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Roll Your Own App - How To Compile Software From Source Code.

http://howto.wired.com

There is a plethora of free software available in the open source community. Problem is, you have to learn how to compile it from source code if you want to use it. This nifty article will walk you through the steps...

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Created by lmramshaw 5 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 7 weeks ago
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Still no source code for the European Palm Pre

http://www.h-online.com

According to Harald Welte, co-founder of the GPL Violations Project, Palm looks to be repeating the trick with the European version of the device.

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Created by ford prefect 5 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 8 weeks ago
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Coverity To Participate in Free and Open Source Learning Centre (FOSSLC) Debate

http://www.coverity.com

Coverity Open Source Strategist David Maxwell Joins Open Source Licensing Debate with Eclipse Foundation and Alfresco

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Created by AllenFelder 5 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 16 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 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 22 weeks ago
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Why Software is not treated fairly

http://www.mygnulinux.com

This article is not about free software, although many ideas in this article are similar. This article is about the rights and respect that the computer user deserves, and have been taken away from him without even knowing it.

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Created by g0d4 5 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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DisplayLink makes Linux source code available... finally!

http://www.engadget.com

The long-burning question on the DisplayLink scene (you know, with its DisplayLink bars and coffee shops, and the annual DisplayLink parade) has been: "When will Linux users be able to get in on some of that video-via-USB action?" Well, it looks like we have an answer for you, penguin-heads.

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Created by GadgetGeek 5 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 29 weeks ago
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No Minix code in Linux Ever -- More Evidence

http://www.groklaw.net

I saw an article the other day, repeating the mistaken view that there was Minix code in an early version of Linux. I knew that was not true, because for one thing Linus told us it was not true years ago. And Andrew Tanenbaum confirmed that Linus didn't use any Minix code, as did Eric Raymond.

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Created by mmclarkson 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 weeks ago
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Linux Kernel swear

http://www.tux-planet.fr

A french article about Linux Kernel swear. For example, we can count 34 "fuck" in the kernel source code.

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Created by ptiseb 5 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 35 weeks ago
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Compile source code - and solve problems

http://www.tuxradar.com

Building software from source - that's a bit old-school, isn't it? Who wants to wrestle with the command line, hunting down dependencies and coaxing the GCC compiler into running properly?

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Created by mmclarkson 5 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 39 weeks ago
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ASUSTek is committed to meet the requirements of the GNU General Public License

http://eeepc.asus.com

The open source code for EeePC is available here. To download the source code of all open source software packages that are included in the product, follow the steps listed below.

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 6 weeks ago
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Kernel Log: More than 10 million lines of Linux source files

http://www.heise-online.co.uk

After the release of Linux 2.6.27, kernel developers are currently busily integrating patches for the next kernel version into the main development branch of Linux. This usually involves discarding some old code and adding new code though on balance, there are usually more new lines than old ones, making the kernel grow continually.

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Created by serdar 6 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 7 weeks ago
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Launchpad Source-Code Within 12 Months

http://www.phoronix.com

To this point...Launchpad isn't available under a free software license aside from its Storm component. However, Mark Shuttleworth has stated this afternoon that within the next 12 months they expect to release the source-code to Launchpad.

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Created by giantrobot 6 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 20 weeks ago
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GNU/Linux: Source Code and Human Rights

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Ask average computer users what FOSS is about, and, if they've even heard of it, they'll probably say something about the source code being publicly available.

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Created by lozz 6 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 31 weeks ago
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What if... Windows went open source?

http://www.itwire.com

When Microsoft talks about open source, people in the FOSS community tend to generally take it with a pinch - or more likely a kilo - of salt. Revealing the crown jewels of its empire - the Windows source code - has never ever been canvassed.

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Created by sharkswithlazers 6 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 39 weeks ago
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F*cking programming

http://codeulate.com

Yesterday I stumbled onto a delightful tool from Google Labs: Code Search. Turns out Google is now crawling through source code. Granted access to billions of lines of code and the awesome power of Google’s search technology, I did what any rational, thinking programmer would do: I typed in some profanity and hit enter. In tribute to the valiant struggles of coders everywhere, please enjoy...

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Created by asterisk 6 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 51 weeks ago
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