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Open Source’s 7 Lucky Forecasts for 2011

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brajeshwar.com: Well, nobody gets tired of making predictions, or at least thinking of what the future looks like. So, here are 7 lucky predictions that could be made for Linux or the Open Source community as a whole:

LibreOffice – A Free Office Suite

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  • LibreOffice 3.3 – Advancing Without Oracle
  • LibreOffice – A Free Office Suite For Windows, Linux & Mac
  • The Deeper Significance of LibreOffice 3.3

Pandora open-source handheld available for order again

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  • Pandora open-source handheld available for order again
  • Pandora open-source console goes on general sale
  • Pandora handheld back on sale: get yours in a week
  • Skip the queue and purchase your Pandora open-source gaming device for $500

Learning from the open source movement

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guardian.co.uk: Open source isn't only for computer geeks. It is the 'intellectual property wing' of social enterprise and probably, globally, its most successful aspect. About three quarters of the internet runs on open source software.

Aust govt enforces equal rights for open source

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  • Aust govt enforces equal rights for open source
  • Leading the govt to open source
  • Open source powers new Aussie space race
  • IT’S MANDATORY: Govt forces open source option

Fanless 3-watt PC with Dual Core ARM CPU, HDMI and Linux

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h-online.com: Now, Intel's Atom also has competition from ARM in the desktop PC arena. Israel's CompuLab has presented the Trim-Slice, a tiny, fanless PC using NVIDIA's Tegra 2 platform. The System-on-Chip (SoC) has two ARM Cortex-A9 CPU cores with clock rates up to 1 GHz.

Feds Get E for Effort with Open Source

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information-management.com: The majority of U.S. Cabinet-level offices in the federal government received a failing mark in their open source efforts, though a few others, such as the Department of Defense, excelled in a recent report card from an advocacy group.

Sun's open source legacy

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h-online.com: The aftermath of Oracle's purchase of Sun and the subsequent forking of a number of open source projects, has highlighted the necessity to protect the integrity of the commons and to keep commercially sponsored open source projects honest, and true to the principles of free and open source software.

When "open source" software isn't truly open source

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techrepublic.com: Free Software is a term that both promotes Stallman’s ideological goals regarding how software is distributed, thus turning off business-oriented software users who disagree with Stallman’s ideology, and manages to conflate itself with software that simply doesn’t cost anything.

How Unemployed Developers Use Open Source to Get Hired

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earthweb.com: It's a tough economy out there. It doesn't matter which industry you happen to be experienced in, people need to be focused on keeping themselves as competitive as possible -- at all costs. Even more so when you're underemployed, or worse, unemployed. If you’re between gigs, would-be employers may look at you with unfair doubt due to a perceived lack of an edge in the workplace.

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