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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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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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2012 Free Software Award winners announced

http://www.fsf.org

Free Software Foundation president Richard M. Stallman announced the winners of the FSF's annual Free Software Awards at a ceremony held during the LibrePlanet 2013 conference.

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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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Atheros open sources firmware for two wireless chips

http://www.h-online.com

Qualcomm Atheros has released the source code of firmware for two of its 802.11n wireless chips on GitHub.

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Freedom on Buses, Computers and Everywhere

http://www.linuxadvocates.com

Today, I watched the president of the USA speak at the installation of the statue of Rosa Parks. She was an icon of the US movement for civil rights when I was just a child. In the world of computers we have our own Rosa Parks, Richard Stallman, who expanded the concept of freedom to include running the software, examining the software, modifying the software, and distributing the software.

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A Vision of the Future of FOSS Collaboration

http://www.linuxadvocates.com

Participation and open access are key themes in Free software. It encourages dynamic community structures that blur the line between technology consumer and creator. This has been so successful that echoes of it can be found throughout the technology world from mobile app user engagement to game community content creation.

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KDevelop 4.4.0 Released

http://kdevelop.org

The KDevelop team is happy to announce the immediate availability of KDevelop 4.4. As usual, this feature release comes packed with new features, bug fixes and improved performance. New in this release is a shiny welcome screen for improved usability and an easier entry into the KDevelop world.

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The FSF opens nominations for the 15th Annual Free Software Awards

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project today announced the opening of nominations for the 15th annual Free Software Awards. The Free Software Awards include the Award for the Advancement of Free Software and the Award for Projects of Social Benefit.

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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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12 reasons to love KDE

http://www.techradar.com

Here's why we love the world's most configurable desktop. TechRadar rain positivity onto the world's most configurable desktop and pick out some of its best functions and applications...

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FSFE's Education Team 2011 Summary

http://blogs.fsfe.org

When I talk to people as a member of FSFE’s education team, there’s always the question what we are actually doing. It is not so easy to come up with something specific. I know we’ve been busy all the time, but ad hoc, it’s difficult for me to name examples, that are worth mentioning. A lot of work that’s being done just doesn’t provide a presentable outcome (more on that below).

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Open Document Standards Mandatory in Hungarian Government

http://joinup.ec.europa.eu

Hungary's public administrations will by default use open document standards for their electronic documents, as of April this year, the government ministers agreed on 23 December, and all public organisations are encouraged to move to open source office tools. Hungary's government also in December decided to cancel the funding of proprietary office suite licences for all schools.

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Award-winning Airtime releases new packages for Ubuntu & Debian

http://sourcefabric.org

Airtime 1.9.4 has been released with new DEB packages for Ubuntu and Debian that keep installations automatically updated with the latest version. Airtime 1.9.4 also includes the new file storage system with 'watch' folders, allowing stations to magically synchronise files and to easily browse their audio archives, as well as Shoutcast support, improved front-end widgets, and extensive bug-fixes.

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Cute platformer with level sharing between players: Nikki and the Robots

http://joyridelabs.de

Nikki is an open source game that will have a proprietary story mode but has fully playable levels and an easy to use level editor.

In the latest release a level server was added, which allows to download and upload levels to a public server (under cc-by license)

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