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The KDE Netbook Desktop - Continued

http://www.zdnet.co.uk

Jamie A. Watson writes: "I wrote a few days ago about Kubuntu on Netbooks. After a few days of experimentation and discovery, I'm going to continue and expand that topic to the KDE Netbook Desktop in general."

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Amarok Celebrates Success, Announces Roktober Fundraiser

http://dot.kde.org

In the last twelve months, we have made more than 4000 commits, closed over 4000 bugs, released 6 new versions of Amarok, written a Quick Start Guide to Amarok, attended over 10 conferences and had a big developer sprint in Switzerland. All of this, thanks to your donations!

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FSFE’s statement on the relation between standards and patents at WIPO SCP/15

http://blogs.fsfe.org

Software standards must be implementable in any software or business model, including those based on Free Software. When patents are included in software standards, they need to be licensed in a manner that doesn’t restrict their implementation in any way. Besides the absence of any other restriction, that means royalty-free licensing to any party implementing the standard.

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Kubuntu Linux 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) Released

http://www.kubuntu.org

The Kubuntu team is proud to announce the release of 10.10, the latest version of our popular Linux distribution. Kubuntu is one of the Ubuntu distributions and is based on KDE Software.

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KDE and Science

http://dot.kde.org

he scientific mindset shares a lot with that of free software and so it is no surprise that there are plenty of scientists within our community, nor that KDE has some strong applications in the world of science.

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Richard Stallman and the free software movement

http://www.greenleft.org.au

Richard Stallman is currently touring Australia. On September 16 he spoke to Greg Adamson in Melbourne.

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ON2: Test Signals Programme Announced

http://www.testsignals.org

ON2: Test Signals, a festival exploring new forms for radio and software, has announced its programme. The festival will bring together software developers and radio practitioners to demonstrate, discuss and develop new ways of applying software to radio on Friday 22 October and Saturday 23 October at Direktorenhaus, Berlin.

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5 Intriguing KDE Apps

http://maketecheasier.com

A quick look at KDE-Apps.org reveals that new apps are added daily. I periodically browse through the latest KDE apps to see if anything stands out, and I found these five, some of which are in early development.

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Estonian Government publishes open source policy

http://www.h-online.com

Estonia plans to recommend use of the EUPL for code developed or funded by Estonian public administrations and plans to create a software forge for this software.

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Tuxpaint: hook ‘em on open source graphics while they’re young

http://blog.worldlabel.com

Tuxpaint is an open source graphics program that occupies a special niche: it is designed for children. Tuxpaint has just six tools: paintbrush, rubber stamp, line tool, text tool, polygon tool, and eraser.

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Open source Brits charge BBC with foul play

http://www.thinq.co.uk

The UK's Open Source Consortium has filed an official complaint against the BBC and its partners in Project Canvas, the joint venture designing a proprietary standard for Internet media players.

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Qt 4.7.0 Released

http://labs.qt.nokia.com

New version of Qt, a cross-platform application and UI development framework, features QML, an advanced new declarative programming language, and significant performance improvements.

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Final conclussions about Free Software and Education at Kerala

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We, the undersigned, call on all educational institutions, policy makers, students and teachers from all corners of the world to discard all proprietary software and use exclusively Free Software.

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Kongoni Linux 1.12.3 (Cicero) Released

http://www.kongoni.org

Kongoni is a desktop oriented operating system with a strong belief in being truly free software. This is the final and stable release of Kongoni 1.12.3 (Cicero). With this release most issues and problems should be solved, also most packages where cleaned-up, updated to the latest version.

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No, Virginia! APIs, Visual Studio, and Apple Are Not Open Source

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Latest dangers to the identity of "Open Source", which increasingly means all sorts of things that depart completely from software freedom (or from software as a whole)

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