Games : Project Diaspora Open Sourced and Finished. Space MMORPG

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| This game was just released open source and was natively built in linux and
| can compile for *nix, Mac, and Windows.
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http://www.linux-gamers.net/modules/...p?storyid=2418

Codeweavers Gives Linux Project a Boost

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| CodeWeavers Inc., the leading manufacturer of Windows to Linux software
| compatibility products, announced today its support for Lindependence ’08,
| which involves migrating the entire town of Felton, CA to the Linux operating
| system.
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http://wearenixed.blogspot.com/2008/...ect-boost.html


Recent:

Tux comes to Felton, California

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| On July 4th, a significant percentage of Felton, Calif., will go
| Microsoft-free for one week...maybe an entire month. Maybe for good. The
| arrangements have been made and the news is going forth in Felton. *
| Businesses and home users alike are excited about one of their own -- Larry
| Cafiero of HeliOS Solutions West in Felton -- joining a committed group of
| volunteers into their town to show them a better way to operate their
| computers. *For a week...maybe a month... * * *
|
| [...]
|
| With an estimated 30 to 40 million Linux Users world-wide, it would seem that
| funding might be the least of our problems. *Remember, we're talking about
| the Linux Community here. *
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http://faq.fixedbylinux.com-a.google...linuxtothemass


Related and recent:

Open Source Computer Donation Program Aims To Go Nationwide

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| But recently the company teamed up with open-source developer Untangle to
| organize an event March 1 called "Installfest," which brought together around
| 130 volunteers, including members of local Linux user groups, for a
| drastically accelerated production cycle at four locations. *
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http://www.thejournal.com/articles/22165


'Installfest' Brings Open Source Tools to Northern California Schools

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| The idea is to take advantage of the low overhead of open-source tools and
| operating systems, such as the Linux-based Ubuntu, so that computers that
| would otherwise have been discarded can be put to use for educational
| institutions and other groups, including low-income individuals and
| non-profits. * *
|
| [...]
|
| Some of the California schools participating in the March Installfest include
| Ascend School, Bella Vista Elementary, Casa Grande High School, KIPP San
| Francisco Bay Academy, Lockwood School, Mission High School, and Whittier
| Elementary School. *
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http://www.thejournal.com/articles/22127