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Measuring the popularity of distros – Part 3 Torrentsview story

http://thelinuxblog.net – Continuing on with the theme of measuring the popularity of Linux distros, today we’ll go for another method. Linux Tracker is a website that provides a bit torrent tracker for various Linux distros and related projects. (Distributions)

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GNOME Foundation: Stormy’s Update: Month of May 2010view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – Attended the fantastic GNOME Marketing Hackfest. Got there and back – on the way home we took a six hour detour – making it a more than 24 hour trip home – and flew by the volcano. For something that has caused so much trouble, it’s not very impressive from an airplane. (Software)

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Why Open Source Makes Sense: Scientifically Provenview story

http://linuxologist.com – Check out this video below. Its basically an animation about an MIT social experiment, where sociologist found a bizarre pattern when it came to work and incentives. When the task at hand was a mundane and a repetitive task, money was found as perfect incentive. However, when the task required “rudimentary cognitive” skills, money, it turns out, wasn’t the best incentive. (General)

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Fedora Remix “Lucky13″ featuring mintMenuview story

http://www.linuxmint.com – Fedora 13 remix "Lucky 13" featuring mintMenu (Distributions)

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openSUSE Build Service 2.0 Beta1 Release Brings New User Interfaceview story

http://news.opensuse.org – The openSUSE Build Service (obs) is an open package and distribution development platform that provides a transparent infrastructure that allows developers to build for various major Linux distributions and architectures. (Distributions)

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Torrents go down Hollywood-styleview story

http://www.linuxmint.com – With the assistance of the Svea Court of Appeals, the main Hollywood movie studios have landed a triple blow on OpenBitTorrent, The Pirate Bay and site founders Gottfrid Svartholm and Fredrik Neij. The Court handed out three injunctions yesterday, one of which took the OpenBitTorrent tracker offline. (Distributions)

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openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 124 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our new openSUSE Weekly News Issue 124. (Distributions)

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Open source industrial group joins the Linux Foundationview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Linux Foundation (LF) announced that it has accepted the Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) as a new Silver member of the non-profit organization. OSADL, which oversees the development of & Latest Stable& industrial real-time Linux kernel versions, among other projects, will collaborate with LF members on embedded and industrial Linux efforts.... (Embedded)

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The Microsoft/Novell Mono Lobbyview story

http://linuxo.com – Tech Rights: "Summary: Why there is increased pressure for GNOME and for other projects to love the patents-encumbered monkey (Mono)" (General)

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GNOME Foundation: Candidacy: Og Macielview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Name: Og Maciel Mail: ogmaciel gnome org Nick: OgMaciel Affl: rPath Inc <http://www.rpath.com/corp/> Blog: http://ogmaciel.com (en_US) / http://blog.ogmaciel.com (pt_BR) Summary ------- The GNOME Project has allowed me to take my first steps into the world of collaborative projects and long nights of translation sprints. (Software)