Play with cool disk images that run under QEMU. Explore weird and wonder guest operating systems, demos, and software like never before!
"GNOME" the trademark has been a familiar name for the past 17 years in the Free and Open Source Software community. The GNOME project has been a staple desktop for GNU/Linux and BSD desktops. It was the default desktop for Sun Microsystems workstation class machines, continues to be the default desktop for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server distributions, and it is the default desktop of Fedora and Debian. SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service solution for the retail industry is based on GNOME. GNOME technology can be found in TVs, tablets, phones, consumer devices, and in common software everywhere.
Recently Groupon announced a product with the same product name as GNOME. Groupon’s product is a tablet based point of sale “operating system for merchants to run their entire operation." The GNOME community was shocked that Groupon would use our mark for a product so closely related to the GNOME desktop and technology. It was almost inconceivable to us that Groupon, with over $2.5 billion in annual revenue, a full legal team and a huge engineering staff would not have heard of the GNOME project, found our trademark registration using a casual search, or even found our website, but we nevertheless got in touch with them and asked them to pick another name. Not only did Groupon refuse, but it has now filed even more trademark applications (the full list of applications they filed is available on our groupon page linked). To use the GNOME name for a proprietary software product that is antithetical to the fundamental ideas of the GNOME community, the free software community and the GNU project is outrageous. Please help us fight this huge company as they try to trade on our goodwill and hard earned reputation.
We want to show that our brand matters and that you care. Of the 28 trademark applications Groupon filed, we have to file formal proceedings to oppose 10 of them by December 3, 2014. Help us raise the funds to fight back and most of all call public attention to this terrible behavior by Groupon. Help us make sure that when people hear about GNOME software they learn about freedom and not proprietary software. Our counsel has advised us that we will need $80,000 to oppose the registration of the first set of 10 applications. If we are able to defend the mark without spending this amount, we will use the remaining funds to bolster and improve GNOME. Please help us raise the money to protect GNOME's trademark and strengthen Free Software!
Please donate here:
- Red Hat, IncSoftware Developer, present
- Nokia Maemo2006 - 2009
- NEC2004 - 2004
- PCB0072000 - 2000
- ENSMP2005 - 2005
- Eliokem2006 - 2006
- Packard Bell1999 - 1999
- Flumotion2009 - 2010
Augment - 3D Augmented Reality – Android Apps on Google Play
Augment is a mobile app that lets you and your customers visualize your 3D models in Augmented Reality, integrated in real time in their act
Akademy 2013 Keynote: Jolla's Vesa-Matti Hartikainen (KDE.News) [LWN.net]
[Development] Posted Jun 27, 2013 15:57 UTC (Thu) by jake. KDE.News has an interview with Jolla engineer Vesa-Matti Hartikainen who will be
Riddell: Kubuntu Won't be Switching to Mir or XMir [LWN.net]
[Distributions] Posted Jun 27, 2013 13:12 UTC (Thu) by corbet. Jonathan Riddell has announced that the Kubuntu distribution will not be foll
Richard Stallman becomes a Hall-of-Famer [LWN.net]
[Announcements] Posted Jun 26, 2013 21:15 UTC (Wed) by ris. The Free Software Foundation reports that Richard Stallman has been inducted int
Vidéo: Le pouvoir politique appartient au peuple (on l'oublie souvent)
Je ne fais pas partie d'un parti politique, je vous le rappelle, je suis minarchiste et libéral (oui c'est possible) Simplement aujourd'hui
Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: No Hiding Places
Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflat
mjg59 | Mir, the Canonical CLA and skewing the playing field
Mir is Canonical's equivalent to Wayland - a display server, responsible for getting application pixmaps onto a screen. It's intended to sca