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Why Free Software is a Matter of Life and Death

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Free software has an importance that extends way beyond the world of software. But for most people, it's hard to understand why software freedom is really that important. So this new report “Killed by Code: Software Transparency in Implantable Medical Devices” from the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) provides a handy opportunity to get the message across.

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Master file renaming tasks with KRename

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If you haven’t run into a situation where you need to rename multiple files in one go, you haven’t been using a computer for long. When the next time comes, turn to KRename. Its simple graphical interface makes renaming files easy for average users, and it offers a powerful template language for advanced users with more complex renaming tasks.

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OSS: Europe vs. The United States

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Neelie Kroes is IT Chief for Europe and a staunch proponent of Open Source Software. A previous Linux Journal article made mention of her recent comments on OSS vs. proprietary software:

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PC-BSD 8.1 released, running FreeBSD 8.1, and KDE 4.4.5

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PC-BSD is a free, open-source operating system based on rock-solid FreeBSD. The PC-BSD Team is pleased to announce the availability of PC-BSD 8.1 (Hubble Edition), running FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE, and KDE 4.4.5. Also brings: numerous fixes to the installation backend, support for creating dedicated disk GPT partitioning, improved ZFS support

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Running Linux on new OpenRisc simulator or1ksim 0.4.0

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How to install and run the new OpenRisc simulator or1ksim 0.4.0, and emulate a running Linux kernel.

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Court approves purchase of proprietary licences without tender

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Switzerland's Federal Administrative Court yesterday decided that a government organisation's renewal of its proprietary software licences without a public tender does not harm the business interests of open source software service providers.

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How To Fade The Edges Of Images With GIMP

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I've shown previously how to fade a single edge of an image with GIMP. That's a cool effect, but sometimes you want to fade all of the edges of an image. So today I'm going to show you how to fade all of the edges of an image.

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The Immortality of Open Source Projects

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Think of Sun Microsystems, and what comes to your mind? For me? Purple workstations--my first exposure to Sun equipment. For others, it might be Solaris. Or Java. There's a host of things Sun was well-known for before it was acquired by Oracle last year and systematically dismantled to fit within the Oracle ecosystem. But I'll bet middleware was not one of the things you initially recalled.

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ownCloud 1.0 is here to make cloud computing free

http://blog.karlitschek.de

ownCloud is free and open source solution for a central place where you can store your files and documents. You don´t have to upload your personal data to central closed services like Google Docs, Dropbox or Ubuntu One. All the data is under your own control. You can access your files via WebDAV without a special client.

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First Release Candidate of KDE Software Compilation 4.5

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In the month since the second beta the KDE community has fixed hundreds of bugs. Development of features has been frozen for a while now and the Software Compilation is at the point where it needs a good testing to shake out the last issues. The final release of KDE SC 4.5 is expected for August 4th.

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Monitoring Forge [www.monitoringforge.org] the community

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50 Open Source Tools That Replace Popular Education Apps

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The educational community has discovered open source tools in a big way. Analysts predict that schools will spend up to $489.9 million on support and services for open source software by 2012, and that only includes charges related to operating systems and learning management systems.

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5 Ways Identi.ca is Better Than Twitter

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Twitter popularized micro-blogging, indeed, but it isn't fair to say they started it. There are many micro-blogging services, like Identi.ca. I like Identi.ca's focus on software...

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Danish ministry leaves out open source savings in report on police budget

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In a report requested by the parliament on the Police budget, the Danish ministry of Finance has left out recommendations by its consultants to switch to open source, which would result in savings of a 100 million kroner (about 13 million Euro), Danish newspapers report.

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Malta: Open source preferred

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A new directive from the Government of Malta directs government agencies to give preference to the use of open source software. Agencies choosing not to use open source solutions must provide documentation supporting their decision

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