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The stories we are all sick of hearing

http://linusearch.com

Are you thinking about writing an Article on a topic related to Linux? Since I spend way too much time reading tech news and even contribute some of my own allow me to save you some time.

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Producing a book with Scribus: useful tips

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

While working on my own book for Apress, Free Software for Creative People, I've also been typesetting a 240 page poetry book by Richard McKane using Scribus, for the publisher Hearing Eye. Years ago I used to use Quark Xpress for this sort of project, so I was pleased to find out that free software can now do the same job.

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Writing a book with the help of the Sakai free software community

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

This article is about writing a book with the help of the free software community. The book in question is Sakai Courseware Management with the main authors being Alan Berg (Me myself and I) and Michael Korcuska, the executive director of the Sakai Foundation.

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Writing a Book With Free Software

http://www.jonobacon.org

Some of you have emailed to ask what I am using to write the Art Of Community, and some of my Free Software friends out there have been asking if Free Software tools were used when writing the content. Oh yes. :)

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Free Art License 1.3

http://onensemble.org

"Most of my works (music, writing, photographs, illustrations, graphic design) are covered by the Free Art License 1.3. which allows others to freely share and build upon them. The following is a brief explanation of the rules for using and sharing my works covered under this license..."

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Distraction-free Writing with PyRoom

http://linux-magazine.com

PyRoom is not the only distraction-free editor out there, but it does contain a few useful features that make it a good choice for users who are looking for a lightweight full-screen editor.

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Better writing with OpenOffice.org and Writer's Tools

http://nothickmanuals.info

Contrary to the conventional wisdom that a word processor can’t help you to become a better writer, you can use OpenOffice.org Writer with the Writer's Tools extension to improve your writing skills and make the writing process more efficient.

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Wicked Cool Emacs: get in on the action!

http://sachachua.com

"Ever since I started on this "Wicked Cool Emacs" project with No Starch Press, I've run into all sorts of amazing geeks who have been working on something similar. [...] I would love to work on this book with other people. I think that it would become an even better book than I could write by myself, just as Emacs is better because all these people have worked on it.

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Best of many worlds

http://www.manilastandardtoday.com

WHEN I switched from Windows to Linux last year, a decision I had to make as a technology writer was what to do with readers who were still on Microsoft’s proprietary operating system.

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