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Proprietary games, Free software

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apebox.org: For many years, the games industry has made use of Free Software to help make their products better. A peek at a manual’s copyright acknowledgements (or exploring a game’s installed folders) can yield a number of interesting values.

Open Source Adoption in Italian Public Administrations: Some Real Cases

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robertogaloppini.net: The greatest Italian event of and about Public Administration - asked me to chair the only open source conference taking place in the event.

building brand together

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aseigo.blogspot: There are many reasons given for desktop Linux not "taking off". Some are accurate, others considerably less so. One of the challenges we face with KDE is creating a meaningful, visible brand that people value and relate to on an emotional level.

Winning the war won't secure peace for open source

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zdnet.co.uk: Open source may have won the argument, but that does not mean the world will now change, says Mark Taylor.

It’s time for the community to take charge of its brand

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blogs.fsfe.org: There are a couple of “beginner’s mistakes” when thinking about Free Software in general and its commercial application, in particular. One is to believe there was a substantial difference in the software referred to by the terms “Free Software” and “Open Source.” There isn’t.

Recession and FOSS

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brajeshwar.com: The key to promote Linux effectively not only lies with Linux enthusiasts but also with Open Source vendors who are yet to find out a way in which it can be monetized efficiently to expand recognition amongst its probable user base.

Is open source losing its soul?

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cnet.com: Has open source come to include so much that it's somewhat meaningless? If so, should we return to the free-software roots that defined its infancy?

Building an open source stack for social software

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fastforwardblog.com: It would be hard to deny that open source has changed enterprise computing in a big way. Right now however, it is mostly commercial vendors creating enterprise social software products. So, what’s next for Open Source in the enterprise?

The fight over open source 'leeches'

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computerworld.com: "Leeches" -- that's how Dave Rosenberg, co-founder and former CEO of MuleSource, and now part of the founding team of RiverMuse, refers to companies that use open source technology but don't give back.

...then you win. Then what?

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blogs.the451group: Last week I asked the question, if open source has won, then where do we go from here? A number of different answers were forthcoming to the two parts of the question.

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