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- Statement on OpenOffice.org's move to Apache — by brett — last modified Jun 10, 2011 10:56 AM
- When OpenOffice.org moves to a non-copyleft license, there's a ready replacement for people who want a productivity suite that does more to protect their freedom: LibreOffice.
- Two new projects can help free software replace Skype — by brett — last modified Jun 08, 2011 05:59 PM
- GNU Free Call and WebRTC are both building frameworks that stand to make Skype obsolete.
- Behind the scenes of the new GNU mailing list server — by bernie — last modified May 27, 2011 09:49 PM
- 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.
- Announcing our license recommendations guide — by brett — last modified May 25, 2011 03:17 PM
- We've compiled a single resource that guides you through the process of choosing a license for new software, documentation, and other functional data.
- Parabola GNU/Linux joins the FSF list of free distributions — by brett — last modified May 20, 2011 03:27 PM
- Parabola GNU/Linux is a full featured general-purpose distribution that's committed to only including free software.
- Work on a free software GPRS/EDGE stack! — by Matt Lee — last modified May 18, 2011 05:58 PM
- 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.