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Free Software, Paid Support

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businessinsider.com: There is a thread on programmers.stackexchange.com that asks the question "Why do programmers write applications and then make them free?"

Governance Issues May Bedevil Open Source Projects

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ctoedge.com: There’s no doubt that open software has been a boon to IT. Without it there would be a lot fewer IT projects to go round because of not only the cost of proprietary commercial software, but also the complexity of acquiring it.

Open source game counterfeited in Mac App Store

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h-online.com: The developers at game software house Wolfire have found that the Lugaru HD game, which they open sourced last May, has appeared in what they describe as a counterfeit version on the Mac App Store.

Disillusioned by the Community

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linux-blog.org: There are times when I don’t want to admit that I use and love Linux. …right now is one of those times.

Linux Gazette: February 2011 (#183)

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  • Unattended stream recording with MPlayer
  • Away Mission - RSA 2011
  • Ten Things I Dislike About Linux
  • HAL: Part 1 Preliminaries
  • Enlightened Distros
  • Automating virtual server administration using Puppet
  • The reason why I have switched to zsh - Part 1

Top 10 free open source tools for network admins

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infoworld.com: From troubleshooting DNS queries and misbehaving network apps to keeping your configurations and passwords organized, these tools have you covered

Don't fear the fork: How DVCS aids open source development

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techrepublic.com: Forking is not the danger to a good open source project that people think it is. In fact, forking can — and should — be a good thing.

12 open source books

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linuxaria.com: Open source is very dedicated to sharing information, comparing and learning, then in this article i will recommend some readings of open books that you can download, read and if you want print freely.

An anthropologist's view of an open source community

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  • An anthropologist's view of an open source community
  • FUDcon Tempe Day 2
  • FUDcon Tempe Day 1
  • Fudcon 2011: Day 2

Patrons vexed by glitches in new library software

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nwsource.com: For thousands of library patrons for whom using the online catalog became painfully slow, who couldn't log on at all or who could no longer pay fines electronically, the switch to the new system has been an exercise in frustration.

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