FSF, Canonical Breakthrough; OSCON & More…

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Editor’s note: FOSS Force will be offering live video streaming of all OSCON keynote addresses beginning Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at noon EDT.

FOSS Week in Review

I was ready to pack my bags for OSCON on Friday with a pretty quiet week, and a quick roundup which would allow me to hit the road […]

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‘Sunday Times’ Files DMCA Takedown Against ‘The Intercept’

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Yesterday’s ‘Sunday Times’ front page.

The Rupert Murdoch controlled Sunday Times of London finds itself embroiled in controversy today, over both a front page article that appeared in the paper yesterday and a related DMCA Notice it issued against the U.S. based political […]

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CFP Jam & LinuxFest Northwest Goes Hollywood

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FOSS Week in Review

As we get ready for a wild weekend of Linux, barbecue and guns at SouthEast LinuxFest — and FOSS Force’s Christine Hall will be on the scene reporting from Charlotte — we should first go to our eye in the sky to see what the traffic is like during FOSS rush […]

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Linux Mint in June, Matt Hartley’s Goodbye & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

Well, as they say, TGIF: Thank God it’s FOSS. As folks get settled in this weekend in beautiful downtown Orem, Utah, at OpenWest — the expo formerly known at one time as the Utah Open Source Conference — here’s a look at some of the things that transpired during the course […]

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Why Linux & Open Source Writers Should Be Paid

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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

If you’re really using Linux, you’re either making money now or you will. It’s that simple. Programming jobs, sysadmin slots, they’re out there. 88% of all hiring managers are now looking for guys and gals with Linux and open-source […]

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Animals Set FOSS Apart

Technically, only five of Github's Octocat's legs are visible, but there are eight there.

We’re going to take the scenic route in getting to the point today. If you don’t want to wait, you can go down to the bottom where it says, “The moral of the story…” But the point of today’s exercise is that we in the decentralized FOSS realm are a creative bunch, and in that […]

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