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FSFE Fellowship interview with Simon Josefsson

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Simon Josefsson is a Fellow and GNU hacker with a special interest in security. His contributions to the Free Software world include such ubiquitous projects as GnuTLS and Libssh2, and he was recently presented with the Nordic Free Software Award. I sat down for a jabber session with Simon, asking him about his projects and other security matters.

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GNOME, GNU, and a long memory

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Reading the recent discussions about GNOME's position in the GNU Project, I'm reminded of Utah Phillip's comment that "a long memory is the most radical notion in history." The way that the discussion has been reported in the media, you would hardly guess that the discussion is the latest round in an ongoing and disquieting dispute -- largely because the origins of the dispute were never widely re

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GNOME board member denies Icaza post caused furore

http://www.itwire.com

A member of the GNOME Foundation board has denied that a post by GNOME co-founder Miguel de Icaza led to a discussion on the Foundation mailing list which resulted in a call for the project to cut its ties with the GNU Project.

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A Concise Introduction to Free and Open Source Software

http://www.consortiuminfo.org

Andy Updegrove writes an article providing an overview of the history of FOSS and its champions, the major philosophical differences that divide FOSS from OSS developers, the multiple licenses under which FOSS is made available, and the principle non-profit institutions that support and promote FOSS.

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GNOME: Split from GNU Project?

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Richard Stallman's strong position against proprietary applications is butting heads with some members of the GNOME Foundation. A call to split with Stallman's GNU Project is being considered.

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Free Software or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Computer

http://trygnulinux.com

In a world running on software, you have an important choice between having more control over your computer or acceptance of the status quo. It is a choice between contributing to a growing community...

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I Want GNU Systems…

http://boycottnovell.com

Short response to a lot of recent FUD about the viability of Free software in demanding systems

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Human Rights Advocacy Paper on Richard Stallman receives an A+

http://www.buntfu.com

Richard Mathew Stallman or “RMS”, his famous initials of the hacker community at Harvard where he graduated magna cum laude in Physics in 1974, is the most prominent American Free Software Advocate alive today.

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GNU Four Freedoms Translated for Users

http://www.thelinuxlink.net

I was reading an article about Freesoftware adoption and it noted that the freedoms afforded by the GNU Gpl were written largely for developers not end users. So I figured I would take a shot at positing the four freedoms to general users.

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GDB 7.0 released!

http://www.gnu.org

"Release 7.0 of GDB, the GNU Debugger, is now available via anonymous FTP. GDB is a source-level debugger for Ada, C, C++, Objective-C, Pascal and many other languages. GDB can target (i.e., debug programs
running on) more than a dozen different processor architectures..."

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Bazaar 2.0.0: interview with Martin Pool

http://blog.launchpad.net

"The Bazaar project released their version 2.0.0 this week. I spoke to Martin Pool, the project’s lead, about the release and Bazaar generally..."

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Bazaar 2.0.0 released

https://launchpad.net

"The Bazaar version control system development team is happy to announce availability of bzr 2.0.0 [...] Bazaar is free software (GNU GPL 2+), a part of the GNU project, and supported by Canonical Ltd."

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The Free (Bebas) Software Movement

http://www.fsf.org

"Jakarta, Indonesia [...] Richard Stallman, founder of the free software movement (gerakan perangkat lunak bebas) and leader of development of the GNU operating system (with which the kernel Linux is typically used) will give a speech to explain the ethical and political ideas of free software, which differ from the ideas of open source, and explain how GNU was developed to realize these ethical g

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QSource-Highlight - a Qt interface for GNU Source-Highlight

http://tronprog.blogspot.com

"I recently released a new software developed with Qt 4 (this summer I took a chance to use qt and really enjoyed this wonderful framework): QSource-Highlight - a Qt interface for GNU Source-Highlight. You can highlight your code on the fly, and have the highlighted output in all the formats supported by source-highlight (e.g., HTML, LaTeX, Texinfo, etc.).

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gzip-1.3.13 released [major]

http://article.gmane.org

"gzip is a software application used for file compression. gzip is short for GNU zip; the program is a free software replacement for the compress program used in early Unix systems, intended for use by the GNU Project..." — via wikepedia, the free encyclopedia —

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