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FFII (re)Starts advertisement complain against PatentsFFII (re)Starts advertisement complain against Patents
The long-lasting battle of Freedom versus Copyright is on the brink of a new important battle, this time in the form of EU software patents. Poland and Netherlands are heroes, your support is also needed.
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Solaris-user arrested by British Police for using LynxSolaris-user arrested by British Police for using Lynx
Lynx is a popular text-based browser user by Unix and Linux users. British Telecom, who are the web site administrator for a Tsunami aid site mistook a Lynx web browser user who donated money for a hacker because of the strange user agent the browser leaves in the logs and reported the user to the police.
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Solaris DTrace Source code available at OpenSolaris.orgSolaris DTrace Source code available at OpenSolaris.org
SUN har announced that is has made the source code for the Dynamic Tracing (DTrace) part of the Solaris operating system available for download at OpenSolaris.org. This is one of the most advanced parts of their OS. OpenSolaris.org promises the complete buildable Solaris code available there in Q2 2005.
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Gentoo Linux plans to add OpenSolaris to PortageGentoo Linux plans to add OpenSolaris to Portage
Gentoo is about to make OpenSolaris available in the popular Linux distributions package management system. The announcement follows Suns announcement of licensing the complete Solaris source code under the OSI-approved CDDL open-source license.
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KDE SVG Wallpaper Contest winner impresses heavilyKDE SVG Wallpaper Contest winner impresses heavily
The KDE Dot has announced winners of the SVG Wallpaper Contest. The winner, gg3po, impresses heavly and had what it took to get that little extra touch of supremicy.
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