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European Parliament starts free software user group

http://www.osor.eu

One member of the European Parliament and a handful of their advisors and assistants started a free software group last Saturday, aiming to increase the use of free and open source software in the European Parliament's IT infrastructure. The user group is open to all who works in the European Parliament, including staff and assistants working in political groups.

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Software freedom crusader Richard Stallman on European tour

http://www.politics.co.uk

Dr Richard Stallman, the global crusader for the freedoms of computer users, will be embarking on a lecture tour during February and March.

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GNU/Hurd in 2010

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The Hurd doesn't fully deliver on the everyday usability goal yet, but it is seeing continuous improvement---and 2010 has been no exception. Let's take a look at the progress throughout the year.

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On-demand video streaming from FOSDEM 2011

http://fosdem.org

On-demand video streaming from FOSDEM 2011 in Ogg Theora format

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Getting started with Arduino Uno on Ubuntu

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Unboxing Arduino Uno and getting started for Arduino development on Ubuntu Maverick.

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12 free software/open source books

http://www.linuxaria.com

Free software and open source community is very dedicated to sharing information, comparing and learning, then in this article I will recommend some readings of open books that you can download, read and if you want print freely.

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Media player Bangarang 2.0 released

http://bangarangkde.wordpress.com

There are many new features and bugfixes since 1.0 including: New Info View that provides helpful information about your media when you need it and integrated metadata editing and drilling; Info fetchers to help lookup additional media information for Artists, Movies, TV Shows, Actors, etc.; Support for Audio and Video feeds; Organize and browse media using tags; Improved DVD support including su

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6.0 Released

http://www.kde.org

KDE is delighted to announce its latest set of releases, providing major updates to the KDE Plasma workspaces, KDE Applications and KDE Platform. These releases, versioned 4.6, provide many new features in each of KDE's three product lines.

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VLC 1.1.6 is released! PPA for ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and LinuxMint

http://www.unixmen.com

VLC 1.1.6 is released, this new released comes with small features and fixing important bugs and a security issues.

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FSFE Newsletter - January 2011

http://fsfe.org

Robots, Football, and Education — Public institutions - hares or snails? — Something completely different — Get active: Help with Euro 2012 championship

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Why I am still supporting Free Software?

http://handypenguin.blogspot.com

João Pinto writes: "I have assimilated the values of the Free Software -without the radicalism of some of it's activists-. I believe that the ability to keep and expand such freedom is still more important than to use it."

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Office Suite KOffice 2.3.0 Released

http://www.koffice.org

Krita is now ready for professional artist use. A new slide sorter view and a new shape animations feature in KPresenter. Improvements of the core engine and plugins in the support of the OpenDocument Format. Especially text rendering has seen much work. A new report engine used in KPlato and Kexi.

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Linux in education: a genuine alternative

http://www.techradar.com

Using free software in education is not just about saving money. It's also about preserving choice, not locking a student's experience into a certain way of doing something.

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Putin Orders Russian Move to GNU/Linux

http://opendotdotdot.blogspot.com

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin signed a plan for transition of power structures and the federal budget [to] free software. According to the document, the introduction of Linux in government should begin in II quarter 2012.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6 RC1 Released

http://kde.org

Right before Christmas, KDE has published the first candidate for the upcoming release of KDE 4.6.0. The focus at this stage is on fixing bugs and completing translations and artwork. As such, the rework of the Oxygen icon set is nearing completion, many bugs reported by testers in the past weeks have been fixed and stabilization is still in full swing.

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