Category Archives: News

A new home for Debian in the Mastodon / ActivityPub fediverse: follow (and possible future moves)

TL;DR Recent events in the fediverse in general and related to instance in particular have made me rethink the place where I’d like to handle the @debian account in the Mastodon/GNU Social/ActivityPub fediverse. I couldn’t decide a “final” place … Continue reading

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Long summer story, Welcome team, and I am a Debian Developer now

Note: 2015/10/16: I need to add some links but I won’t delay this more, posting now, will edit later. Summer ended long time ago, but believe me, I’m still catching up with all the things that I began in June/July, … Continue reading

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Conversión de a

Este documento es la traducción al español del original en inglés conversion to, escrito por Evan Prodromou. Este artículo está bajo una licencia CC-By (Creative Commons Reconocimiento 3.0 Unported). El servicio de red social se cambiará a … Continue reading

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Migración a software libre y prescindir de licencias en la UPM

La Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, donde trabajo, está inmersa en un proceso de ajustes presupuestarios y negociación de posible reducción en la partida de gastos de personal. El software ha entrado en la negociación, pues los representantes de los trabajadores … Continue reading

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FLOSS Events Calendar

I decided to maintain a calendar about events related with Free, Libre, Open Source Software. I think it’s interesting even if you cannot attend any conference or meeting, since there are a lot of resources that you can get: slides … Continue reading

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On holiday

I have just finished my first academic year as student of Master on Libre Software at URJC so this blog is on holiday until September 2011. This means several things: I will try to post these two months too, but … Continue reading

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Mobile and embedded producers get more involved in Linux kernel development

The Linux Foundation released its annual Kernel Development Report, tracking the amount of changes and contributions to the Linux OS kernel. The top kernel contributors remain the same: Red Hat, Novell, IBM and Intel. (We will see next year what … Continue reading

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VLC in Apple Store; GPL violation?

VLC is a popular multimedia player distributed under GPLv2 license. Few weeks ago one of the main VLC developers, Rémi Denis-Courmont, claimed against VLC distribution in Apple Store, arguing GPL violation due to Apple’s restrictions on usage for the software … Continue reading

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Oracle won’t collaborate on LibreOffice

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols from ComputerWorld writes in “The OpenOffice fork is officially here” about a mail received from Oracle after OpenOffice’s newborn fork LibreOffice. Oracle encourages the OpenOffice community to contribute directly to it. Although explaining that  The Document Foundation … Continue reading

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LibreOffice, a fork of OpenOffice, from The Document Foundation

After Oracle adquired Sun Microsistems, many of the Sun’s projects of free software now depend on Oracle, a company with a complex relationship with the free software community. Today I learned that the community of volunteers developing and promoting … Continue reading

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