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Community - free software in the global community - people, interviews, opinions, activism, events and community adoption of free software. In other words, the whos, whens and wheres of free software.
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In the trenches with...Brent Fox of Red Hat

http://blogs.cnet.com

The Open Road caught up with Brent to discover how support at Red Hat supports its customers, and how its model differs from that of other vendors.

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BMC: Will Hurley speaks

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I've been talking the last few days with Oracle, Novell, and SAIC about how open source figures into their product plans and, in SAIC's case, how open source affects the company's services strategy.

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A face-to-face conversation with Max Spevack of Fedora

http://www.technetra.com

Alolita Sharma and Robert Adkins met up with Max Spevack, chairman of the Fedora project, at the Red Hat Summit in San Diego to talk about all things Fedora and the road ahead.

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Microsoft's Plot To Kill Linux Busted

http://www.flixya.com

So THAT'S Microsoft's fiendish plot? Who knew? Poor Tux!

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Dell warns of Vista upgrade challenges

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Dell has taken the unusual step--for a PC vendor of its size--of toning down its sales pitch for Microsoft's Vista operating system and warning businesses of the migration challenges that lie ahead for them.

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Will Open Source Developers be Well Paid?

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[Dirk Riehle is] the author of The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software, a scholarly article that describes significant shifts in the software business. Datamation spoke with him about how these shifts are shaping the pay levels of open source developers.

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Are you the Linux type?

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

In just about any occupation there are several different types of people. In fact the psychiatrists have them all broken down into nice little boxes. I am no psychiatrist but a student of life and in my studies I have noticed that there appears to be some traits that separate those that chose a particular operating system.

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Peace, Love and Penguins? Well ...

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Somehow the Free and Open Source software world acquired this silly image of happy hippies living in perfect harmony, altruistically cranking out awesome code for the betterment of humankind. As if!

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Ex-HPer Says HP, IBM, Others Susceptible To Open Source

http://money.cnn.com

Nora Denzel says open-source software is changing the landscape of an industry led by Hewlett-Packard and IBM.

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Windows losing ground with US developers

http://www.techworld.com

And finally for some good news... :-) "Microsoft's Windows platform is losing traction with application developers in North America, according to a survey by Evans Data."

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Does Microsoft have nowhere to run?

http://www.fsdaily.com

The more I think about Microsoft, the more I realise that they are, possibly for the first time, seriously cornered (or surrounded, depending on how you want to see it). A little history will clarify why I think so - and why I think that this might really be the beginning of the end for Microsoft.

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Project Gutenberg

http://www.redhatmagazine.com

Free as in, well, free. At least, that’s what the folks at Project Gutenberg believe. They work hard to make as many literary (in a very broad sense of the term) works as possible available in a variety of formats, languages, and media to as many people as possible.

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Linux Gains Windows Muscle

http://redmondmag.com

" Of all the accusations Microsoft has levelled over the years against open source, perhaps the least contentious is that it lacks the tight integration offered by Microsoft's own products."

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Linus Torvalds: Microsoft Just Made Up The Number

http://www.efytimes.com

"Linus Torvalds shares with EFYTimes his views on Microsoft's claim that Linux infringes on at least 235 of its patents."

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Interview with Jim Lacey, CEO, Linux Professional Institute

http://www.internetnews.com

How does an enterprise ensure that its staff has the skills necessary for Linux? One answer is skills certification. That's where the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) comes in. LPI, founded in 1999, is a non-profit entity that runs a core Linux certification program called the LPIC (Linux Professional Institute Certification), which is offered around the globe.

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