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The Relevancy of ODF 1.0

http://www.robweir.com

By the time you read this (actually probably by the time I finish writing this post) a ballot approving the Public Review Draft of ODF 1.2, Part 1 will have passed.

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Created by kaeser 12 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 4 weeks ago
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Best Buy lawsuit shows how GPL violations have changed

http://blog.internetnews.com

It's not the first (and likely not the last) of the SFLC's GPL enforcement efforts, but it does mark a key turning point in their public efforts for a number of reason

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Created by pontifex 12 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 4 weeks ago
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FOSS: How Did 2009 Shape Up?

http://www.linux-mag.com

Another year goes by without the "Year of the Linux Desktop" (whatever that means) but that doesn’t mean that Free software is standing still. What highlights have there been over the last year and what is still holding us back?

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Created by beckham 12 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 4 weeks ago
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What Ubuntu needs is a good GUI backup utility - could Luckybackup be that app?

http://insidesocal.com

Don't get me wrong, there's a lot about Ubuntu to like — a lot I like — but I tend to write fairly critically about what seems to be the world's most popular free, open-source desktop operating system because not just I - but the rest of the user and developer communities - hold it up to a higher standard. And Ubuntu doesn't always measure up.

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Created by mick 12 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 5 weeks ago
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Freedom is Not a Religion

http://boycottnovell.com

Attempts to dethrone Free software supporters are fueled by disinformation and slurs

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Created by komrad 12 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 5 weeks ago
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Is Linux really that hard to use?

http://www.locutus.us

One of the biggest arguments that windows advocates use against Linux is that it is hard to use. That is why, they state, windows is so popular and a default standard in the enterprise world. Windows advocates believe that Linux is confusing and often cryptic with hard to understand, little or no documentation.

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Created by a known eMouse 12 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 5 weeks ago
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Why I Use Ubuntu

http://diffperspective.wordpress.com

A former student of mine noticed that my laptop looked different. Well, maybe not the laptop itself, but the user interface. She immediately inquired how I “did that” while she pointed at the screen of my Thinkpad.

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Created by Sun 12 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 5 weeks ago
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30 reasons why Ubuntu is here to stay

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

I’ve been using Ubuntu since version 5.04, in 2006. Since then it has only gotten better. Here is why I think Ubuntu excels in many points.

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Created by netturfer 12 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 5 weeks ago
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Yes, I Guess We Linux Fools Are Pretty Weird

http://www.linuxtoday.com

I wish more pundits, bloggers, analysts, and tech reporters would comment more on the astonishing generosity that is the basis of Linux and FOSS. We need to take a break from arguing with each other to thank and honor all the thousands of hardworking talented contributors who give away their work.

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Created by smithers 12 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 5 weeks ago
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What should we do with Free Software users who don't contribute to it in any way?

http://stop.zona-m.net

This page was born as an answer to an Italian article titled "Open Source, I want everything now and I won't give anything back".

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Created by fossfreak 12 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 5 weeks ago
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The big Linux Achilles: Documentation

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Over the last week I have read numerous articles bemoaning the sad state of Linux documentation, and I have to say - I am on board. Linux is an outstanding operating system. There is very little it can not do. The biggest problem (especially for the new user) is getting there.

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Created by electrocomputer 12 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 6 weeks ago
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What's Coming for Open Source in 2010

http://ostatic.com

With the end of the year quickly approaching, it's time for a few 2010 predictions.

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Created by kandykorn 12 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 6 weeks ago
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Trouble Free Karmic Koala

http://www.cookingwithlinux.com

The last time I blogged about Ubuntu Desktop, either I didn't explain the problems I was having sufficiently, or people just don't get it and react. I have decided to just keep on writing and let the chips fall where they may.

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Created by cutcross 12 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 6 weeks ago
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Real Linux advocates educate, not humiliate

http://www.dissociatedpress.net

Checking Twitter yesterday I caught a link to "Command Line Idiocy," a post that rips apart an article on "10 powerful CLI tools." Here's a short sample of the flavor of the piece:

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Created by vjknair 12 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 6 weeks ago
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Why Open Source Phones Still Fail

http://www.pcmag.com

Free software is all about the unexpected. Carriers hate the unexpected.

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Created by dogbiter 12 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 12 years 6 weeks ago
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