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TLWIR BREAKING NEWS: GNU/Linux Petition Featured on WhiteHouse.gov!


On January 30th, 2012, I started a petition requesting that the U.S. government broaden their use of Free Software and Open Source software to save money. I deeply believe that this one step is PART of the solution to the problem of the crushing national debt that the United States is currently facing. Software expenditures are a very small part of our national budget.

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The White House Releases Open Source Code


WhiteHouse.gov released custom code used to develop their open platform built on Drupal. The majority of the code used in the web site of the White House is already open source, but developers are now releasing new code -distributed as Drupal modules- in order to benefit others.

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Created by iGuy86 8 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 8 years 2 weeks ago
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From the White House to (no kidding) Microsoft, open source shined in '09


For open source and Linux, 2009 has been another year of big and surprising milestones, from the White House adopting open source technology to Microsoft submitting code for the Linux kernel."

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