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KDE Announces the Calligra Suite

http://dot.kde.org

The KDE community today announces the start of the Calligra Suite project, a continuation of the KOffice project. The new name reflects the wider value of the KOffice technology platform beyond just desktop office applications.

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Text Frames in Scribus

http://www.linuxjournal.com

As a layout program, Scribus puts objects in frames so that they can be manipulated more easily. Images, drawing primitives, tables - if it is content, Scribus puts it in a color-coded frame, with eight handles so that you can position it by dragging it around. But of all its frames, the most important - and probably the most customizable - is the text frame.

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Using Skrooge's advanced features for your christmas expenses

http://skrooge.org

Getting a gift for every child in the family, trying to keep inside your budget, and making sure they are treated equally. Not to speak about the crowd in the shops, that's another topic. Of course, all of this is weighs nothing when seeing the lights in their eyes when they crack open their presents, but the road to that moment can be a bit bumpy.

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The dark side of open source conferences

http://lwn.net

Some people argue that if women really want to be involved in open source (or computing, or corporate management, etc.), they will put up with being stalked, leered at, and physically assaulted at conferences.

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Four Reasons To Pay Extra For Software Freedom

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Video of a talk from Simon Phipps (OSI) at the South Tyrol Free Software Conference (SFScon) 2010

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FSFE Newsletter - December 2010

http://www.fsfe.org

This edition covers the current developments in Open Standards policy, some basic information about software patents, an update from FSCONS about distributed computing, and how you can support us in the end of the year.

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KDE's Mobile Team Meets for First Sprint

http://dot.kde.org

The objective of the Sprint was to connect various KDE teams whose work in some way involves mobile platforms, so they could share experiences and work on improvements for all mobile projects.

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Sale of Linux powered Open-PC starts with three models and partners

http://blog.karlitschek.de

The first PC which is build by the free software community and not by a big company. Everybody can contribute. The Open-PC is using only free software and drivers. The good news is that they are not starting with one or two but with three manufacturing partners and models. They are working together with ARLT and greeniX in Germany and ThinkPenguin in the US

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Gaming on GNU/Linux: Ryzom MMORPG Goes Native!

http://dev.ryzom.com

Winch Gate Properties Ltd has announced the release of the official native GNU/Linux client for the massively-multiplayer online science-fantasy role playing game, Ryzom. To celebrate the release Ryzom is hosting an in-game contest with a grand prize of a ZaReason Terra-HD Netbook.

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http://www.junauza.com/2010/11/free-data-mining-software.html

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For those of you who are looking for some data mining tools, here are five of the best open-source data mining software that you could get for free.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6 Beta1 Brings Improved Search, Activities and Mobile Device Support

http://kde.org

KDE releases 4.6 beta1 of Workspaces, Applications and Development Frameworks, bringing significant improvements to desktop search, a revamped activity system and a significant performance boost to window management and desktop effects. Efforts all across the KDE codebase pay off by making KDE's frameworks more suitable for usage on all devices.

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Healtcheck: openSUSE - Community before code

http://www.h-online.com

The openSUSE community is on a voyage of introspection and self discovery. SuSE Linux has been around in one form or another since 1992, and, with the possible exception of Slackware, has an older provenance than any other Linux distribution, yet openSUSE is still in search of a unifying vision that sets it apart from its rivals and its past.

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Free Software Parable

http://tod.fm

“What’s in this food?”
“You’ll like it. Just eat it.”
“I want to know what’s in it.”
“That is none of your business. It’s healthy. Eat it.”
“Healthy? By whose standards?”
“Our standards. Trust us.”

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Red Hat’s secret patent deal and the fate of JBoss developers

http://gigaom.com

When patent troll Acacia sued Red Hat in 2007, it ended with a bang: Acacia’s patents were invalidated by the court, and all software developers, open-source or not, had one less legal risk to cope with. So, why is the outcome of Red Hat’s next tangle with Acacia being kept secret, and how is a Texas court helping to keep it that way?

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Use Your Linux PC to Teach Students Basic Science

http://www.howtogeek.com

If you’ve ever experienced one of your kids saying “Mom, how do I solve this math problem? What should I do? I’m bored”, then you’ll appreciate KDE Edutainment to help you teach your kids basic mathematics and other sciences.

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