Swiss Education IT Agency Campaigns Against Microsoft Live@edu

Mar 22, 2010

The Swiss federal agency known as Schweizerische Fachstelle für Informationstechnologien (SFIB) or Centre suisse des technologies de l'information dans l'enseignement (CTIE) has studied the user licenses for Microsoft products in Swiss schools. The result is a warning against the licensing and a recommendation to use open source products.

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Braindump Brings Ideas to Computer

Mar 19, 2010

KDE developer Cyrille Berger now provides his Braindump whiteboard program in its first public release. The GPL software is based on KOffice technology.

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Ubuntu 10.04 Button Rearrangement Becomes Hot Topic

Mar 19, 2010

The new window buttons in the next Ubuntu release are creating a lot of hot heads and much misunderstanding. The issue has gone way beyond just the button arrangement.

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5 Years of Google Code: Google Doubles Source Code Storage

Mar 19, 2010

Five years ago, Google started placing internal projects under a free license and with Google Summer of Code, began its support of the open source scene.

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CeBIT Open Source 2010: First Forum Videos Online

Mar 18, 2010

Much in demand, now online -- the presentation streams from Tuesday and Wednesday of the Open Source Forum at CeBIT Open Source 2010.

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Rekonq 0.4.0 with Ad-Blocker and Plugin Controller

Mar 18, 2010

Based on the Webkit engine, the KDE browser Rekonq concentrates on providing the best possible web experience. Version 0.4.0 comes with a variety of new features.

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Ubuntu One Music Store: Tops or Flop?

Mar 17, 2010

Music seems to be a viable income stream also under Linux. After Amarok and Rhythmbox have earned at least a few hundred bucks with Magnatune, Ubuntu is now breaking into the market as well.

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NVIDIA Drivers Fan Speed Alert

Mar 17, 2010

On the Ubuntu developer mailing list, Alberto Milone warns testers of the alpha version of Ubuntu 10.04 about problems with the resident NVIDIA driver versions 195.36.08 and 195.36.03.

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