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KDE 4.5 Desktop Activities Bring New Meaning to Organization

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KDE 4.5 brings to the table plenty of useful, functional, innovative features. One of those very features is the Desktop Activity. The KDE Desktop Activities feature is a great new desktop metaphor that takes the Linux desktop to new levels of organization.

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Microsoft is Said to Have Had an Anti-OpenOffice.org Seminar on Monday

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The Microsoft camp is attacking Oracle's OpenOffice.org (OOOo) while pretending that Oracle is an "evil empire" (whereas Microsoft "loves" open source)

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There's more to open source than Linux

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It's important to see open source as a business methodology. No more, no less. It's a way of life for software companies that want to work with others. The "others" could include other companies, and individuals independent of either. Open source software build communities around themselves, and are guarded by licenses.

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Open Source Problem-Solving Tool Helps FOSS Teams Stay Focused

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If you've ever been gridlocked in a group decision-making process, you know how quickly things can go from frustrating to downright unwieldy. Even with a common goal in mind, it's easy to get bogged down in data and competing opinions.

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Open-sourcing SETI

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The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence got a boost this week with the release of the first open source code from setiQuest.

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digiKam 1.4.0 released

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DigiKam is an advanced digital photo management application. The new version brings new Remove Doubles feature and a lot of bug fixes

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Photography with Open Source and Linux

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All desktop environments support camera import, image management and editing applications. But the desktop defaults are really geared towards casual users. Don’t be fooled by that, though; open source can and does offer the tools to support professional photographers and high-end enthusiasts.

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KDE 4.5: Your New Desktop Awaits

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Jack Wallen writes: "Not only is KDE 4.5 a far superior desktop to its predecessor, I would go as far to say that it has finally surpassed 3.5 in both usability and performance. That's a bold statement considering how the desktop has evolved."

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Three things Microsoft need to do NOW to prove it loves open souce

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Back in 2001 Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer called Linux a “cancer” that threatened the company, but now the Redmond giant claims to “love open source.” Well, actions speak louder than words.

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“Microsoft Hates the Term “Free Software” or “Freedom”, They Prefer to Use Open Source”

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The Free/Open Source software community responds to more of the same deception from Microsoft

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Microsoft: ‘We love [subverting the definition of] open source’

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The latest spin from "OOXML Paoli" is an attempt to portray Microsoft as a friend of the very same phenomenon it has been attacking

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11 Biggest Open Source Success Stories

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According to Fortune, Open Source is slowly gaining acceptance in the corporate world. More and more corporates are beginning to see the merits of Open Source and have started embracing it. But all these changes didn't happened overnight. It was rather a painful journey. '

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Ready to be an open source contributor but don't know where to start?

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In early 2009, as the stories of many websites begin, a few college friends were considering what kind of project they might start together. In this particular case, the result was OpenHatch.

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Oracle's anti-OSS stance

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Is Oracle starting to show its true feelings for open source software? It's taken a few months but the effects of Oracle buying Sun Microsystems are starting to become obvious. And among them are a series of blows for open source software.

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Larry Ellison: “We Have to Exploit Open Source.”

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Good new find from SJVN and further explanation about comedy regarding software patents at Sun Microsystems

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