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LQ Court Case: FOSS v. Software Fascism

Posted 06-17-2010 at 11:58 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

I know, I know, the flame war between proprietary software advocates and FOSS advocates. It has plagued the Internet since the 1990s but, ultimately, FOSS is more free, is more controlled by the user, has less locks (like "Activation" or "Apple Hardware Exclusivity"), and is more customizable than ANY proprietary software.

Case in point: By hogging all the source code to your software, you effectively BLOCK development. To allow faster development and improvement...
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How linux reduces Global Warming?

Posted 06-17-2010 at 08:15 PM by ultimate_linux

1.linux is less on resources i.e., it uses less CPU,MEMORY which means power consumption is less.
on an average windows 7 consumes 600MB of RAM,but,linux uses only 200MB means linux consumes 1/3rd of power that of windows consumes in case of RAM.

2.unlike windows,linux is 100% immune to,we don't need an anti-virus which means we are not using our power,time to download an anti-virus,update it,scan the computer.

3.linux never hangs up,so,u need not...
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RabbitVCS - Easy version control for Linux

Posted 06-17-2010 at 10:13 AM by sridhar11

RabbitVCS is a set of graphical tools written to provide simple and straightforward access to the version control systems you use. Currently, it is integrated into the Nautilus file manager and only supports Subversion,
but our goal is to incorporate other version control systems as well as other file managers.

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Helping out a FOSS brother.

Posted 06-17-2010 at 08:31 AM by rich_c

I overheard my managers at work discussing a CV (Resume for our transatlantic friends.) that had arrived for their attention in odf format. They were clearly perplexed as to what to do with it, suggestions including opening it in notepad... Fortunately for the person who submitted it, I was able to offer to convert it for them. Naturally, I also expressed my approval for anyone who submits their CV in an open format!
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My PhD

Posted 06-17-2010 at 03:07 AM by Billyc66

Hi Just putting this out to get feedback.

I am doing my PhD in open source debain i will be creating a full open source newsroom any ideas on this.

feed back welcome.
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