Richard Stallman: If you run a nonfree program on your computer, it denies your freedom; the main one harmed is you. Your usage of it can harm others indirectly, by encouraging development of that nonfree program. If you make a promise not to redistribute the program to others, you do wrong, because breaking such a promise is bad and keeping it is worse. Still, the main direct harm is to you.
tecmint.com: Linux is fun! Huhhh. OK so you don’t believe me. Mind me at the end of this article you will have to believe that Linux is actually a fun box.
dedoimedo.com: It is time to test the third sibling in the Ubuntu family, the one named Kubuntu. So far, we've had Ubuntu, which was somewhat bland. Then we also had Xubuntu, which worked like a charm, except for a kernel oops thingie affecting the entire range, a silly thing to coincide with the official release. The KDE version is next.
darkduck.com: This man usually sits in a different seat of the interview room. Many people in the Linux world recognise him as a person who interviewed a lot of high-profile Linux advocates, prophets and journalists. But let me now put him into the interviewee's seat and introduce the man to you. Please meet: Steven Ovadia.
techrepublic.com: Free office suite tools like OpenOffice and Libre Office have more advanced features than you might expect. Here are seven that go beyond the common tasks.
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phoronix.com: Niklas Andersson, a Swedish Phoronix reader, wrote in to share his AMD Linux six-monitor success story:
readwrite.com: Meet Jolla, the smartphone that almost never came to be. Pronounced “yo-la,” Jolla as a company is the continuation of the “Mer” project.
thevarguy.com: Will Ubuntu PC makers ZaReason and System76 introduce Linux tablets? Here are clues about the future of ZaTab and System76's own Ubuntu tablet ambitions.
linuxbsdos.com: Hybryde Fusion is a new desktop distribution based on Ubuntu Desktop. Unlike most other Ubuntu-based distributions, it brings a few interesting features to the table.
linux-magazine.com: What shines in the dark is often hidden by clouds. Stellarium provides a clear view of the stars plus a lot of astronomical data.
wired.com: Of course, Linux has been the foundation of much of this disruption — and the operating system is becoming more popular across global growth markets. Worldwide enterprise adoption of Linux continues to rise, according to the Linux Foundation’s 2013 Enterprise End User Report.
h-online.com: Opera's multi-million dollar lawsuit against a former employee who, it claimed, had leaked trade secrets to Mozilla has been settled. Details of the settlement are, however, confidential.
fossforce.com: There’s still a perception that Linux is difficult to use and is only for Geeks. This seems rather silly, since most casual users, the folks who use their computers only for surfing, email and word processing, would have little to no learning curve at all using many Linux distros these days.
linuxinsider.com (blog safari): Last week we saw our favorite operating system named the "benchmark of quality". Now, the cheerfest continues with no less than a confession from a Windows kernel developer that Linux development is better. Could it get any better than this?