Teaching Linux to Speak

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Free open source software. FOSS. The vision of one man…a vision tenacious enough to catch fire and spread around the globe. Free open source software is a staple of the enterprise for most of the world. We have one man to thank for that. Richard Stallman’s courage and foresight will be known and built upon […]

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A Look at Mageia 5’s Magic

Mageia 5 blank KDE screenshotMageia 5, released on Friday and over a year in the making, is familiar territory to those of us who cut our Linux teeth on Mandriva back in the days when it was called Mandrake. That’s not to say that the distro is old […]

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Five Security Tips for New Linux Admins

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It’s generally fairly easy for new Linux administrators to get up and running with the basics of installing, configuring and managing Linux systems at a basic level. Truthfully, though, it takes years to get the in-depth knowledge required in many server environments today. One thing I really recommend learning early on — i.e. from the […]

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Fossetcon Call for Papers

The Second Annual Fossetcon Conference, which is scheduled to be held at the Hilton Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida on November 19-21 has announced its Call for Papers on the conference website. According to the site, the call is officially open until August 17, but might be extended if certain conditions, such as “speaker […]

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Mageia 5 Stable Available Now

mageia logoFOSS Force has learned that Mageia will soon officially announce the release of the stable version of Mageia 5, most likely later today. According to a source within the organization, the ISO images were pushed to the distro’s main mirror at about 7 P.M. EST yesterday. According […]

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Tux Paint’s Birthday, RMS Keynotes SeaGL & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

Yep, it looks like the end of the week is upon us once again, and with it there has been a lot of news in the FOSS realm. What you might have missed, if you weren’t paying attention, is the following:

Happy 13th, Tux Paint: There was reason to break out […]

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all-day OSCON @ Oregon Convention Center
OSCON @ Oregon Convention Center
Jul 20 – Jul 24 all-day
Once considered a radical upstart, open source has moved from disruption to default. Its methods and culture commoditized the technologies that drove the Internet revolution and transformed the practice of software development. Collaborative and transparent,[...]
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all-day Texas Linux Fest 2015 @ San Marcos Conference Center
Texas Linux Fest 2015 @ San Marcos Conference Center
Aug 21 – Aug 22 all-day
We are happy to announce that Texas Linux Fest 2015 has been scheduled. We are going to be at the San Marcos Convention Center August 21st and 22nd!
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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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all-day Fossetcon 2015 @ Hilton Lake Buena Vista
Fossetcon 2015 @ Hilton Lake Buena Vista
Nov 19 – Nov 21 all-day
Come out and participate in the Second Annual Fossetcon 201, Florida’s only free and open source conference. Within two minutes of downtown, disney and other great entertainment. Free Food, training, certifications and giveaways. www.fossetcon.org

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