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KDE Releases Calligra Suite 2.8

http://www.calligra.org

The Calligra team is proud and pleased to announce the release of version 2.8 of the Calligra Suite, Calligra Active and the Calligra Office Engine. Major new features in this release are comments support in Author and Words, improved Pivot tables in Sheets, improved stability and the ability to open hyperlinks in Kexi.

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NVIDIA to partially open up their GPU specification

https://liquidat.wordpress.com

Yesterday NVIDIA announced that they are supporting Nouveau development by providing documentation on certain aspects of their GPUs. This is good for the Open Source community – but their competitors still provide much more.

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GNU and Linux: It's Not Just About Attribution But Also Philosophy

http://www.linuxadvocates.com

What the argument over the names often boils down to is philosophy, not just attribution or credit. GNU was created with software freedom in mind. Linux, in its genesis, was proprietary until it adopted the GNU GPL licence and then became mainstream.

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The Pirate Bay’s Oldest Torrent is “Revolution OS”

http://torrentfreak.com

After nearly 9 years of seeding The Pirate Bay’s oldest working torrent is still very much alive. Interestingly, the torrent is not a Hollywood classic nor is it an evergreen music album. The honor goes to a pirated copy of “Revolution OS”, a documentary covering the history of Linux, GNU and the free software movement.

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Chakra 2013.02 Benz review

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Chakra 2013.02 Benz released. No new features implemented in Tribe, the graphical installation program, Kapudan, the first boot program, gets new features.

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Debian: First prototype ready making hardware easier to use

http://people.skolelinux.org

A new software that detects plugable devices and installs needed software packages (given that in Debian repositories) automagically and graphically. Very promising.

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 12.10 beta 2 on Intel Ivy Bridge-powered computer

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Since I just built a new system with a Core i3 3220 processor, one of the low-end models, I decided to see what the heck is going on between the Linux and Ivy Bridge.

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One more reason to not use Skype for Linux

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

If you belong to that group, that is, if any of the core principles of free software does not come into play in your decision to use or not use a software, the latest news about Skype should make you think twice about using it.

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Calligra Suite, the Promising Not-An-Office Suite

https://www.linux.com

Once upon a time there was KOffice, all full of unrealized potential. And then it was forked as Calligra Suite. The first release of Calligra was on April 11, 2012. Is this a contender, or another niche productivity suite?

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ROSA Desktop 2012 beta review

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

ROSA Desktop is a Linux distribution derived from Mandriva Desktop and developed by ROSA, a technology outfit based in Moscow, The Russian Federation. ROSA Desktop 2012 beta is the first pre-release edition of what will become ROSA Desktop 2012. It is supposed to be a Long Term Support (LTS) edition, with a 5-year support period.

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Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.

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Announcing my third e-book "Perl One-Liners Explained"

http://www.catonmat.net

I just finished writing my third e-book about Perl one-liners. Perl one-liners are small and awesome Perl programs that fit in a single line of code and they do one thing really well. These things include changing line spacing, numbering lines, doing calculations, converting and substituting text, deleting and printing certain lines, parsing logs, editing files in-place, and many more.

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Parabola GNU/Linux: Freedom Packaged

http://www.osnews.com

There are different reasons people use Unix-like operating systems, including configurable, availability free of charge, powerful command line interface an many more. Some people are motivated by the moral issue: they reject non-free software.

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SMPlayer 0.7.0 Brings YouTube And Mplayer2 Support

http://www.webupd8.org

SMPlayer may have been dead for a while, but it seems very active now, with two releases in just one month. The latest SMPlayer 0.7.0 brings basic support for YouTube and MPlayer2 as well as other new features.

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Meet Mobster Bill Gates, the Man Who Charges Open Source Software even if is free Android Linux

http://www.wired.com

Yes, Microsoft is demanding — and in many cases, receiving royalties — from companies selling devices that run Android, an operating system based on Linux. This shows that its place in the world remains complicated. Though it’s moving to the web, it is still very much a company that makes money selling software — and it still has an interest in protecting this business.

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