More free software and open source good news from Europe

On the line of my latest post about Linagora, a European data researcher recently published the results of a study concluding in that the European Community is saving 450 billion euros per year thanks to Open Source software. In the…

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Congratulations to Linagora for a 15M€ contract with French Ministry

Linagora won a call for tender with the French Ministry of Finances for around 15 millions €, covering the maintenance and development for 260 different pieces of software! Congrats. Let’s hope Chamilo gets included too 🙂 See the original article…

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Firefox 15 PDF Reader preview

In Ubuntu, the shipped Firefox 15 comes with the new embedded HTML5 PDF reader disabled. It is easy to enable though. Go to “about:config”, search on “pdf” and switch the “pdfjs.disabled” entry to “false”. Restart Firefox and test it pointing…

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Enable Tagalog fonts in Firefox/Ubuntu

Tagalog is the national language of Philippines and, although it’s now written mainly in latin fonts (as Wikipedia reports), it can also be found written using the Baybayin script.Well, somehow, it seems difficult to find any relevant information on how…

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Macro-scale benefits of e-learning on free software

There are many advantages of e-learning. Some of them are obvious to people who barely entered the education with technology world: Increased availability of learning content in time Increased availability of learning content in space Increased capacity to maintain and…

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