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GNU and FSF News for January 2008

http://www.advogato.org

"Welcome to the new year and another monthly installment of news about the Free Software Foundation and the GNU Project. This month we have news from the FSF Europe, the latest numbers on GPLv3 conversions, the annual Gfortran report from the GCC folks, a GLib development release, Stallman commenting on the GNOME's alleged support of OOXML, GNU Hurd news, and more..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 34 weeks ago
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The So-Called 'Incompleteness' Theory Of Open Source

http://www.informationweek.com

Sourceforge.net, the premier repository for open-source software, has more than 160,000 projects registered. Many of them will never reach the 1.0 revision marker. But is that really a bad thing?

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 40 weeks ago
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Running a free software project

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Running a free software project can be a rewarding experience if you begin with your eyes open. In my personal experience, starting a free software project with only a head-on view of a few existing free software projects is not really enough. Some basic background information can really help get you started in the right direction.

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Created by extra 6 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 40 weeks ago
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49 Open Source Projects in the Spotlight

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Too often, open source projects labor in near obscurity. No corporate stipend, no team of publicists, no media blurbs for every new release. But the open source community is a vital source of productive creativity – truly an engine of the future.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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Wikipedia Founder Explains New Search Project

http://blog.wired.com

"...The main thing is we're looking to see if we can create free open software that allows people to do better quality searches..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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Devices Lacking Linux Support Needed

http://www.kroah.com

We now have over 300 different developers signed up to help create, and maintain Linux drivers! What we need now is more companies participating in the project, we have the developers, but not enough work to keep them busy.

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Created by Jimbob 6 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 45 weeks ago
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Promoting your free software project

http://brucebyfield.wordpress.com

Bruce Byfield gives the community some advice on promoting their free software projects... don't forget fsdaily Bruce!

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Created by dave 6 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 46 weeks ago
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Linux Driver Project

http://www.kroah.com

Way back in January, I announced a program to write Linux drivers for companies for free. When I did that, I never expected the response to be as large as it was.

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Created by extra 6 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 49 weeks ago
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Building a community around your open source project

http://www.redhatmagazine.com

There are a vast number of fantastic open source projects out there, though for every one that is widely adopted, there are many that remain cloaked in relative obscurity. How can the open source development model best be leveraged to take advantage of community feedback, ideas, and testing, and ultimately gather code contributions?

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Created by C733tus 6 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 50 weeks ago
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New FOSS certification for non profit sector

http://www.linuxmednews.com

Chris Bailey, UK ICT Hub FOSS in the VCS project, writes: As part of the work for the UK ICT Hub's FOSS in the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) project we are developing a new certification for FOSS use by not for profits, Free and Open Source Knowledge (FOSK).

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Created by greengrass 6 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 51 weeks ago
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US Bank to Fund Open Source Projects

http://www.madpenguin.org

For many open source enthusiasts, the problem is finding the funds to help support their favorite open source projects, which include various Linux distros. It's not that we do not have the money, it's the method of forwarding the necessary funds that's the problem.

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Created by missgeek 7 years 4 days ago – Made popular 7 years 3 days ago
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Open Source and Community: Does it matter?

http://blog.snaplogic.org

Does it really have to be the open source that drives the community contributions, and thus defines at least this measure of the success of the project?

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Created by missgeek 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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United States of Ubuntu : State of the Union

http://ubuntu-tutorials.com

Ubuntu within the United States is alive and well! The US Teams Project, launched the beginning of 2007 has been a HUGE success.

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Created by bluecheese 7 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 7 weeks ago
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