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Debian and the grass roots of Linux


"...Legend has it that the Free Software Foundation (FSF) went looking for someone to coordinate an FSF sponsored release of Linux, and Murdock, then a student at Prudhoe University, responded to the subsequent advert. This version of the story doesn't appear in the histories, so may be apocryphal.

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Morton: no merging of OpenSolaris with Linux


At his LinuxWorld opening keynote, Andrew Morton made it very clear that the appointment of former OSDL CTO and Debian co-founder Ian Murdock to Sun’s OS platforms organization will not translate into a merging between the open source version of Solaris Unix with Linux.

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OpenSolaris users group to Ian Murdock, Sun: You’re missing the point


Some background: In March 2007, Sun announced Project Indiana, whose goal is to create an OpenSolaris binary distribution. The long-term objective is to increase the technology’s user base and cultivate mind share.

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