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TLWIR 12: Libreoffice 3.4.2, NASA, and the Asus X101

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This week’s edition of The Linux Week in Review maintains a focus on one of the core principles of success: keeping it simple and stupid. Every situation does not call for us to have a PhD in computer science, or Bill Gates’ bank account. Often times, simple is better. Libreoffice can perform what most businesses need at a great price: free.

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NASA drops Ubuntu's Koala food for (real) open source

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NASA is dropping Eucalyptus from its Nebula infrastructure cloud not only because its engineers believe the open source platform can't achieve the sort of scale they require, but also because it isn't entirely open source.

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Be a Martian - Part One

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Caltech/NASA/JPL have a new website aiming to drive interest in the Mars project. The problem is that Microsoft designed the site, using Silverlight, which isn't compatible with Free Operating Systems.

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Windows at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and NASA

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The impact of aeronautics in the United States becoming dependent on outdated proprietary software from Microsoft

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Microsoft Has NASA Block GNU/Linux Users

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Microsoft touches NASA and turns public data into privilege of proprietary software users only

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NASA Successfully Tests First Deep Space Internet

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"PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA has successfully tested the first deep space communications network modeled on the Internet.

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NASA Will Tinker With Open-Source Rocket for Return to Moon

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The "brains" of the Ares I rocket that will send four astronauts back to the moon sometime in the next 12 years will be built by Boeing, NASA announced today—but the specifications will be open-source and non-proprietary, so that other companies can bid on future contracts.

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Interview: The driver behind NASA's Mars Rovers

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What software and hardware do you use to do your job?

It all runs on a collection of high-end Linux boxes -- nice systems, but commodity PC hardware. Since 3-D visualisation is a big part of the job, the Linux boxes sport bonzer NVIDIA graphics cards.

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KnowledgeTree takes off with Nasa

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KnowledgeTree, the Cape Town based open source document management system has taken off with a number of major customers. KnowledgeTree has also been listed on the Optaros Enterprise Open Source Directory, a listing of leading enterprise-ready open source applications.

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SGI and NASA ready most powerful Linux computer ever

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NASA has selected an SGI Altix supercomputer to help it meet future high-performance computing requirements. The new system will be the first supercomputer to operate 2,048 processor cores and 4TB of memory under control of one Linux kernel, creating the world's largest single-kernel Linux system, NASA and SGI announced this week.

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NASA tests Linux for spacecraft control

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"Linux was selected for a NASA experiment aimed at proving the feasibility of COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) hardware and software for scientific space missions."

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