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El software libre ahorra a la economía europea 450 mil millones de euros al año

El software libre ahorra a la economía europea 450 mil millones de euros al año | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Una de las ventajas que se le atribuye al software libre es que cuesta muchísimo menos que el software privativo. De hecho, es la razón por la que m...
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What happens when computers are cheaper than LEGO blocks?

What happens when computers are cheaper than LEGO blocks? | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Thanks to Arduino kits and the Raspberry Pi Linux computer, computing now can cost less than LEGOs. So today's kids -- and a generation of enthusiast hackers -- are creating a movement that might incubate the next Woz.
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Synnex Partners Discover Open Source for Business | The VAR Guy

Synnex Partners Discover Open Source for Business | The VAR Guy | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Red Hat, Digium and Open-Xchange generated plenty of interest from Synnex channel partners seeking virtualization, unified communications & hosted email options.
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New Linux and Android Game Platforms Gaining Momentum

New Linux and Android Game Platforms Gaining Momentum | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Read about trends, technologies and best practices covered by experienced Giga Omni Media editors and writers. Participate in daily blog discusions and post your thoughts and opinions.
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Is Ubuntu Shutting Out Old PCs? - Datamation

Is Ubuntu Shutting Out Old PCs? - Datamation | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
While understandable, Ubuntu’s focus on newer hardware has a distinct downside.

In some way it's positive.

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E++: An Amazing Text Editor Software || Free Software

E++: An Amazing Text Editor Software || Free Software | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
E++ is an amazing text editor coded in VB.NET and based on powerful editing component Scintilla. Download and try E++ for free.
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LulzBot AO-100 3D printer now FSF-certified to respect your freedom — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software

LulzBot AO-100 3D printer now FSF-certified to respect your freedom — Free Software Foundation — working together for free software | Libre Software News | Scoop.it

Freedom, 3D printer, FSF, Free Software Foundation

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Eclipse Xtend on JVM: Not as 'scary' as rival Scala

Eclipse Xtend on JVM: Not as 'scary' as rival Scala | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Co-architect Sebastian Zarnekow discusses Eclipse.org's statically typed language, benefits of compiling to Java source...
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Arduino Uno open-source prototyping board comes to market - Open Source Engineering with Linux & GNU

Arduino Uno open-source prototyping board comes to market - Open Source Engineering with Linux & GNU | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
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Why firms must adopt the open source way

Why firms must adopt the open source way | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Drupal founder Dries Buytaert explains why he feels companies the world over should ditch expensive software in favour of free, open source alternatives.
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El sistema de Patentes y Copyright actual como freno a la Innovación | Historia-Economía-Filosofía

El sistema de Patentes y Copyright actual como freno a la Innovación | Historia-Economía-Filosofía | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
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HP webOS: Open Source Software Reaches 1.0, Marks New Life

HP webOS: Open Source Software Reaches 1.0, Marks New Life | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
As webOS failed to become a competitive mobile operating system, HP acquired now defunct-developer Palm. The former recently announced that webOS would become open source, and the first release of the new software is available.
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LibreOffice Updated to 3.6.2

LibreOffice Updated to 3.6.2 | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
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Netscape sets source code free - CNET News

Netscape sets source code free - CNET News | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
After three months of anticipation, Netscape Communications releases the source code for its Communicator suite. A CNET article by Janet Kornblum, Staff Writer, CNET News.com. Published on March 31, 1998 12:10 PM PST.
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OwnCloud Makes Personal Cloud Easy & Affordable for SMBs

OwnCloud Makes Personal Cloud Easy & Affordable for SMBs | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
The free, open source OwnCloud personal cloud server makes setting up file sharing and shared calendaring as easy as falling over.
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The five best things coming in Ubuntu 12.10 Linux | ZDNet

The five best things coming in Ubuntu 12.10 Linux | ZDNet | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Summary: Ubuntu 12.10 has just hit beta phase. Here's what we have to look forward to in this forthcoming popular Linux distribution.
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Meet The World’s First Open Source Programmable Controller That Supports Any Device

Meet The World’s First Open Source Programmable Controller That Supports Any Device | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
the iControllPad 2. It is probably the "worlds first open-source controller." This micro-controller runs on open source software and is fully user programmable. What's more? It works as a standard HID (Human Interface Device) for any system that with Bluetooth or USB connectivity

 

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Learn More About Free Software Next Week in Prague

Learn More About Free Software Next Week in Prague | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
The openSUSE Conference 2012 takes place next week from October 20th to 23rd in Prague, Czech Republic.
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Linux Foundation UEFI Secure Boot System for Open Source | The Linux Foundation

Linux Foundation UEFI Secure Boot System for Open Source | The Linux Foundation | Libre Software News | Scoop.it

Linux Foundation and its Technical Advisory Board have produced a plan to enable the Linux  to continue operating as Secure Boot enabled systems roll out. 

 

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Linux Does Beer: Raspberry Pi Moonlights as Dutch Brewmeister | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

Linux Does Beer: Raspberry Pi Moonlights as Dutch Brewmeister | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Beer is as old as civilization itself, but beer brewers are still finding new ways of improving the way the stuff is made.
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Kids learn to program by making cool games | opensource.com

Kids learn to program by making cool games | opensource.com | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
The book, Super Scratch Programming Adventure!, teaches kids programming fundamentals by providing them with an educational programming language, Scratch, to use to make games.
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Samsung Creates New File System F2FS For Linux, Good News For Android - Muktware

Samsung Creates New File System F2FS For Linux, Good News For Android - Muktware | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Samsung has created a new Linux file system called F2FS.
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Sitdown with Tim Cunningham: Git Version Control

Sitdown with Tim Cunningham: Git Version Control | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
Tim Cunningham, Vice President of IDMI, joined our host Anthony Pompliano to discuss his presentation on Git Version Control at NC Dev Con 2012 along with his thoughts on the future of mobile and cloud development.

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Drupal Special Edition | Linux Journal

Drupal Special Edition | Linux Journal | Libre Software News | Scoop.it
As Linux Journal's resident Drupal nerd, I could not be more pleased to bring you this special Drupal issue. Drupal really is everywhere these days, and it's available in more "flavors" than most people in the Open Source community are aware of.
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