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FreeBSD quarterly status report

http://www.freebsd.org

This report covers FreeBSD related projects between January and March 2010. Being the first of the four reports planned for 2010 with 46 entries, it shows a good progress of the FreeBSD Project and proves that our committers are keeping up with the latest trends in the OS development.

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Created by stargrave 4 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 30 weeks ago
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Black Duck Report is Meaningless Without Source Code

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

Black Duck Software recently published some summary statistics about free and open source software license adoption. Any of these conclusions might be reasonable if the 5% figure was meaningful, but Black Duck has given us no reason to believe it is; if anything, their own statements suggest it isn't.

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Created by gooogle 5 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 19 weeks ago
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Creating Reports in OpenOffice.org Base

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Let's face it, databases are only minimally human-readable. In fact, to anybody who's not an accountant or a computer geek, reading databases can be downright intimidating. However, this limitation is partially compensated by the fact that reports in Base are quick and easy to create and are displayed and printed in Writer.

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Created by oldfart 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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Digital “Restrictions” Management

http://www.4colorgrafix.net

"I had the good fortune of attending a lecture by Free Software Foundation President and Founder, Richard Stallman. Stallman often makes distinctions between free in the monetary sense and free in the civil rights sense. His talk focused on freedom in a civil rights sense. While his focus was on software, the most important parts of his talk for me were his statements on art..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 41 weeks ago
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Companies drive open source success?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

A new report says that large IT vendors are responsible for open source’s accelerated adoption and change.

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Created by Jimbob 5 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 47 weeks ago
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A Weekend with Eben Moglen

http://sreejithsblog.blogspot.com

"On the last weekend, I got a chance to interact with two eminent personalities who compete with each other in leaving their legacy in the minds of people whom they meet. While RMS is admired by thousands of people around the world including me for creating the Free Software Movement and for his uncompromising stand, Eben Moglen leaves his mark for his oratory skills, humbleness and humility.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Impressions of emacs on a cell phone

http://lists.gnu.org

"...You see my goal is to not use the FreeRunner as a cellphone, but as a PDA: bbdb, w3m (mainly offline with a WWWOFFLE cache)... Impressions of emacs on a cellphone: ..." -- via It was only a matter of time

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Created by can.axis 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
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Report from Free Culture 2008

http://hoikoinoi.wordpress.com

"It is finally done… after much delay and a couple of suggestions and corrections by iSummit participants, I managed to publish online a report from Free Culture 2008, the research workshop I helped organize during the iSummit in Sapporo, on the themes of sharing, online freedom and collaboration, commons-based peer production and Creative Commons licensing..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 8 weeks ago
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Richard Stallman in Auckland: On the ethics of free software

http://www.geekzone.co.nz

"...RMS also spend some time on elaborating why people shouldn't just talk about 'Linux' when they discuss those distributions they run on their computers, but instead should call it GNU/Linux [...] GNU's philosophy and motivation is the freedom of users, while Linux does not represent those values at all.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 14 weeks ago
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Richard Stallman and how easily we have traded away our freedom to share.

http://artichoke.typepad.com

"...I much admired the way in which complex ideas were simplified and framed in historical, legal, economic, political and societal contexts to maximise the connections made [...] Whilst Stallman calls for “sharing” , in New Zealand schools we identify “relating to others” and “participating and contributing” as worthy

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Created by can.axis 6 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 15 weeks ago
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Copyright Depth Perception

http://www.nixit.co.nz

"...What really interested me was that RMS proposes that we stop looking at copyright based on the medium of of a work. His idea is, instead, to look at the purpose or the social use of a piece of work ..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 14 weeks ago
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Richard Stallman in Auckland: On copyright in a networked world

http://www.geekzone.co.nz

"I just came back from Richard Stallman's lecture at the University of Auckland. I was surprised by the amazing interest in his talk, the lecture hall being entirely jam-packed full, people standing along the back and all the way out into the hallway. I was lucky to be there early enough to get one of the last few chairs..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 15 weeks ago
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Richard Stallman: Free Software and Beyond

http://ictlogy.net

"Conference by Richard M. Stallman at the First International Conference Free Knowledge, Free Technology - Education for a free information society in Barcelona (Spain), 15 July 2008, on the production and sharing of free educational and training materials about Free Software..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 18 weeks ago
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Freedom is... the GNU Operating System

http://www.bddebian.com

* «With the Hurd, users can change anything in their system which doesn't affect other users.»

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Created by can.axis 6 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 26 weeks ago
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Red Hat leads open source contributions to Linux Kernel

http://www.crn.com.au

Linux distribution vendor Red Hat has streaked ahead as the leading corporate contributor to the ongoing open source project, the Linux Kernel.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 31 weeks ago
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