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The Debate OS Project

http://beginlinux.com

Today I ran across another open-source Kickstarter project that I thought was worth sharing. The project, called Debate OS, is an Ubuntu spin focused on providing a debate environment for high school and college students.

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Created by aweber 3 years 4 days ago – Made popular 3 years 4 days ago
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TLWIR 12: Libreoffice 3.4.2, NASA, and the Asus X101

http://beginlinux.com

This week’s edition of The Linux Week in Review maintains a focus on one of the core principles of success: keeping it simple and stupid. Every situation does not call for us to have a PhD in computer science, or Bill Gates’ bank account. Often times, simple is better. Libreoffice can perform what most businesses need at a great price: free.

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Created by aweber 3 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 18 weeks ago
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Sun cuts global workforce by 10 percent

http://www.itwire.com

Open source hero Sun Microsystems has announced that 3000 more jobs must go, and blames the bureaucrats in Brussels.

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Single-Window Confirmed For Gimp 2.8 (And More)

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

The single-window mode has finally been confirmed for Gimp 2.8. Peter Sikking, interface and interaction artist for the GIMP makes this very clear in a recent blog entry.

If you like the multi-window mode, fear not, Peter says that you will be able to switch between single and multi-window by using a menu switch:

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Created by nilarimogard 5 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 12 weeks ago
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Cross-platform Backup Utility: fwbackups

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

fwbackups is a feature-rich user backup program that allows you to backup your documents anytime, anywhere. It is completely free to download and use without any sort of trial or restrictions. In fact, fwbackups is open-source, which means anybody can use, share it and improve it. If you would like to help develop or test fwbackups, see the developer's page.

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Created by nilarimogard 5 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 36 weeks ago
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Ten obscure Linux applications you need to try

http://resources.zdnet.co.uk

With thousands of Linux tools available, it is inevitable that some of the best ones get lost in the crowd. Jack Wallen introduces apps that more admins should know about.

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Created by Noog 5 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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starUML and argoUML - compared

http://veerasundar.com

A comparison of two open source UML modeling applications starUML and argoUML.

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Created by veerasundark 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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Google Gadgets - Open-Source Gadgets Application from Google!

http://vivapinkfloyd.blogspot.com

I kept hearing about Google Gadgets lately so I decided to get it and see what's all the fuss about it. As the official website says, this project is still in development. This article is a short review of Google Gadgets, together with several screenshots.

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Negroponte: Windows key to OLPC philosophy

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

While the news that Microsoft is developing a version of Windows for the so-called "$100 laptop" has caused some consternation, the head of the One Laptop per Child project has said the scheme could not promote openness if it blocked Windows.

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