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Media player Bangarang 2.0 released

http://bangarangkde.wordpress.com

There are many new features and bugfixes since 1.0 including: New Info View that provides helpful information about your media when you need it and integrated metadata editing and drilling; Info fetchers to help lookup additional media information for Artists, Movies, TV Shows, Actors, etc.; Support for Audio and Video feeds; Organize and browse media using tags; Improved DVD support including su

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6.0 Released

http://www.kde.org

KDE is delighted to announce its latest set of releases, providing major updates to the KDE Plasma workspaces, KDE Applications and KDE Platform. These releases, versioned 4.6, provide many new features in each of KDE's three product lines.

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Fellowship interview with Anne Østergaard

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Anne Østergaard is a veteran of the Free Software community, and attended the first Open Source Days, back in 1998. She holds a Law Degree from The University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and after a decade in government service, international organisations, and private enterprise, she has become a devoted Free Software advocate.

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Sun's open source legacy - Code and compromises

http://www.h-online.com

The aftermath of Oracle's purchase of Sun and the subsequent forking of a number of open source projects, has highlighted the necessity to protect the integrity of the commons and to keep commercially sponsored open source projects honest, and true to the principles of free and open source software.

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Postfix 2.8.0 available

http://permalink.gmane.org

Postfix (free and open-source mail transfer agent that routes and delivers electronic mail) stable release 2.8.0 is available. This release continues the move towards improving code and documentation, and making the system better prepared for changes in the threat environment.

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Myths and Facts about Firmwares and their non-removal from Debian

http://blog.schmehl.info

Debian's announcement to release "Squeeze" with a completely free Linux kernel caused quite some attention, which is actually a good thing. However, it also seems to have caused quite some uncertainty and was often partially misunderstood and miss quoted. I'll try to summarize and answer some of them in this blog post

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FSFE Newsletter - January 2011

http://fsfe.org

Public institutions - hares or snails?

Already, 203 public institutions have removed advertisements for proprietary PDF readers from their websites. Particularly outstanding were the responses from Croatia, Russia and Slovenia. In Croatia all except one reported institution deleted the advertisement…

Get active: Help with Euro 2012 championship

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The GPL/LGPL App Store For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, BSD, and Solaris

http://madhatter.ca

Looking at Apple's imitation of Apt, I think that we should build versions of Apt for the proprietary operating systems, to help spread Free Software to those who need it most, the ones who don't know about it.

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FSFE Newsletter - January 2011

http://fsfe.org

Robots, Football, and Education — Public institutions - hares or snails? — Something completely different — Get active: Help with Euro 2012 championship

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Why I am still supporting Free Software?

http://handypenguin.blogspot.com

João Pinto writes: "I have assimilated the values of the Free Software -without the radicalism of some of it's activists-. I believe that the ability to keep and expand such freedom is still more important than to use it."

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Backing up a Personal DVD in Linux with Command-line Tools

http://www.mutaku.com

Sometimes you find the need to backup a personal DVD. There are many GUI tools available that are up to the task, but sometimes some good, old command-line magic is just what you need to get the job done... especially with some more troublesome tasks.

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Office Suite KOffice 2.3.0 Released

http://www.koffice.org

Krita is now ready for professional artist use. A new slide sorter view and a new shape animations feature in KPresenter. Improvements of the core engine and plugins in the support of the OpenDocument Format. Especially text rendering has seen much work. A new report engine used in KPlato and Kexi.

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Linux in education: a genuine alternative

http://www.techradar.com

Using free software in education is not just about saving money. It's also about preserving choice, not locking a student's experience into a certain way of doing something.

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Putin Orders Russian Move to GNU/Linux

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a plan for transition of power structures and the federal budget [to] free software. According to the document, the introduction of Linux in government should begin in II quarter 2012.

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Apple – The Competent Danger to Free Software – Part Two

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A while back I wrote an article titled Apple – The Competent Danger to Free Software. It got a lot of hits. It also caused a few people to send me emails, one of which called me a traitor to Free Software.

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