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Linux in Canada: Are We Going Open Source Yet?
Monday, July 22 2002 @ 04:13 PM CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,130
General News From Linux Planet:

I'm from the U.S. but I moved to Canada about eight years ago. Since I've been doing all of this research into what's happening with governments and open source lately, I also can't resist a chance to dig around on my chosen home turf.

What I found is that there's a will, but that no one's quite found the way yet.

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Canadian Linux Users Exchange reorganization discussions to begin
Tuesday, July 09 2002 @ 12:06 AM CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,761
General News On Tuesday, July 9, 2002 discussion will begin regarding the definition, organization and relaunch of the Canadian Linux Users Exchange (CLUE). Discussions will take place on the mailing list exclusively.

Please see to subscribe.

What CLUE is, What CLUE does, Why CLUE exists will be discussed.

Stable Release of Loads of Linux Links (LoLL)--version 1.0.0
Sunday, June 16 2002 @ 11:20 PM CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,107
General News What: 3000+ subject-classified and searchable Linux links for all levels of Linux users

How: The Loads of Linux Links (LoLL) project data (a GPLed bookmark file and configuration files) are processed with bk2site ( to form SourceForge and VLUG versions of the Loads of Linux Links website

MITRE Report - A Business Case Study of Open Source Software
Tuesday, June 11 2002 @ 10:01 PM CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,328
General News The MITRE Corporation has published a report examining the business case for Open Source Software. The link leads to an abstract of the report and a link to the 88 page report (PDF format).

Headaches? Use Linux
Wednesday, May 15 2002 @ 04:00 PM CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 2,480
General News The folks at Cybersource have released a poster promoting Linux as a means of relief from proprietary software hassles. It's suitable for printing and posting at workplaces worldwide...

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Starting up, the first steps
Sunday, March 10 2002 @ 08:26 PM CST
Contributed by: bob
Views:: 2,734
General News We need to first establish a steering commitee to give definition and focus to the tasks at hand.

As we intend to be a National effort, our first steps should be to identify advocates from each province and territory, and solicit their involvement, input and commitment.

So far we have representation from Manitoba and Sakatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia

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Most Recent Post: 01/30 10:13PM by eLGie

The Business of Open Source Software
Monday, October 15 2001 @ 02:24 PM CST
Contributed by: Linegod
Views:: 4,083
General News OCLUG, the Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group, is presenting BOSS, The Business of Open Source, which is a conference being held in November, 2001 in Ottawa, Canada. Eric S. Raymond (esr) will be the keynote speaker, and he will also be participating in a panel discussion among colleagues from Ottawa's development community.

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