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Why I Am Against Software Patentsview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – The surprise to most people isn’t that I do not believe that software should be patentable. Given my long term interest in and coverage of free and open source software, I’m supposed to be at least mildly anti-establishment. It is also statistically unlikely that I would be in favor of patents, because industry sentiment is [...] (General)

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[ubuntu] My Acer Extensa 5620-4801 won't power up!view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all, (Hardware)

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Red Hat Convenes Industry Leaders To Discuss Future Direction of Middleware (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – SANTA CLARA, Calif.—-ECLIPSECON—Red Hat , the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it will host the first online virtual forum, Middleware2020, to discuss the future use of middleware in enterprise IT. (General)

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Red Hat Builds on JBoss Open Choice Strategy With New Lightweight Platform (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – SANTA CLARA, Calif.—-Red Hat , the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.0, which is designed specifically to support the next generation of lightweight Java applications. (General)

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eMount - Mount, encrypt and manage disk image files/physical disk drivesview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – (HowTos)

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Firefox 3.6.2 arrives sooner than expectedview story

http://www.itwire.com – An update for the popular Firefox open source browser fixes a critical security bug. (IT news)

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GNOME Foundation: Correction to February 18th, 2010 Minutesview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – There was an error in the February 18th meeting minutes which confused the XIPWIRE and the mobile giving campaign. (Software)

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The VideoLan Movie Creator, VLMC 0.0.1 for Linux to be released after VLC 1.1view story

http://linuxers.org – (General)

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Must-have Open Source Applications for Writersview story

http://linuxo.com – Although OpenOffice.org Writer and AbiWord top the list of open source software for those who write for work or fun, they are not the be-all-and-end-all of writing tools. In fact, there are quite a few other nifty applications that can help you to collect ideas, manage notes, edit documents, and even improve your writing. (General)

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The real value of FOSS to business – A personal exampleview story

http://linuxo.com – The bottom line is that FLOSS is not about cheap software. It’s about control. If you have the source code then you are in control of the situation. A personal story just to give an understanding of this. (General)