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Eulogy for Groklaw

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linux-magazine.com: When I got up this morning, the news was all over Facebook and the free software news sites: Groklaw, the site that was influential in the SCO legal cases, will stop publication on May 16. It's news that I hear with decidedly mixed feelings.

A Better Way to Find & Install Windows & Linux Apps

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mashable.com: n stark contrast to today’s heavily-financed mega-startups such as Facebook, Groupon or Color, consider the unassuming and newly profitable Ninite, maker of a bulk software installation tool for Windows and Linux.

Groklaw Articles Ending on May 16th

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groklaw.net: I have decided that Groklaw will stop publishing new articles on our anniversary, May 16.

pclinuxos taken down for piracy

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Humor

Seems pclinuxos has been up to their old tricks, but this time they couldn't outrun the reach of MICE. It appears their domain has been seized by the Microsoft Intellectual Property Police and visitors there are subjected to the familiar "seized by authorities" announcement.

See Here

The rather petite Internet of 1995

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royal.pingdom.com: As you may know if you’re a regular reader of this blog, sometimes we like to take a trip down memory lane. It’s time for another one of those trips, to the murky past of the Internet and the dawning World Wide Web of 1995.

New Mageia Forums Bring Community Together

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ostatic.com: New Mageia forums were announced today as "the official portal for the Mageia community: support, distro testing reports, contributions, discussions...."

6 Handy Sites To Learn New Ubuntu Tweaks & Tricks

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Ubuntu

makeuseof.com: Here at MakeUseOf, we strive to bring you the very best tutorials, reviews and articles to make your daily tech life that little bit easier. We're not alone (of course!) and occasionally it's only right to highlight some of our own favourite resources elsewhere on the web.

Mum's the Word at “Linux Today”

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fossforce.com: There seems to be trouble in the works over at Linux Today, and everybody’s keeping damn quiet about it.

Tiny Core Fraud on Source Forge

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Security
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jeffhoogland.blogspot: If you watch new projects that are added to source forge then two weeks ago you might have noticed that Tiny Core Linux was added to their projects. I thought this was a little bit odd.

Mingle with openSUSE-ites on connect

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SUSE

linuxjournal.com: Henne Vogelsang introduced the new service a few days ago. Connect with other openSUSE users, developers, and groups. You can make friends, find out the latest news, and get involved.

Five Things The Internet Brought That I Can Live Without…

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lockergnome.com: …and one that I could not. I could easily live without: SPAM email

Google claims to have sped up the web

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Google
Web

theinquirer.net: ADVERTISING BROKER Google claims to have speeded up the web thanks to improvements in the Javascript it uses to display adverts.

Berners-Lee to protect ‘open internet’

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telegraph.co.uk: Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, is to work with broadband providers to make sure the internet is protected from corporate interests, the Government has announced.

The Forbidden Subject

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igurublog.wordpress: One of the [Archlinux] forum moderators (jasonwryan?) imposed an 8 week ban on me for “Trolling despite repeated warnings” for the post below, so I am not welcome there until May. (I don’t recall any Warnings, but apparently my memory is faulty?)

Site Gives Students Web Access to Open Source Computation Tools

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campustechnology.com: A small UK company has launched a set of free open source computation utilities for college students. The Bamboo Toolbox includes access to software developed by open source communities that runs in a Web browser hosted by Hughes Bennett Education.

The Last Remnants of Sun.com Will Go Down on June 1

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techie-buzz.com: Oracle willingly saying, “we don’t care” about this history of work that exists in the sun.com domain is yet another indication of the sad end of a real legacy of our computing history.

An Open Forge

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sourceforge.net: A little over a year ago, we began developing a new platform with a flexible plugin based architecture called Allura. The platform was created from day one with openness in mind. It was developed using open source technology like Python and MongoDB, to host open source software.

A Disappointing Review of Bodhi

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Open Source Software: Top 59 Sites

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Web

earthweb.com: Frequently, Datamation puts together lists of top open source software. This time we've done something a little different and made a list of top open source Web sites.

Amazon.com Includes Linux Users in new Movie Streaming Service

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ostatic.com: Linux users have long searched for a way to legally watch premium movies on their computers with little luck. Even local video rentals or delivery services require the use of software that isn't legal in the US. Well, Amazon.com has come to the rescue.

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