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October’s Top Ten

These are the ten most read articles on FOSS Force for the month of October, 2014.

1. Breakthrough in Wireless Technology…Or Not by Ken Starks. Published October 7, 2014. Starks and a friend set out to construct a Rube Goldberg wireless antenna from a dumpling skimmer. Guess what? It works better than those sold at Best Buy or Radio Shack.

2. Synaptic Vs. Update Manager in Linux Mint by Ken Starks. Published October 28, 2014. […]

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FOSS Force Drops Coverage of SeaGL

FOSS Force won’t be covering the Seattle GNU/Linux conference (SeaGL) which is scheduled to take flight this coming Friday and Saturday. Plans to cover the event were made public several weeks back.

The cancelling of SeaGL’s coverage was announced earlier today by FOSS Force publisher and editor Christine Hall.

“Unfortunately, we’ve been hit by an unavoidable scheduling conflict, which means it will not be possible for Larry Cafiero to be in Seattle to cover the […]

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September’s Top Ten

These are the ten most read articles on FOSS Force for the month of September, 2014.

1. Is Oracle Using Canonical to Counter Red Hat? by Christine Hall. Published September 25, 2014. Is there a Red Hat connection to the interoperability deal between Oracle and Canonical?

2. You Know What Bugs Me About FOSS…? by Larry Cafiero. Published September 26, 2014. Hint: Can you say big logos and distro zealots?

3. Linux Tech Support & […]

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Are You Going Conferencing?

All Things Open Conference

This year, we at FOSS Force are expanding our coverage of Linux, FOSS and OSS conferences. This got us wondering, in a self serving sort of way, how many of you regularly attend conferences?

At this point, it’s looking as if we’ll have boots on the ground at three conferences, all scheduled for late October. In fact, we’re already hard at work coordinating our efforts to cover these events.

All Things Open

First up will […]

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August’s Top Ten

These are the ten most read articles on FOSS Force for the month of August, 2014.

1. When Linux Was Perfect Enough by Christine Hall. Published August 3, 2014. Linux might be better than ever, but that doesn’t keep some Linux users from complaining.

2. When the Police Can Brick Your Phone by Christine Hall. Published August 16, 2014. Laws designed to protect mobile devices from theft could be used by the police against protesters.

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