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Open Core is the New Dual Licensing

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OSS
  • Open Core is the New Dual Licensing
  • What lies beyond the open core debate?
  • ASCAP: John Phillip Sousa Incarnate (Fight against EFF)
  • Post-Bilski Steps for Anti-Software-Patent Advocates
  • Let the open source way take you outside your comfort zone
  • Open source as business model or engineering convenience?
  • Open Source is a Virus
  • Open Source Needs To Have An Unfair Advantage To Succeed
  • Being Free - why it matters

Linux Mint 9 Isadora - You betrayed me, dear!

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Linux

dedoimedo.com: Linux Mint is a very popular, Ubuntu-based Linux distribution. It's Ubuntu with extra polish and more features for new and less experienced people, making it friendly and usable out of the box. For me, the general sentiment has always run true.

Microsoft Office vs. OpenOffice

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OOo

software-latest.com: Typing documents, use of spreadsheets and slideshows are essential tools in the life of almost every professional. The largest of the problems found in Microsoft Office according to the vast majority of users is its price. This obligation on having to pay for an Office application suite has stimulated the development of OpenOffice.

The 4 Best Photo Album Managers For Linux

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Software

makeuseof.com: Plug your camera into your computer and it should automatically organize those pictures in such a way that you can easily find them later. This is the idea behind photo album managers, but not everyone agrees about which ones are best for the job.

Calibre Is an Elegant E-Book Librarian

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Software

linuxinsider.com: Calibre allows for easy e-book library management, file format conversions, e-book reading and syncing with an e-reader, all from a desktop, notebook or netbook computer.

Open Video on the Web: Where Are We Now?

fosswire.com: Back in January 2009, I wrote a post on opening video on the web. At the time, the Mozilla Foundation had just invested $100,000 in the Wikimedia Foundation to use Theora for videos on their sites. In the last year and a half, the situation with video on the web has changed quite a lot.

Open Source is Inherently More Secure, Says Red Hat

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OSS

esecurityplanet.com: At the Red Hat Summit in Boston last week, Josh Bressers, a senior security engineer at Red Hat, explained why open source really is the best model for building secure software.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta 2 Now Available

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Linux

redhat.com: Customer and partner testing of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Beta is in full swing, and we have been very pleased with the strong positive feedback that we have received from our testing community. We are on track...

Mandriva's Future Rosy or Rose Colored?

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MDV

linuxjournal.com: News broke June 22 on the French technology Website, www.lemagit.fr, that Mandriva would neither have to be sold or closed due to the appearance of some private investors. Laprévote neither named these new investors nor elaborated on any specific business strategies.

A KDE SC 4.4.5 Look

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KDE
PCLOS

cristalinux.blogspot: PCLinuxOS 2010.1 continues to surprise me time and again. Today they have managed to do it yet again with KDE SC 4.4.5. I did notice some new interesting features that I wanted to show you here.

12 of the most interesting, unusual and useful Linux distros

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Linux

goodgearguide.com.au: The other major benefit of truly open source software is that you're allowed to modify a program and redistribute your altered version. Linux is a classic example of this: there are hundreds. We rounded up some of the most interesting Linux distros out there that you might not have heard of.

Who gives a fsck about a license?

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OSS

toolbox.com/blogs: I have no idea why anyone would want to do a File System ChecK on a license but I have seen fsck used in this manner so I do too Smile Seriously though, how many people really care about the license they are usin

Pictures of Ubuntu: Linux's best photo shots at Windows and Mac

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Software

theregister.co.uk: When it comes to photo applications it seems Windows and Mac have things nailed down, with plenty of individual applications and several packages packed with tons of features.

nouveau and Liking It

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Software

sreich.blogspot: So yesterday I felt the impulse to give nouveau a shot. I really had my doubts. After reading endlessly how "2D is in a basic state but 3D is experimental", I predicted that I would have to quickly revert back to the binary blobs before I could get back to my coding work..

The Linux Chronicles, Part 1

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Linux

theregister.co.uk: Last Autumn I volunteered to review Windows 7. But in the following weeks, I found Linux to be preferable in many ways. This is pretty significant progress, and outside the 'community' has gone largely unnoticed, too - I haven't seen all that many Ubuntu stories in the Wall Street Journal. But what comes next is going to be pretty challenging for everyone involved – and that's what I'll look at here.

HP’s new Linux enabled emailable printer - questions and answers

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Hardware

itwire.com: Is wirelessly printing from your smartphone, iPhone, iPad tablet or other connected device, via email, something consumers and businesses will really want to do?

KDE Software Compilation 4.4.5 Available

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KDE

kdenews.org: Despite all the work going into 4.5, those of you wanting to live a stable life have not been forgotten. KDE SC 4.4.5 (codenamed "Ceilidh") is the last scheduled update in the 4.4 series and includes bug fixes and translation updates.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • Accessing Windows 7 Shares from Ubuntu is a Pain
  • KatchTV is an "Internet TV" application for KDE
  • On Being Free pt 3
  • HTML5 Isn't Ready For Primetime, YouTube Says
  • Wi-Fi Problems? Don't Neglect Open Source Solutions
  • Addendum on the Brokenness of File Locking
  • Opera 10.60 RC2
  • Some you lose, some you win...you have to keep trying
  • The Open Source Server Quagmire
  • Is open source less secure than closed software?
  • Pros and Cons of Linux. is it Right for your Business?
  • Linux guru offers advice on Android tablets, Linux security and virtualization
  • 75 Linux Wallpapers
  • When Experts aren't bad stories happen...
  • SFLS Episode 0x2B: Bilski Rundown
  • A quick reminder on 64-bit Flash
  • Linux Basement Episode 57 - SELF Barfly

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Unattended Ubuntu installations made easy
  • Sloooow OOo? This could be the answer!
  • Let NetworkManager work togerther with init scripts
  • Gentoo Stable users' libpng update
  • Set webmail as Default Mail Application In Ubuntu 10.04
  • Gnome - The panel encountered a problem while loading "OAFIID:GNOME_ClockApplet"

Like Experimenting With Your Ubuntu Desktop? Try Ubuntu Sugar Remix

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Software
Ubuntu

techdrivein.com: Sugar desktop environment was originally conceptualized to become the default desktop for OLPC (One Laptop Per Child) project. Sugar desktop is designed with the goal of being used by children for learning. The original Sugar desktop environment was repackaged for Ubuntu and it was called Ubuntu Sugar Remix.

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