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Village School Director Backs Linux

http://www.kommersant.com

Alexander Ponosov, director of the school in the village of Sepych, Perm Territory, who has found guilty of installing pirated Windows software in 12 school computers, has changed jobs. He is now engaged in popularizing the free Linux operating system, Window's biggest competitor, after winning a competition held by the Russian Federal Education Agency (Rosobrazovanie) to test Linux in school computers in three regions of the country. Ponosov received wide attention after the local prosecutor charged him with installing pirated software in school computers.

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Efforts to promote open source software gather momentum

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com

CHENNAI: Efforts to promote Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) have gathered momentum in the country, mainly due to emergence of "Linux User Groups" (LUGs) and recognition by academics and government.

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IBM's Lotus Symphony Continues ODF Push

http://www.pcworld.com

IBM Tuesday released the second beta of its free Lotus Symphony productivity applications suite and says a final version will ship next year designed to drive adoption of open file formats.

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The day of the Linux desktop

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I've been hearing the phrase "This is the year of the Linux desktop" for 10 years. For me, it's been a true statement for each of those years, because GNU/Linux has been my primary desktop operating system since 1997. But for most people around the world, this is the year of the the Windows desktop, same as it was last year and the year before.

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Promoting your free software project

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

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Open-source mechanics: Marketing through community segmentation

http://blogs.cnet.com

Hal Steger and Alberto Onetti - both of mobile open-source leader Funambol - discuss open-source marketing in the Enterprise Open Source Journal. Well worth a read, especially for those who persist in believing that open source succeeds in the absence of good marketing. In fact, real commercial success in open source comes as a direct result of savvy marketing.

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Promoting Linux by Silencing Microsoft

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Ok, I'll be the first to admit that I've given Microsoft more than enough harsh criticism over the years for their rather questionable antics and their overwhelming lack of ethics.

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Promoting Your Project: Beyond Word of Mouth

http://blue-gnu.biz

Many Free Software projects have not received the attention they merit, not because they aren't good projects, but because the developers involved either do not have the time to devote to it, or do not grasp the impact that a little good promotion can have on their projects.

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