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by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on Mar 09, 2010 04:11 PM
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Two new projects can help free software replace Skype

GNU Free Call and WebRTC are both building frameworks that stand to make Skype obsolete.

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Behind the scenes of the new GNU mailing list server

The GNU list server is a monster machine serving lists.gnu.org, lists.nongnu.org and a few other domains. Every day, it spools out over 1 million messages for 2700 mailing lists. Until April 11, our venerable list server was an 8-year old Fedora Core 2 (!) box equipped with 6 high-speed SCSI drives organized in two RAID packs to maximize I/O bandwidth. These drives were incessantly cranking every day, as Mailman forwarded incoming posts to thousands of subscribers over a saturated T1 uplink at the FSF headquarters.

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Announcing our license recommendations guide

We've compiled a single resource that guides you through the process of choosing a license for new software, documentation, and other functional data.

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Parabola GNU/Linux joins the FSF list of free distributions

Parabola GNU/Linux is a full featured general-purpose distribution that's committed to only including free software.

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Work on a free software GPRS/EDGE stack!

GPRS is a technology used by mobile phones to transmit data. If you have internet access on your cellphone, it's likely that you are using GPRS.

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Microsoft Skype

People who focus on minor issues are greatly exercized about the purchase of Skype by Microsoft.

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Introducing Stuffed Baby Gnu

Help celebrate the newest addition to the GNU menagerie with your very own Stuffed Baby Gnu.

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