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Linus Torvalds Comes Clean. Or Does He?

OSTatic: "If you've been following Linus on Twitter lately -- okay, the fake Linus -- then you've probably learned more about him in the last three weeks then you ever wanted to know."

It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's A...Mouse?

Linux Journal: "If there's one complaint we in the Linux world hear more than anything, it's "My [whatever] doesn't work with Linux. "The unfortunate truth is that, while their infrastructure is likely Linux powered, the majority of device manufacturers aren't thinking about the desktop version when designing their wares."

Taking Free Software To the Streets

An anonymous reader writes "It's that time of year again; the nights are drawing in, the leaves are beginning to turn, and literally hundreds of teams of dedicated F/OSS enthusiasts from around the world are preparing to hit the streets in celebration of Software Freedom Day 2009. In an effort to increase awareness of free and open source software among the general public, SFD teams will be standing around town centers and shopping malls, holding talks at schools and universities, giving demonstrations and handing out Linux and FOSS collections for Windows on CD.

Gnome Hotkeys

Ian's Thoughts: "GNOME is a desktop environment and an international project that includes creating software development frameworks, selecting application software for the desktop, and working on the programs which manage application launching, file handling, and window and task management."

How to install android sdk 1.6 on Ubuntu 9.04

Experimenting with GNU/Linux: "Google has recently released version android SDK 1.6. This tutorial will teach you how to install it on ubuntu 9.04."

Mozilla Firefox Not In Violation of U.S Government Export Rules.

InternetNews: "While the Internet may know no borders, the U.S Government does."

Editor's Note: Sexism in FOSS

Today is about sexism towards women in FOSS. It is about treating women differently, and poorly, just for being women. It is about doing harm to FOSS. There are a number of reasons why the participation of women in FOSS is so low, around 1.5%, and cruddy treatment of women is a big one. I don't know if it is worse in FOSS than in other arenas, and I don't care-- I'm not grading on a curve.

Traveling in real time

Linux Weather Forecase: "The Linux Plumbers Conference is happening for the second time. The first was a great success - by most accounts, one of the very best technical events of the year."

AMD Eyefinity 24 Display Tech Demo On Linux

Phoronix: "This technology, to be found on their next-generation R800 series hardware, allow "up to 12 times 1080p high-definition resolution, which approaches eye-definition optical clarity.""

Ubuntu releases last 9.10 Alpha

Inquirer: "LINUX DISTRO VENDOR Ubuntu's crew of developers has just released the sixth and expected last alpha version of the next Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala version of its Linux OS."

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