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The 10 roles in an open source community

http://useopensource.blogspot.com

A list of possible roles for people involved in the free software movement

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Samba Adopts GPLv3 for Future Releases

http://news.samba.org

After internal consideration in the Samba Team we have decided to adopt the GPLv3 and LGPLv3 licences for all future releases of Samba.

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Top 5 Must Read for Free Gaming

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

Top 5 articles I think are must read for Free gaming in general.

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Will Open Source Developers be Well Paid?

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[Dirk Riehle is] the author of The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software, a scholarly article that describes significant shifts in the software business. Datamation spoke with him about how these shifts are shaping the pay levels of open source developers.

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Liberty Gaming: Making Money off Free Software Games?

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

This article discuss ways on how to make a living off writing Free games. It also talked about the problems of trying to balance ethical concerns and making enough money to qualify as decent.

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Free Software Magazine

http://en.wikipedia.org

Through the looking-glass, how others see us. Still no picture of Mobily though, so there may be some truth in the rumour that he looks just like Richard Stallman, without the beard. That should make him easy to recognise, shouldn't it?

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Don't get Swiftfox!

http://www.getswiftfox.org

Swiftfox is nice and fast Firefox replacement, it is an optimized built of Firefox. Some of us are using it. But, everything can't be so good. Why we shouldn't "get Swiftfox"?

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Free Software as Part of the Anarchist Toolkit

http://www.anarkismo.net

An exploration of the connections between free software, anarchism, and participatory culture. The authors suggests that free software is both a form of sharing and a coopting of the means of production. He sees it as an example of voluntary sharing and contrary to usual capitalist principles, and hopes it will lead to greater cooperation in other spheres.

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On Open Source Dying...

http://linux-blog.org

Let me make it clear for you Michael Hickins of Eweek. Your Article "Is Open Source Dying?" doesn’t even make it into the outer ring of the target for facts. If you were trying to shoot an arrow into the air with this article, you’d miss.

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After 10 years: What is Open Source?

http://www.libervis.com

In our earlier article, "Facts and Friction on Open Source and Free Software" we have explained where "Open Source" is coming from and what is its relation to Free Software and the Free Software Foundation that represents it.

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Welcome to Open Source 2.0

http://www.linuxjournal.com

There is no doubt that 3 February 1998 was a historic day. For it was then, at a meeting in Mountain View, that a small group led by Eric Raymond came up with the term “open source” as an alternative to the description “free software”. The question is, will history count 21 June 2007 as another such pivotal moment – the day that Open Source 2.0 was born?

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Yahoo Censoring Open Source

http://slated.org

According to avid Yahoo'er, Amanda Kerik, Yahoo seems to have developed a policy of censoring answers in their "Yahoo! Answers" service, if that answer contains a suggestion to use Open Source alternatives to Microsoft software.

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What MS Could Gain from OSS and Linux

http://www.osweekly.com

Last time, we discussed Microsoft, their approach to protecting patents and why the enforcement of this is going to cost them much more than just some market share. Today, we will be taking this a step further by examining what they are losing out on by continuing with their dinosaur approach to creative property.

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It's Time to Consider Open Source Software, Part 1

http://www.linuxinsider.com

In 1985, Richard Stallman released "The GNU Manifesto," in which he proclaimed a golden rule: One must share computer programs. Software vendors required him to agree to license agreements that forbade sharing programs with others, but he refused to "break solidarity" with other computer users whom he assumed also wanted to use free software.

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Be Realistic. Demand the Impossible

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A favorite slogan of the Situationists during the social upheavals in Europe during May 1968 was "Be Realistic. Demand the impossible". Stretch out, dare to dream, go against the flow, and your dreams just might come true.

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