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Cisco Offers $100,000 Bounty to Linux Application Developers

http://www.thevarguy.com

Cisco is offering $100,000 in prize money to Linux application developers that help the networking giant defeat Microsoft in the unified communications market.

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What's Up with the GNOME Linux Desktop?

http://www.internetnews.com

It takes money and it takes new ideas to build a better desktop, both of which are being raised by the open source GNOME Foundation. GNOME is one of the most popular Linux desktop GUIs and is included in nearly every Linux distribution.

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Faces behind Popular Linux Distros

http://yabblog.com

Have you ever wondered who are the people behind Ubuntu, Debian, Slackware,..? Stop wondering and have a look at faces behind popular Linux Distros.

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The free software ecosystem and its denizens

http://mdzlog.wordpress.com

Free software is a remarkable phenomenon. It is a highly evolved form of collaboration: compared to other creative endeavors, free software developers all over the world are able to work together on a project with surprisingly little friction.

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New Manju project plans to redraw desktop art

http://www.linux.com

Most free software projects produce applications for users. A minority, however, produce specifications or libraries for developers and other contributors.

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Why I choose copyleft for my projects

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Terry Hancock made a few statements about why developers choose a copyleft licence as did Tony Mobily in his editorial for issue 20. So let me tell you why this developer chose (and continues to choose) a copyleft licence?

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High-end developers choose commercial Linux

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Developers are choosing commercial, rather than non-commercial, distributions of Linux when it comes to building high-performance or mission-critical systems, according to new research.

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Mozilla insists Firefox 3.1 won't hit bum note for developers

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Mozilla Corporation has claimed that the transition to Firefox 3.1 won’t be “a major pain-in-the-ass” and pledged developers will not be hit by “surprises along the way”, after royally hacking off users with the 3.0 launch.

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Taking Symbian open source

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Soon three quarters of the world's smartphones will be running free software.

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Kernel space: Interview with Andrew Morton

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

Years ago, there was a great deal of worry about the possibility of burning out Linus. Life seems to have gotten easier for him since then; now instead, I've heard concerns about burning out Andrew. It seems that you do a lot; how do you keep the pace and how long can we expect you to stay at it?

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Survey: Programmers shunning Vista for Mac OS and Linux

http://apple20.blogs.fortune.cnn.com

The headline was that most developers are still not targeting Windows Vista when they write new apps. Only 8% of the 380 developers surveyed were writing for Vista; 49% were still targeting Windows XP.

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Why Open Source Software Developers are Good Marketers

http://socializedsoftware.com

I have been trying to digest two unrelated stories from last week. The first was the report by the Standish Group on the $60 Billion dollars open source is purported to be costing the proprietary software industry. The second was Steve Reubel’s, “The Web 2.0 World is Skunk Drunk on Its Own Kool-Aid“. As I looked introspectively into these stories I wondered how relevant they were.

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A Salute to Volunteers

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Recently, on another site, someone suggested that the development and marketing of Ubuntu was done by paid staff of Canonical. Having been actively involved in the Arizona Team for 8 months I would like to say that I really doubt that the suggestion can be taken seriously by anyone who knows a little about Ubuntu.

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Who Writes Linux? There Are a Lot of Unknowns

http://www.internetnews.com

In the beginning, there was Linus Torvalds, a single developer who put together the original Linux kernel. Fast forward to 2008 and Torvalds is no longer the lone Linux developer.

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Developers warned over OOXML patent risk

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Academics say developers should be cautious following confusion over which parts of the OOXML specification are covered by Microsoft's "covenant not to sue".

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