Google Announces Summer of Code Accepted Projects

Mar 21, 2011

Google has announced the accepted projects list for its 2011 Google Summer of Code (GSOC) Program.

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Libre Graphics Meeting: Cutting Edge Creative Tools Meet Free Culture

Mar 16, 2011

The Libre Graphic Meeting will be held at the École Polytechnique Engineering School on May 10-13, 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Open Video Chat for One Laptop Per Child Emerges from Red Hat and Rochester Institute of Technology Partnership

Mar 14, 2011

“Red Hat congratulates Justin Lewis, Fran Rogers, Taylor Rose and the entire open source community at RIT on their work to harness the power of open source in the classroom and apply it to the world around them to effect positive change,” said Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO, Red Hat.

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openSUSE 11.04 Arrives with 2.6.37 Kernel

Mar 10, 2011

After eight months of development the openSUSE 11.04 release is now available for download.

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FSF Announces New Executive Director: John Sullivan

Mar 10, 2011

"I'm looking forward to working closely with FSF president Richard Stallman and our board to advance the goals of the free software movement. I'm very thankful to Peter for his effective leadership in our advocacy campaigns and in our efforts to build resources for free software." ~John Sullivan, Executive Director Free Software Foundation (FSF)

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Has GNOME Rejected Canonical help? Shuttleworth Responds

Mar 10, 2011

"Unity is a shell for Gnome. Now Gnome leadership have to decide if they want the fruit or that competition to be an asset to Gnome, or not." ~Mark Shuttleworth founder of Ubuntu.

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Canonical Changes Ubuntu Naming Conventions

Mar 09, 2011

"One of the benefits of the direction that’s been taken with the next release of Ubuntu is that there is no longer a need for a separate netbook edition, says Gerry Carr of Canonical. "The introduction of the new shell for Ubuntu means that we have a user interface that works equally well whatever the form factor of the PC."

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Rackspace Launches Cloud Builders Support

Mar 08, 2011

“We are ready to support OpenStack deployments anywhere starting today.” ~ Jim Curry, General Manager of Rackspace Cloud Builders

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