stuff.co.nz: Free software is being distributed today at Waikato University to mark Software Freedom Day an annual international celebration of open source software.
fsf.org: In January of 2008, software code at the heart of GNU/Linux 3D applications was discovered to be non-free—a potential disaster for free software advocates hoping to see advanced graphical acceleration now common on modern operating systems.
lizards.opensuse.org: First I have to say i’m happy with openSUSE 11.0. Everything start on sunny day i’m happy installing openSUSE 11.0 from x84_86 DVD. Everything goes fine and smooth. Then I set up LTSP5.
weblog.infoworld: As computer hardware improves, it is important that software programs are readily modifiable by the people who buy and use them.
networkworld.com: Networking giant Sun has called on its employees and community members to promote the importance and benefits of open source technologies. Sun has made the call as part of its sponsorship of Software Freedom Day (SFD) on September 20, 2008.
pcworld.com: IT organizations that feel safe from open source licensing violations might be wise to check their code, as open source components are rapidly seeping into applications by way of offshore and in-house developers taking open source shortcuts, as well as a growing population of open source-savvy grads entering the workforce.
guiodic.wordpress: I interviewed RMS on GNU 25th anniversary, Google Chrome, non-free software sharing, GNU/Linux on netbooks and free-as-in-freedom drivers.
gnuru.org: I care about the licensing of the software I use, not because of some philosophical principle, but because I got sick and tired of having the thumbscrews put on me by proprietary software companies.
ostatic.com: It's good to see news about continuing adoption of open source software in schools around the world. The Linux-based lash-up they've chosen uses open source Squid cache and web proxy software along with MySQL and WebSense filtering and security software. MySQL was reportedly chosen because "it's free and simple to use."
blogs.the451group: While I believe open source may have an advantage in hard economic times when organizations are truly being forced to cut costs, I’m not sure I entirely buy either perspective. I see a danger for open source as some of its largest enterprise users stumble or even cease to be.