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Fully Free GNU/Linux Presentation Next Week

http://aligunduz.org

"I will be giving a talk about the fully free GNU/Linux distribution movement in the Free Software Foundation Europe’s Berlin meeting on Thursday, February 11th, next week. The talk will start at 19:30 in the Newthinking Store, Tucholskystraße 48. Hopefully, we will have a chance to continue discussing the topic over a few beers right after the meeting, too..."

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Study: > 21% of German PCs run OpenOffice

http://www.h-online.com

According to Webmasterpro.de, a German IT service provider, the open source OpenOffice suite and its derivatives, such as StarOffice or IBM's Lotus Symphony, are installed on more than 21% of German PCs.

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SCO Germany forced to pay fine

http://www.h-online.com

According to a letter seen by heise online, the German Federal Office of Justice last week launched summary proceedings against The SCO Group GmbH for "breaching regulations pertaining to the publication of its accounts." The proceedings were suspended after the imposed fine was paid. No information on the size of the fine is available.

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Mozilla Firefox Cruises Past Internet Explorer in Germany

http://boycottnovell.com

Firefox gains market share particularly quickly in markets that the English-speaking press tends to ignore

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DE: Open source professorship at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

http://www.osor.eu

Germany's first open source professorship was established at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.

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Firefox most used browser in Germany

http://translate.google.com

Firefox is Germany's most used browser, according to online and TV media and a study of Fittkau & Mass, based on a questionnaire of 126,000 internet users. Link leads to the German "Tagesschau" online, Germany's top TV news source.

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Matthias Ettrich Receives German Federal Cross of Merit

http://dot.kde.org

KDE founder Matthias Ettrich was decorated with the German Federal Cross of Merit for his contributions to Free Software. Matthias was awarded the medal in recognition of his work spurring innovation and spreading knowledge for the common good.

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DE: Rate of government adoption of their software surprises Mozilla

http://www.osor.eu

Representatives of the open source Mozilla project where pleasantly surprised this week, discovering that the city of Munich is making far more use of their software.

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"Ask your candidates" / Now I ask you

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Because of the German federal elections in 2009, FSFE called on all German Free Software supporters to ask the parties’ candidates about their positions on Free Software and Open Standards. FSFE set up a page about the German Bundestagswahl to help asking questions, and to collecting answers.

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SFD in Kiel (Germany) shows great interest in Free Software

http://sfdsh.wordpress.com

"Our SFD is over since about 7 hours. We had around 30 visitors. I am VERY pleased with the result. Last year there were 20 visitors altogether, this year we had 30 nearly the whole day. There was a lot of curiosity about what free software was. Many of the skepticism that some had could be resolved..."

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Linux Laptops Bestsellers in Germany

http://www.linuxtech.net

LinuxTECH.NET: "At the time of writing there are two Laptops with pre-installed Linux in the top ten bestsellers, both in front of the first bestselling Apple Laptop."

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Pirates Anchor in Berlin

http://www.spiegel.de

At the first state party congress of the Berlin branch of the Pirate Party, the newly minted politicians fighting for Internet freedom are greeted by an onslaught of new members.

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LiMux: Where the Munich Linux (R)evolution is today

http://blog.worldlabel.com

When the third largest city in Germany rebuffed Microsoft, even people in the US were talking about it. While the software revolution has quieted down, the change goes ahead with zeal.

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Firefox nearly overtakes IE in Germany

http://www.earthtimes.org

Firefox, the open-source web browser, is close to overtaking the rival Microsoft product, Internet Explorer, in Germany, but Firefox still lags well behind in the rest of the world, according to market data Monday.

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New translations of the Free Software Pact

http://www.freesoftwarepact.eu

"New translations of the Free Software Pact are available. We now have the Free Software Pact in Catalan, German, Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish thanks to the work of volunteers..."

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