Some good and some bad news, Free Software vs Open Source, how to put smaller FOSS events together, and more.



SUSE acquired

Gentoo’s GitHub compromised

Minimal Ubuntu released

Ubuntu Studio Audio Handbook

FOSS synth for iPad



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20 years of Open Source

With the 20 year anniversaries of Open Source and the Apache licence, we discuss the differences between Free Software and Open Source.



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Small community events

After FOSS Talk Live, Stuart Langridge wrote a blog post about smaller FOSS events and how there should be more of them. We discuss whether he’s right and if so, how we can make them happen.




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