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Microsoft Kidnaps Windows, Malware Everywhere & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

The big Linux conference down in the land of Oz just completed and there are no really big shows on the agenda until Atlanta’s Great Wide Open opens its great doors wide in March. Everybody here in North Carolina, which I call home, is on the road, hanging out in Baghdad-by-the-Bay […]

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Ubuntu Tablet to Be Available — Even in the U.S. — in March

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Ubuntu today announced the launch of a tablet running its “converged” operating system which will be available in March.

If you’ve been waiting for a tablet offering the full GNU/Linux experience, your wait is almost over. Ubuntu announced today that a tablet offering the full “convergence” experience will be available to the public in March. […]

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Welcome to Our New Member Community

I’d like to start off by welcoming new members to our also new FOSS Force community membership program. We are grateful for the support you’ve already shown for FOSS Force by joining us as a member, and we’re eagerly anticipating the time when our membership grows to the point where we can begin working in […]

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Spring 2016 ‘Big Tent’ Linux and FOSS Conferences

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Two down and one to go for the big Linux and FOSS conferences for the winter of 2016.

Today linux.conf.au 2016 gets cranked up for a five day run in the land down under for a big tent show where registration is sold out. This comes on the heels of another big show which folded […]

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SourceForge’s New Owners, Mint’s New Apps & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

Thank goodness this week is over. After our Larry Cafiero spent last week “putting out fires,” as he puts it, at SCALE 14x, I’ve spent the last couple of days doing the same here at FOSS Force. It seems our article on Slashdot’s sale attracted some unruly types to the comments, […]

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SourceForge and Slashdot Have Been Sold

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Breaking News

Editor’s note: This breaking news story was updated on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 9:54 p.m. to include reports of layoffs at Slashdot.

Slashdot Media, which owns the popular websites SourceForge and Slashdot, has been sold to SourceForge Media, LLC, a subsidiary of web publisher BIZX, LLC. Financial terms of the sale were […]

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Building a FOSS Force Community

In the last couple of years we’ve begun to notice that in addition to the folks who visit FOSS Force on a regular basis to read our articles, we’re starting to see a community develop. We mainly see this in the comments sections at the bottom of each article, where many of you have become […]

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