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ROSE Blog: Rikki's Open Source Exchange


Linux Plumbers Conference Pre-Event: Student Mini-Conference


AussieChix Microconference October 25

ROSE Blog: Rikki's Open Source Exchange


Going Live: "This Week in Django" at DjangoCon

It all starts with a tweet.


For more than 36 episodes over the past 10 months, Trier and Rosner, the co-hosts of TWiD, have been weekly voices of the Django community – discussing big news, tracking trunk releases, covering community notes, and inviting the occasional guest to join the discussion. And this weekend, at the first ever DjangoCon, the TWiD crew gets its chance to broadcast live and uncut in front of all their peers – the community that powers the content driving TWiD each and every week.


Open source enthusiasts sweep into Portland



PHPWomen Contest Winner

25.08.2008 recently held an article-writing contest on their Best Practices Forum. Authors of the two winning submissions each received copies of Zend Studio for Eclipse, a 1-year subscription to Linux Pro Magazine (which is called Linux Magazine outside North America), and the opportunity to feature their articles on the magazine websites. Congratulations goes to Rob Allen for his winning submission!

Report from LinuxWorld 2008

The event evolves


Some of the excitement, and much of the usual fanfare, were missing from the 2008 LinuxWorld event in San Francisco. Show-goers wondered whether they had ever seen a LinuxWorld with so little splash and flare. And yet, splash isn't everything. In the press rooms and business meetings, the industry seemed poised to launch a new era of appliances, netbooks, and virtual everything.

LugRadio Live UK – LRL: IRC IRL

Popular podcast goes out with a gong but will return with a new mascot.


Five years and more than one-hundred episodes later, the popular LugRadio podcast has turned off the microphones. The 2008 LugRadio Live event in Wolverhampton, England, was set to be their last live show. Fortunately, and thanks to its very loyal community, the annual shenanigans will continue and LugRadio Live 2009 is already in the planning stages.

Open Vote

Why you should take a closer look at the Open Voting Consortium


Some issues facing the open source community are difficult to explain to outsiders, but some are problems the whole world faces. One issue most people care about is the right to vote. What does the right to vote have to do with open source software?

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