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Spanish KDE Community Announces Akademy-es 2011

http://dot.kde.org

KDE Spain is organizing Akademy-es 2011, the annual meeting of KDE users and contributors in Barcelona, Spain from May 20th through May 22nd. Akademy-es is an important event in the KDE calendar. Attendance and the technical quality of papers have increased significantly during each of the previous events.

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Micro-blogging client Choqok 1.1 released

http://choqok.gnufolks.org

New version of Twitter, Status.net (Identi.ca) client brings two new plugins: Translator plugin and Quick Filter plugin. Other changes included: System tray icon problem in Gnome fixed, Hide Menu-bar option, Choqok caches posts automatically, Annoying video preview plugin problem that causes Choqok to crash fixed.

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GNU Compiler Collection 4.6.0 Released

http://gcc.gnu.org

GCC 4.6 brings support for the new Go programming language, improved experimental support for the C++0x standard, support for Android Bionic C library, support fot ARM Cortex-M4, basic support for the Cortex-A15, Intel Core 2 and Core i7 optimizations, support for AMD Bobcat CPUs and more.

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The Pragmatism of Free Software Idealism

http://www.h-online.com

In the beginning, the idea that software should be free was deemed unrealistic and laughable, and then unworkable. Now, for the most part, it is deemed acceptable and desirable – not just as a workable approach to writing software, but as a means of writing better software.

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Mozilla Launches Firefox 4

http://blog.mozilla.com

Firefox 4 is the fastest Firefox yet. With dramatic speed and performance advancements across the board, Firefox is between two and six times faster than previous releases. Major enhancements to the JavaScript engine make everything from startup time to page load speed to graphics and JavaScript performance screaming fast in Firefox.

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GNU Free Call: an Open Source Skype Alternative

http://www.pcworld.com

GNU Free Call will offer a service that's both secure and usable on all platforms, much the way closed-source Skype is, its developers say.

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KTorrent 4.1 Released

http://ktorrent.org

The biggest new features are: Support for superseeding; KIO magnet, Video streaming, enabling you to start watching a movie while it is downloading; The user interface has been redesigned, making better use of KDE's KParts technologies

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Open Education 2011 - Call for Proposals

http://openedconference.org

Open Education encompasses a wide range of ideas and practices: open educational resources, open learning support, open credentialing, open access, open scholarship, open teaching, and others. Sometimes open education is enacted by a national government or as an institutional initiative, other times an open education practitioner can feel like a lone voice crying in the wilderness.

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Free Software University

http://opensource.com

Marrying technology, innovation and this curious internet thing of giving stuff away for free, consultant and Cong-base Englishman, Lloyd Hardy, is hoping to kick start an online learning revolution. Hardy proposes to deliver university courses for free over the internet using an “open source” model.

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FSF announces new executive director

http://www.fsf.org

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the appointment of John Sullivan as its new executive director.

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openSUSE 11.4 and KDE

http://news.opensuse.org

KDE fans must definitely watch out for openSUSE 11.4, which will be the first major Linux distribution to feature KDE’s Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Development Platform version 4.6. This trio of releases by the KDE community brings much better performance as well as many usability and feature improvements all over the place.

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3 Good Reasons To Buy an Open-PC

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With prices starting at $249 in the United States, the Open-PC's price isn't insignificant. On the other hand, if you factor in the inclusion of support, the "just works" factor and an included donation to the KDE project, the Open-PC could be a compelling choice.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6.1 Released

http://kde.org

KDE has released a series of updates to the Plasma Desktop and Netbook workspaces, the KDE Applications and the KDE Frameworks. This update is the first in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.6 series. 4.6.1 brings many bugfixes and translation updates on top of 4.6 series. KDE's software is already translated into more than 55 languages, with more to come.

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Create a website or blog from scratch

https://www.packtpub.com

WordPress 3 Complete is a new book that explores WordPress as a fully functional content management system. Written by April Hodge Silver, this book is an in-depth coverage of installation, themes, plugins, and syndication with practical explanations of all aspects of WordPress.

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Free music notation app MuseScore 1.0 is released

http://musescore.org

MuseScore is a free cross-platform WYSIWYG music notation program, that offers a cost-effective alternative to professional programs such as Sibelius and Finale. You can print beautifully engraved sheet music or save it as PDF or MIDI file.

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