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Help FSF raise $300k by Jan 31st so they can do more for Free Software

http://www.fsf.org

With your support this past year, we made a difference and accomplished a great deal for free software around the world. But we don't just want to repeat this in 2012 — we want to make an even bigger impact, and we need your help to do it. To reach our fundraising goal, we need to raise just $229,000 more over the next seven weeks.

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Amarok Celebrates Success, Announces Roktober Fundraiser

http://dot.kde.org

In the last twelve months, we have made more than 4000 commits, closed over 4000 bugs, released 6 new versions of Amarok, written a Quick Start Guide to Amarok, attended over 10 conferences and had a big developer sprint in Switzerland. All of this, thanks to your donations!

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Who’s Supporting WebM on Linux?

http://www.workswithu.com

A couple weeks ago, Google, along with a number of other groups, famously advanced the WebM codec as a supported video format for HTML5-enabled browsers, in an attempt to finally put forward a standard that all parties involved can agree on.  How far has the Linux community come since then in implementing support for the new codec?  Here's a look.

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Mobile Linux Gets Support From Chip Vendors

http://www.hardwarecentral.com

The development of Linux on mobile devices may be poised to get a boost thanks to the formation of a new industry group called Linaro, backed by a consortium of chip vendors including ARM, Freescale, Texas Instruments, Samsung and ST-Ericsson.

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Washing the windows myths. Device support.

http://it.toolbox.com

There is a common mantra which windows advocates like to chant. The mantra goes like this, windows has better device support. This is simply a myth.

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Wine-Reviews and Bordeaux T-shirts now available at freewear.org

http://www.wine-reviews.net

Wine-Reviews and Bordeaux T-shirts now available at freewear.org Well, first, our T-shirts are free as in speech but not as in beer, I mean, you can wear them orwards, backwards and sideways, and we will not sue you for sharing them with your friends. We think different, and give preference to quality over amount of colours.

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OpenLogic — Like Novell — Supports Red Hat Clone

http://boycottnovell.com

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux clones debate returns as a company with Microsoft connections adds a new service

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Call for Action: Support the GIMP

http://boycottnovell.com

Please sign the Bring Out The GIMP petition .

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The Linux consultant: The Maytag repairman of the IT world

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

“Why don’t more consultants roll out Linux?”... Now understand the people I was with were all self-employed consultants who depend upon their client’s needed support for income. Needed support. That’s the key. [with Linux there's less support required and therefore less money to make]

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Shuttleworth wants to support Debian

http://www.h-online.com

In a long posting on the Debian mailing list, Ubuntu sponsor Mark Shuttleworth sets out his position in the dispute over bringing a fixed development cycle to Debian's GNU/Linux distribution. Shuttleworth points out that he has long advocated a model of synchronisation between the various releases of Linux distributions which are based on the same versions of the same core components.

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How Far Linux Support Has Come

http://www.linuxloop.com

The general concensus about Google releasing the first offical developer previews of Google Chrome for Linux (and OS X) ~9 months after announcing the browser for Windows is that it seems late. The expectation has now become that Linux and OS X should be supported alongside Windows from the start.

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Do Open Source Companies *Really* Support Free Software?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

skAsterisk, a PBX, telephony engine, and telephony applications toolkit, is one of open source best-kept secrets. As with many open source projects, there is a company that has been set up to provide support, Digium.

Here's its latest press release:

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Sun sends out global call for open source support

http://www.linuxworld.com

Networking giant Sun has called on its employees and community members to promote the importance and benefits of open source technologies.

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Communication with Free Software supporters, developers

http://bogdanlinux.blogspot.com

I believe the problem of communication is by far the biggest problem and obstacle in the adoption of free software. I believe we have solved all the major technical problems in the adoption of free software, and the ones that remain are either being worked on or in testing. What has yet kept us from becoming the dominant supplier of software is our way of communication and marketing.

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5 Things YOU Can Do to Help Open Source

http://www.internetling.com

I know a lot of people who use open source every day, from OpenOffice to the GIMP and Linux, open source has something for everyone. Recently I was asked how could someone give back to the developers of Free Software?

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