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Fedora Linux Project Manager Robyn Bergeron on Open Source Leadership

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internetnews.com: Robyn Bergeron became the Fedora Project Leader earlier this year. In her tenure so far, the Beefy Miracle (aka Fedora 17) has been released. She's also had to contend with Secure Boot and is now busy getting everything lined up for Fedora 18.

Six misconceptions about open source software

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opensource.com: In information technology (IT) and software development fields, there are a few fairly common misconceptions about the use of open source software. These misconceptions were debunked in a discussion at POSSE RIT 2012, and we’d like to share (and spread) that conversation.

Open source won

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  • Open source won
  • Free open-source software: My take on its inexorable rise
  • Linux Foundation Adds Antelink, Calxeda and Reaktor as New Members

Google doesn’t want people to know about better software

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lunduke.com: Google has decided, today, that RadicalBreeze.com contains malware. The only thing available from RadicalBreeze.com is Illumination Software Creator.

The vision thing

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larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: The Linux Foundation posted this on Facebook this morning: “TODAY’S NEWS: Torvalds, Shuttleworth and other Linux/OSS visionaries to be in Barcelona Nov 5-7. Will you be there?” Of course, it links to the press release here.

5 Reasons Why Commercial Software Companies Care About Open Source and Linux

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readwriteweb.com: According to a recent report released by the Linux Foundation, large, multinational, for-profit organizations are contributing significant financial and human resources to the cause.

4 Ways Dell Is Becoming An Open Source Company

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seekingalpha.com: Is Dell (DELL) becoming an open source company? Yes, but it is not exactly being planned that way.

Can the Terms of the GPL Prevent GNU/Linux being used for War?

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: The use of Drones in Afghanistan is a highly controversial issue but it is not the purpose of this article to debate the morality and ethics of deploying drones in an area of asymetrical conflict but rather to explore if it is actually possible to use the terms of the GPL to legally prevent the deployment of software or operating systems by any government's military.

Italian Local Government Warms to Open Source

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computerworlduk.com: There is a natural tendency to concentrate on what is happening locally, and so most of the stories here on Open Enterprise are about what's happening in the UK. Now it seems that Italy is really starting to get serious.

The next GPL: Why it's being shaped on GitHub

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infoworld.com: After five years, the open source community is revisiting compromises in GPLv3 -- and using a new medium for the discussion

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