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redefining the fork bomb...

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

A fork bomb is simply a line of some characters entered into the command line of a Unix system, and when the enter key is pressed, within seconds the computer will crash... The little program we entered in to the bash shell act as a process & make multiple copies of itself, setting off a chain reaction and thus quickly exhausting the system’s resources.

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Created by jintujacob 3 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 51 weeks ago
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Leaving the OpenOffice.org project

http://standardsandfreedom.net

Today is a special day. I feel both sad and relieved, happy and somewhat disgusted. I have officially resigned from all my duties, roles and positions inside the OpenOffice.org project.

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Created by lozz 4 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 4 weeks ago
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LibreOffice - A fresh page for OpenOffice

http://www.h-online.com

LibreOffice will be uncompromisingly free software, and as one developer observes, "it is hard to think of anyone of any note in the community that isn't involved," including developers from Red Hat and Debian. The hope is that OpenOffice / Libreoffice "will go where people want it to go, because it hasn't been going where people want it to.

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Created by cendrars 4 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 7 weeks ago
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LibreOffice - a community fork for OpenOffice.org

http://www.h-online.com

The Document Foundation is a newly founded organisation with a mission: to make an office suite available as truly free software, developed within the wider community. Supported by companies like Google, Novell and Red Hat, the Foundation has forked the Oracle-owned OpenOffice software and created LibreOffice.

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Created by akf 4 years 8 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 8 weeks ago
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Forking TangoGPS

http://lists.openmoko.org

Fork of TangoGPS (easy to use, fast and lightweight mapping application for possible use with GPS) is being done with all possible respect, and hoping that it will be on the best possible terms -- like when EGCS forked from GCC, or when people "fork" the Linux kernel to work on new subsystems: a good-natured fork to do more "experimental" exploration that may not be immediately possible or appropr

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Created by stargrave 4 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 31 weeks ago
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It is time we had a 'LibreOffice'

http://suresh.freeflux.net

A fork of Openoffice based of Sun's OO , in the lines of GNU Icecat, would be a nice idea.

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Created by suresh 5 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 47 weeks ago
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