails, the transition was quite smooth actually.

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The Ultimate Resource List for the Game Hackers

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

This is a large resource list for a typical game and Free software developers would need like places to host their code, applications, places to promote their games/application, and more. I hope you like this article as much as I enjoy writing it. :)

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Join No OOXML Club

https://lists.ffii.org

Self-explanatory. The organisation is particularly concerned with the situation in Australia;

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Open-source vendors: Monopolies waiting to happen?

http://news.com.com

JBoss developer Roy Russo wonders if all open-source companies are de facto monopolistic. Like many others that I respect (Dave Rosenberg, Lonn Johnston, President Bush, Oscar the Grouch), Russo says any market ultimately has room for only one purveyor of free software.

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General Public License Version 3: A Legal View

http://lawandlifesiliconvalley.blogspot.com

This is an interesting article in which the author mentions differences between version 2 and 3 of the GPL. I think his assessment regarding DRM in item 7 is incorrect though. Please discuss.

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Competing with the wrong companies (Hint: go after proprietary not other OSS)

http://weblog.infoworld.com

I remain frustrated by the complete lack of marketing and business sense that many open source companies continue to display. I thought that we were past the whole foolishness of competing in the ghetto amongst ourselves vs. the big proprietary guys with lots of dough but it seems that the argument has just started taking other forms.

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Liberty Gaming: Strategies for Expanding Free Gaming

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

An article on my ideas and thought on how one might expanding the popularity of Free gaming or games that are Free softwares.

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Willing to buy a high-end, free-software-only laptop?

http://www.markshuttleworth.com

mailing list launched by Mark Shuttleworth

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Web 2.0 is built on Open Source

http://www.venturecake.com

Amazon uses Linux. eBay uses Windows. But what OSs and webservers run Web 2.0? We tested 17 of our favorites and found out. The script is included below to check for yourself.

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The GPL and Software as a Service

http://radar.oreilly.com

"...free software license requirements to release source code are all triggered by the act of distribution, and that web applications, which are not actually "distributed," are therefore not bound by these licenses....In other words, software delivered as service is now officially not covered by the GPL..."

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Video of the release of the GPLv3.

http://gplv3.fsf.org

Video available of this announcement. You can watch Stallman give an overview of the major changes in the license, and his reflections on the drafting process.

Highest Quality (103MB): http://gplv3.fsf.org/static/release/rms_gplv3_launch_high_quality.ogg
BitTorrent: http://gplv3.fsf.org/static/release/rms_gplv3_launch_high_quality.ogg.to...

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Free for All by Peter Wayner - Free eBook

http://manybooks.net

A free book download, available in many formats from Manybooks.net; a great free library

How Linux and the Free Software Movement undercut the high tech titans.

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