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Open Source Communities and Customers in Pictures

http://stephesblog.blogs.com

Debate continues on whether open core business models are a winning strategy with a capital "w" or not, and whether customers care. I want to take a different approach to the discussion here.

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Microsoft Extorts GNU/Linux While Distorting the Meaning of “Open Source”

http://techrights.org

A look at how Microsoft discriminates against anything other than its own stack and also uses aggressive coercion to get its way and change people's language/perception

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LOVEFiLM's love affair with open source

http://www.itpro.co.uk

In the case of LOVEFiLM, now a well-known name in the DVD and digital film market, open source has underpinned much of the company's work thus far.

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Microsoft/Novell Faking “Open Source” and Pushing .NET Into Web Browsers

http://techrights.org

Microsoft does not keep its promises regarding “Open Source” in .NET and its MVP Miguel de Icaza is trying to ram .NET into Web browsers

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KDE Plasma Media Center Status Report and Introduction

http://blog.binarylooks.com

So here it is, prepare for some stunning screenshots and much magnificent marketing mash :-) . Article doesn't talk about the technical/coding stuff, just about what you get at the moment. Details will be for another post.

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Konsole’s User Interface Changes

http://saschpe.wordpress.com

Konsole is the app that probably almost every KDE developer uses on a daily basis, but there hasn’t been much development on the user interface front during the last releases. Nonetheless some recent changes may be worth blogging about.

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Kraft Helps Small Businesses Manage Their Work

http://sourceforge.net

If you’re a small business owner, you probably don’t need all the bells and whistles of a full-fledged customer relationship management (CRM) application, but you still do need a solid platform from which to automate common business tasks such as managing materials and generating invoices, ideally at little cost. Then Kraft is a great choice.

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Total victory for open source software in a patent lawsuit

http://opensource.com

The jury verdict last Friday in favor of Red Hat and Novell in a case based on bad software patents owned by "non-practicing entities" is an important victory for the open source community.

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KDE PIM on Mobile – What’s going on?

http://steveire.wordpress.com

KDE PIM developers are working hard to get a personal information management stack based on KDE and Akonadi onto Maemo/MeeGo devices with the benefits and features that Kontact and the rest of KDE PIM brings desktop users today in stable versions of KDE PIM.

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GNU HURD in April 2010

http://www.gnu.org

A month of the Hurd: Arch Hurd, updated Debian GNU/Hurd QEMU image, and GSoC students.

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Kobby: Collaborative Text Editor

http://www.ghacks.net

Kobby is a tool that allows users to to collaborate on text files. The collaborative text editor is a really great tool for a lot of situations. Instead of passing documents (or emails) back and forth to get your work done, collaborate in real time.

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KDevelop 4.0 IDE Released with C++ and PHP Support

http://dot.kde.org

The KDevelop Hackers are proud and happy to announce that KDevelop 4.0 is finally available as a stable release. Released together is the first version of KDevelop PHP plugins, which make KDevelop a very interesting option for PHP developers. The major features for C++ support include code navigation, and semantic highlighting.

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Apple: Worse for open source than Microsoft?

http://mybroadband.co.za

Things need to change and Apple needs to be seen for what it really is: a threat to innovation and freedom. For as long as anyone can remember Microsoft has been seen as the primary enemy of free and open source software (FOSS).

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The worst thing Oracle can do

http://blogs.zdnet.com

One of the most appealing aspects of journalism is that, sometimes, you get to give billionaires like Larry Ellison some free advice. Our story begins late last month, after I suggested here that Oracle was “taking OpenSolaris back.”

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Open source software is no longer just for alpha-geeks

http://www.ibm.com

So you've got to cut costs, but you're not a manager. You're a software developer, or a power user, or just someone who needs to keep the bottom line healthy enough to support your salary. These are ideal situations for introducing open source software solutions into your environment.

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