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Linus Under Wraps, Fedora Tests Wayland & More…

Ubuntu & Microsoft

FOSS Week in Review

To be honest, I’m really not finished going through all the materials I picked up at the Open Compute Project 2015 U.S. Summit this week in San Jose. There is a lot of interesting stuff here to wade through, and I’m still going through it.

Meanwhile, much of what makes the […]

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OCP Summit: Passing the Open Hardware Tipping Point

Amber Graner at OCP

In the FOSS realm, we’re all about Free/Open Source Software. But what about the hardware on which it runs?

For the last four years, the Open Compute Project has had that covered. Just as Linux and BSD have blazed a trail in the open source side of things for software, OCP seeks to open […]

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POSSCON Returns to South Carolina

POSSCON 2015

POSSCON is back.

After taking a year off so that IT-oLogy, the nonprofit behind the event, could concentrate on launching the Great Wide Open conference in Atlanta, the POSSCON developers’ conference will return to Columbia, South Carolina on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 14th and 15th. Last year, regular attendees of POSSCON were urged to attend […]

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What Linux Distro Do You Use?

Inquiring minds want to know: What Linux distro is on your computer?

Market share matters, even in the nonprofit world in which most distros live. Most likely, a large user base means more dollars coming in from donations or corporate grants. Also, a popular and much used distro might also prompt more folks with technical […]

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Using FOSS Out-of-the-Box

Libre Planet 2015 logo

It’s a rare thing when I double down on a previous week’s article. Most of the time that second effort is perceived as defensive or argumentative. This is neither. It’s just a rare thing.

We spoke together last week about some glaring holes in AAC software in the Linuxsphere. AAC is short for Augmentative and […]

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Upcoming Events

Apr
14
Tue
all-day POSSCON @ The Vista
POSSCON @ The Vista
Apr 14 – Apr 15 all-day
Join the world’s top developers, technologists and decision makers as we explore open source, open tech and the open web. Two days of keynotes, talks, tutorials, workshops and networking opportunities in Columbia, SC.
Apr
25
Sat
all-day LinuxFest Northwest 2015 @ Bellingham Technical College
LinuxFest Northwest 2015 @ Bellingham Technical College
Apr 25 – Apr 26 all-day
Outstanding Speakers and Sessions Speakers from all areas of tech, and talks covering the full gamut of experience, from newbie to guru.
Jun
3
Wed
all-day LinuxCon Japan @ Chinzan-so Hotel and Conference Center
LinuxCon Japan @ Chinzan-so Hotel and Conference Center
Jun 3 – Jun 5 all-day
LinuxCon Japan is the premier Linux conference in Asia that brings together a unique blend of core developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts.It is designed not only to encourage collaboration but to support[...]
Jun
26
Fri
all-day FUDCon APAC 2015
FUDCon APAC 2015
Jun 26 – Jun 28 all-day
FUDCon is the Fedora Users and Developers Conference, a major free software event held in various regions around the world, usually annually per region. FUDCon is a combination of sessions, talks, workshops, and hackfests in[...]
Oct
18
Sun
all-day All Things Open @ Raleigh Convention Center
All Things Open @ Raleigh Convention Center
Oct 18 – Oct 20 all-day
Join the world’s top developers, technologists and decision makers as we explore open source, open tech and the open web in the enterprise. Two days of keynotes, talks, tutorials, workshops and networking opportunities in Raleigh[...]

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