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Richard Stallman hopes a fully free-as-in-freedom version of Google Chrome

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Talking to an Italian blogger, RMS say: "I hope someone will distribute free binaries made from the Chrome sources. People have done that for Firefox for years. It doesn’t need to be the GNU Project."

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KDE Community Stabilizes Desktop with KDE 4.1.1

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It bears the codename "Cebidae" referring to an in-joke often made during Akademy 2008. With only a good month of development time -- and Akademy in between -- the changelog is still impressively long. Pretty much all applications have received the developers' attention, resulting in a long list of bugfixes and improvements.

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Strip mining of open source

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Strip mining of open source can be interpreted as the appropriation of free software code for proprietary gain with no intention of feeding code changes back to the community. Open source software developers beware...

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Schedule periodic tasks with cron

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Periodic schedulers come in many shapes and sizes but one constant is cron, the scheduling daemon that will run programs and scripts at arbitrary times or intervals. A number of different cron implementations exist: although vixie-cron may be the most popular, there are other similar programs such as dcron, fcron, anacron, and others.

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IBM executive on open source: 'I'm tired of waiting' for industry-specific apps

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Open-source software may not make major inroads into industry-specific enterprise applications, according to an IBM open-source guru. The next 10 years will be "do or die" for this type of application, said Bob Sutor, vice president of open source and standards at IBM, in a LinuxWorld keynote address Wednesday.

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The OSI board video was odd and revealing.

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Without being prompted for anything other than an introduction, at least two Open Source Initiative board members expressed their wish that the OSI should become a membership-based organization.

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The OSI board video was odd and revealing.

Meet the people behind the Open Source Initiative (video)

Without being prompted for anything other than an introduction, at least two Open Source Initiative board members expressed their wish that the OSI should become a membership-based organization.

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Ex-inmates apply open source to rehabilitation

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Ric Moore and Dennis Gaddy met in prison, and started to discuss how Open Source software and methods could help other inmates to avoid further mistakes and get better chance to start over after their term. In this interview, Ric explains how they are doing it through the NuOAR program and why

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Fortify and Network World don't get open source

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Network World features an article today highlighting a press release released by Fortify promoting the results of a recent Fortify study that claims open source software is a massive security risk for companies. But Fortify's methodology is suspect, and it has a business reason to make these claims about open source software.

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School switches to Linux, hopes to keep MS funds

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Warrington School, in Otago, has decided to jump ship and deploy the GNU/Linux operating system with free software across the board by a target date of 2010, says the school’s principal, Nathan Parker.

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OpenMoko Neo Freerunner available for order July 4th

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Last we heard form Openmoko, it was packing and shipping the open-source FreeRunner for an early July release. So, here we are in early July and wouldn't you know it, the FreeRunner will be available for order starting Friday, July 4 with shipping to begin on Monday, July 7. As for details, we got 'em.

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Dejunair: Open Source Music

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The Dejunair Project creates "Free and Open Source Music" or "Open Music". This means simply, you can use the music for whatever you want at no cost (free beer!). You can use the tracks for podsafe music in your podcast, backing or overlay music in videos, remix for a total new track, or whatever else you can dream up.

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How NVidia Impedes Free and Open Source Desktop Adoption

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Linux developers demand open drivers, docs and development processes, NVIDIA refuses to open their drivers, arguing that the technical quality is not a problem, and that the driver contains intellectual property they wish to protect. ATI/AMD has shown the intellectual property argument is at least not universally applicable to graphics hardware. Let's also clear up a misconception about the technical quality of closed NVIDIA drivers.

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Taking advantage of Open Source is the future for homebrew programmers and smart consumers.

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On too many occasions I've found myself staring dumbfounded at my computer screen, wondering "what's going on in there?" Despite the steadily raising computer savvy in today's high tech populace, many software companies still believe it best to not burden our pretty little heads with what exactly they're doing on our machines.

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Taking Symbian open source

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Soon three quarters of the world's smartphones will be running free software.

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