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A Strategy for the openSUSE Project: Proposals and Discussionsview story

http://news.opensuse.org – As announced previously, the openSUSE Board and its Strategy Team have worked on three strategic proposals to define the direction of openSUSE’s future, as a Project, Community and distribution.  Each strategy proposal includes the same community statement.  We will therefore discuss the c (Distributions)

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When It Comes to Security, Openness Isn't Always a Virtue - Con: Joe Brockmeierview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – The question of security is one that has plagued proponents of proprietary and open source software alike for as long as there has been a choice. Is free and open source software more secure by virtue of all the many pairs of eyes that can see the code, identify vulnerabilities and fix them? (General)

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A new contributor agreement for Fedoraview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – Richard Fontana takes a look at the new contributor agreement Fedora is planning to adopt: "A little over a month ago, the Fedora Project announced a plan to replace the existing Fedora Individual Contributor License Agreement (FICLA) with something new, which we've imaginatively titled the Fedora Project Contributor (General)

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Don’t call it a comeback!view story

http://blog.nixternal.com – Severed Fifth has been here for years! (General)

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How much more malware is lurking in Linux official repositories?view story

http://www.zdnet.com – <p>The revelation that the open-source Unreal IRC server download has been infected with malware for some eight months is pretty worrying. (General)

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The Gulf of Mexico calls for helpview story

http://en.digitalkamera.com – The international scientific community as well as independent scientists linked to the U.S. government are alarmed by the disaster occurred on the platform Deepwater Horizon, owned by BP in the Gulf of Mexico and the concern makes sense. (Distributions)

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Avoiding Linux Installation Problems on the HP Mini 110 and Mini 210 Netbooksview story

http://linuxo.com – O'Reilly Community: "I first ran into what turns out to be a recurring problem when I installed Pardus 2009 last fall. Since then I have run into an almost identical problem in openSUSE 11.2, Slackware 13.1 and SalixOS 13.1, a Slackware derivative." (General)

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Ubuntu: meritocracy not democracyview story

http://linuxo.com – Tech Radar: "Since Mark Shuttleworth forged the original team in 2004, the Ubuntu community has exploded in size, spawning a diverse range of teams across the globe." (General)

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KDE: Join the Game or Watch the Game?view story

http://linuxo.com – IT World: "There's a lot of community energy at a show like LinuxTag, which is why KDE e.V, the foundation dedicated to supporting the KDE interface, probably chose LinuxTag as the platform from which to launch their latest community membership drive." (General)

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Ubuntu: Meritocracy Not Democracyview story

http://linuxo.com – Ubuntu: meritocracy not democracy Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon explains. Ubuntu has many recognisable traits, but one of the best is its reputation for working with its community. (General)