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[News] Coverage of Linux Against Poverty 2010 (Desktop GNU/Linux) for the Needy

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Linux Against Poverty 2010 - Making a Difference

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| This year, Lynn Bender; the organizer of Linux 
| Against Poverty has arranged for some pretty cool 
| prizes to be raffled off to equipment donors.  
| First prize is a pass to next year's SXSW 
| Interactive event.  Make sure you or your company 
| registers for the drawing....
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http://linuxlock.blogspot.com/2010/06/linux-against-poverty-t-minus-one.html


Recent:

Cassidy: Linux could ease schools' tech crunch

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| Maybe the answer for local schools facing
| daunting technology challenges lies with the
| penguins.
|
| You know, penguins — those who worship free
| and open-source software, including Linux and
| the operating system's mascot, a penguin named
| Tux.
|
| I've been hearing from the penguins since I
| wrote recently that if Silicon Valley CEOs
| want the state to improve K-12 education, then
| they should take a bigger role in helping
| those schools deploy classroom technology from
| this century.
|
| "One viable solution to getting the old
| computers working again is to install Linux on
| them," Peter Perpich, a San Jose Web
| application engineer, wrote in an e-mail.
| "Linux needs significantly less processing
| power than Windows and is free. There is also
| a wealth of free open-source software for the
| platform."
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http://www.mercurynews.com/news/ci_15269820?nclick_check=1


Linux Against Poverty Now Accepting Donations

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| To donate a computer, check out the specs here
| and the drop off locations around town where
| you can leave your old machine and pick up a
| tax receipt. If you have five or more
| computers to donate, Linux Against Poverty can
| make arrangements to pick them up.
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http://sxsw.com/node/5024
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 The Linux Foundation Launches Free Webinar Series With Big Names ,----[ Quote ] | Starting this month, The Linux Foundation is | offering free Linux Training webinars taught | by well-known Linux developers and | personalities. `---- http://ostatic.com/blog/the-linux-foundation-launches-free-webinar-series-with-big-names Major Linux 2.6.34 Kernel GPU DRM Updates ,----[ Quote ] | There's already quite a bit of code that has | been merged into the Linus 2.6 Git tree for | the Linux 2.6.34 kernel tree, but the first | pull request for the DRM (Direct Rendering | Manager) code has went in this morning. `---- http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=ODAyMg Recent: Linux Foundation Announces 2010 “We’re Linux” Video Contest: The Linux Super Bowl Ad ,----[ Quote ] | “We’re Linux” returns for the second year in a | row, aims to surface creative user-generated | ads for the popular operating system `---- http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-media/announcements/2010/02/linux-foundation-announces-2010-%E2%80%9Cwe%E2%80%99re-linux%E2%80%9D-video-contest-linux-s Linux Foundation announces "We're Linux" video contest ,----[ Quote ] | Submissions are open until the 4th of April, | 2010. `---- http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Linux-Foundation-announces-We-re-Linux-video-contest-922974.html -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkuOlJ0ACgkQU4xAY3RXLo7...

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Salix OS 13.0.2 Gets 64-bit Edition ,----[ Quote ] | George Vlahavas from the Salix OS development | team proudly announced two days before | Christmas that Salix 13.0.2 was available for | download on mirrors worldwide. The good news | for all the fans of this Slackware-based | Linux distribution is that it now has a 64- | bit edition, which is backwards compatible | with the Slackware64 operating system. | Salix64 offers an easier way to install the | XFCE desktop environment, and a software | repository with lots of packages. The Salix | developers also prepared a software | repository with dependency information for | both 32-bit and 64-bit Slackware packages. `---- http://news.softpedia.com/news/Salix-OS-13-0-2-Gets-64-bit-Edition-130609.shtml KahelOS Linux (Desktop Edition) Installer version: 12-25-2009 ,----[ Quote ] | We are glad to impart the new KahelOS Linux | Installer developed to make it much more | simple, easier and refreshing to use. `---- http://www.kahelos.org/newsdetails.php?newsid=39 Berry Linux 1.00 http://berry.sourceforge.jp/ Recent: Fragmentation good for the user, says Nokia ,----[ Quote ] | Fragmentation within mobile platforms helps handset manufacturers | and software developers to properly address customers' needs, a | senior Nokia executive has said. `---- http://community.zdnet.co.uk/blog/0,1000000567,10013788o-2000331761b,00.htm Distribution Variation ,----[ Quote...

[News] Hadrons Running on GNU/Linux, "Linux is our OS of choice"
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Large Hadron Collider team flicks switch on Xeon grid ,----[ Quote ] | "We found an old Irwindale from 2005 sitting in | a corner and we checked against that too," adds | the OpenLab CTO. "Moving up from then to now, | running Linux - Linux is our OS of choice - we | saw 4x performance increase from the cores, and | as much as 6x with the use of symmetric multi- | threading." `---- http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/11/04/lhc_xeon_endorsement/ Those LHC folks... working in 'mom's basement' on particle physics. See? No real work is done on Linux. *rolls eyes* They use KDE. Recent: World's biggest computing grid launched ,----[ Quote ] | The world’s largest computing grid is ready to tackle mankind’s biggest data | challenge from the earth’s most powerful accelerator. Today, three weeks | after the first particle beams were injected into the Large Hadron Collider | (LHC), the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid combines the power of more than 140 | computer centers from 33 countries to analyze and manage more than 15 million | gigabytes of LHC data every year. `---- http://www.physorg.com/news142258066.html The LHC is using KDE ,----[ Quote ] | I found some more interesting images: | | http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/fotostrecke-35141-3.html | http://www.spiegel.de/fotostrecke/fotostrecke-35141-5.html | http://img388.imageshack.us/my.php?image=ohptoftimemeasured13sepjy2.png (from | sl...

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