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Open Education 2011 - Call for Proposals

http://openedconference.org

Open Education encompasses a wide range of ideas and practices: open educational resources, open learning support, open credentialing, open access, open scholarship, open teaching, and others. Sometimes open education is enacted by a national government or as an institutional initiative, other times an open education practitioner can feel like a lone voice crying in the wilderness.

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Free Software University

http://opensource.com

Marrying technology, innovation and this curious internet thing of giving stuff away for free, consultant and Cong-base Englishman, Lloyd Hardy, is hoping to kick start an online learning revolution. Hardy proposes to deliver university courses for free over the internet using an “open source” model.

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FSF announces new executive director

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the appointment of John Sullivan as its new executive director.

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FSFE Newsletter - March 2011

http://fsfe.org

Headlines this month:
- Revolution failed: Facebook not available in Egypt;
- Lawyered! - FSFE's legal workshop;
- Leaked documents highlight Germany's Foreign Office move back to non-free software;
- Valentine's Day campaign and PDFReaders news;
- Document Freedom Day: get involved!

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openSUSE 11.4 and KDE

http://news.opensuse.org

KDE fans must definitely watch out for openSUSE 11.4, which will be the first major Linux distribution to feature KDE’s Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Development Platform version 4.6. This trio of releases by the KDE community brings much better performance as well as many usability and feature improvements all over the place.

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3 Good Reasons To Buy an Open-PC

http://www.pcworld.com

With prices starting at $249 in the United States, the Open-PC's price isn't insignificant. On the other hand, if you factor in the inclusion of support, the "just works" factor and an included donation to the KDE project, the Open-PC could be a compelling choice.

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Nokia and open source - A trial by fire

http://www.h-online.com

At the same time "both Nokia and Intel were working on separate handset UIs using Qt, the former proprietary, the latter open-source. A better worked example of squandering your leadership role and wrestling yourself to the ground is hard to see."

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Localising Gnu/Linux to TELUGU - Sprint Activity

http://ithinkless.blogspot.com

With a great success few years back,we are back in a bigger way!Feel proud to help our local community ranging from kids in rural areas to your grand parents.Do participate.

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I Love Free Software Campaign

http://fsfe.org

Valentine's Day is a celebration of love, and it's a great day to declare your love and gratitude to the people behind every Free Software initiative and organisation. Why not make this February 14th a very special day and show them that you appreciate their work?

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Free music notation app MuseScore 1.0 is released

http://musescore.org

MuseScore is a free cross-platform WYSIWYG music notation program, that offers a cost-effective alternative to professional programs such as Sibelius and Finale. You can print beautifully engraved sheet music or save it as PDF or MIDI file.

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European Parliament starts free software user group

http://www.osor.eu

One member of the European Parliament and a handful of their advisors and assistants started a free software group last Saturday, aiming to increase the use of free and open source software in the European Parliament's IT infrastructure. The user group is open to all who works in the European Parliament, including staff and assistants working in political groups.

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Software freedom crusader Richard Stallman on European tour

http://www.politics.co.uk

Dr Richard Stallman, the global crusader for the freedoms of computer users, will be embarking on a lecture tour during February and March.

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GNU/Hurd in 2010

http://www.gnu.org

The Hurd doesn't fully deliver on the everyday usability goal yet, but it is seeing continuous improvement---and 2010 has been no exception. Let's take a look at the progress throughout the year.

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On-demand video streaming from FOSDEM 2011

http://fosdem.org

On-demand video streaming from FOSDEM 2011 in Ogg Theora format

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12 free software/open source books

http://www.linuxaria.com

Free software and open source community is very dedicated to sharing information, comparing and learning, then in this article I will recommend some readings of open books that you can download, read and if you want print freely.

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