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Open Source Community Harmed by Acquisitionview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Friends and offsprings of Microsoft keep shopping for some of the pillars of the Open Source community, which also weakens the Free software community Black Duck, a proprietary software group with Microsoft roots, is slurping up a lot of open source firms, this time Olliance Group. It’s “more of a Black Ostrich [than a duck] given its size,” remarks Dr. (General)

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Links 10/1/2011: Multi-touch on GNU/Linux, Linux 2.6.37 Already Built for Distrosview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Buying a cheap laptop without Windows: Is it worth it? ‘The low-end laptop market in particular is so hard fought that manufacturers will grab for any dollars they can save,’ explains Elmar Geese, chairman of the Linux association in Berlin. (General)

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Now It’s Official: Banshee Included in Ubuntu by Defaultview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Mono trap from Novell entrenched deep inside a ubiquitously-used distribution of GNU/Linux OMG!UBUNTU! not only promoted Banshee but it also jumped the gun when it claimed that the program had been added to the next Ubuntu. Well, only now is it official: he day we’ve all be waiting for has finally arrived. (General)

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Change Happens (Consensus Regarding Mono)view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: How the perception around Mono in GNU/Linux has changed despite bullying and because of persistence with the truth REAL change is hard to bring about. When companies pour millions into marketing, it is usually them who get to determine public perception, which is a multi-trillion-dollar business. (General)

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ES: La Libertad No Es Gratisview story

http://techrights.org – (ODF | PDF | English/original) Resumen: ¿Porqué esta Microsoft daemonisando a la gente común y confunde a los legisladores con la terminología y los impostores tratan de hablar de software libre/código abierto. El MOVIMIENTO por la Libertad (libre) de Software es una decisión que debe ser motivada al menos en parte por la convicción de que la libertad es difícil de ganar y es muy valiosa. (General)

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The perfect programming fontview story

http://vim.wikia.com – Some related fonts to Bitstream Vera Sans Mono ← Older revision Revision as of 15:53, December 22, 2010 Line 70: Line 70: Bitstream Vera Sans Mono at 11 point (Mac OS X): Bitstream Vera Sans Mono at 11 point (Mac OS X): [[Image:bitstreamverasans11.png]] [[Image:bitstreamverasans11.png]]   +   + - I also like th (HowTos)

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Precisión En TechRightsview story

http://techrights.org – (ODF | PDF | English/original) Resumen: Una respuesta rápida a los trolls del Internet y otros detractores que atacan a la plataforma y al mensajero en lugar de abordar el mensaje. TECHRIGHTS contiene más de 12.000 entradas del blog y 53.400 páginas de este sitio se dice que están contenidos en Google en este momento. (General)

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Accuracy in Techrightsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Quick response to Internet trolls and other detractors who attack the platform and the messenger rather than tackle the message TECHRIGHTS contains over 12,000 blog posts and 53,400 pages from the site are said to be contained in Google at this moment. With sheer volume comes greater risk of error but not greater frequency or likelihood of error. (General)

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Novell’s Last Week – Part IV: The Ugly Side of the AttachMSFT Gameview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The CEO of AttachMSFT was arrested for slaying large animals (just like Microsoft’s Kempin) and his company is a neighbour of Microsoft; the deal’s financier is an unethical thug with Cayman Islands connection THE MORE we investigate and the deeper we look into AttachMSFT, the more evidence we have that AttachMSFT will be bad news to everyone except Microsoft. (General)

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Mono Advocacy is Deluded, Avoids the Facts and Personally Attacks Critics Insteadview story

http://techrights.org – Mono: is it a science, or is it a faith? Summary: The Mono proponents have yet again turned to “ad hominem” mode because the simple facts about Mono-associated risk cannot be refuted TECHRIGHTS’ “Boycott Novell” initiative has warned about Mono patents since 2006 (weeks after Novell and Microsoft signed their patent deal). (General)