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OpenOffice Council Shows LibreOffice Fans the Doorview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – With all the Oracle-related antics going on this fall, it seems safe to say that those of us in the FOSS community haven't really needed to watch much TV. (General)

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Innovative inventions recognized by PopMechview story

http://www.itwire.com – Three National Science Foundation-funded projects have been recognized by Popular Mechanics magazine through its “Breakthrough Awards 2010.”   (IT news)

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From Copyrights to Patents: How Software Patents Became the Top Linux Issueview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: An overview of news about SCO (copyright challenge) and software patents, which are increasingly being used to threaten the legality of Free/libre software Microsoft’s and Apple’s #1 weapon against software freedom appears to be software patents. More and more people recognise this, especially now that SCO is passé. (General)

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Links 22/10/2010: Linux 2.6.37 Preview, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Betaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux LPI recognized by UK education authorities The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation fo (General)

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LXer: Microsoft cuts loose Iron languagesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Microsoft has officially ended a half-decade flirtation with building its own .NETized scripting languages, and it lost a languages guru to Google in the process. The company has handed code and project responsibility for IronRuby and IronPython to "the community," six years after it started the projects and then stuck them in limbo. (HowTos)

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Fedora 14 Reflects Evolution of Leading-Edge Open Sourceview story

http://press.redhat.com – The stated mission of the Fedora Project is to advance the state of free software. To meet this challenge, Fedora incubates open source technology projects in which anyone in the community can participate. (Distributions)

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PyQt4 app brokenview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I updated my system using pacman -Syu, the updates included a new version of PyQt4 and the replacement of Python 2 with Python 3. (HowTos)

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Links 16/10/2010: GNU/Linux at Alcatel-Lucent, Android 4.0 Rumoursview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Alcatel-Lucent taps Linux for 10G enterprise switch Alcatel-Lucent has switched from VxWorks to Linux for a new “intelligent” 10-gigabit Ethernet enterprise switch. (General)

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A first look at the Windows Phone 7 and Xbox LIVE App Hub for developersview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Games, Microsoft, Mobile Microsoft has just turned on its brand new (and beautiful) App Hub for WP7 and Xbox LIVE. Aimed at developers it provides an ideal starting point for students, those that want to bring apps or games to Windows Phone 7, or indie developers that want to produce the next big hit! (General)

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Any tips/suggestions for a newbie beginning to read the Linux Kernel Source Codeview story

http://www.unix.com – Hi All, I recently downloaded the Linux kernel source code, added them all to a project in MS VC++ and plan to read through it so that I can improve the way I code, read/understand a large code database and hopefully contribute something to the development of the Linux OS. I have taken a couple of courses in OS's and have completed a few projects that included multi-threading (POSIX), system cal (HowTos)