Alpha road test - Gnash 0.8.1

Flash is everywhere on the web nowadays. From YouTube (and the myriad of other video sites), to corporate websites, to online portfolios, a web experience without Flash Player installed isn't really a complete web experience.

The problem with Flash Player is that it isn't free software or open source. Well, it's not necessarily a problem depending on your viewpoint on non-free software is, but even if you ...

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The Great Reader Survey of 2007

Hey FOSSwire readers, Chris here (FOSSwire's resident manager) to tell you about the "Great Reader Survey of August 2007". We are growing faster than ever thanks to you, our readers, and we want to learn a little more about you. What distro do you use? What's your day job? Vi or Emacs? All these things help us focus our content more accurately.

Not only is this survey good ...

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Ubuntu 8.04 name announced - Hardy Heron

Ubuntu logoUbuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon has announced on his blog what the name of the Ubuntu 8.04 release will be - Hardy Heron. This version of Ubuntu, coming after Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) currently planned for October, will be a Long Term Support (LTS) release with 5 years of desktop support, not unlike previous LTS release Dapper Drake (6.06).

I am delighted to have the pleasure of announcing the ...

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13 Great Open Source Games

We've all heard it. "[Insert open-source OS] has no good games."
You know they are wrong. But what do you do?

You use a top-ten list. Or in our case, top thirteen. Whatever works, right?

Now when you want to defend your title as the FOSS Gaming king, prove your position with these gems (listed in no particular order):

Frozen Bubble - One of Linux's biggest and oldest games ...

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