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GPL v3 Q&A with Luis Villa

http://www.redhatmagazine.com

"Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the Free Software Foundation finally ratified and released the new version of the GPL at the end of June. This marks the newest chapter in the history of one of open source (and free) software’s oldest and most venerated licenses."

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An interview with Matthew Szulik: The culture of Red Hat, the power of open source

http://blogs.cnet.com

Matthew isn't the sort of person to seek the limelight for himself, so it was actually hard to convince him to answer questions. As became evident in his answers, Matthew firmly believes in the open source model and the culture of personal excellence that makes it fruitful.

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Open Source and the "Xen" of Xen

http://www.interopnews.com

After my post two weeks ago about Xen, I got a call from the XenSource people. I had a long chat with their CTO Simon Crosby, who had some very interesting things to say.

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Interview with Linus Torvalds

http://www.oneopensource.it

After all the kerfuffle about what Linus said about GPLV3 and friends, now you can read about it from him as opposed to the hypefest that information week provided. Among other things.

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Making Linux interoperable

http://www.expresscomputeronline.com

Maarten Koster, President, Novell Asia Pacific, talks to Kushal Shah about the different strategies adopted by Novell and the company’s partnership with Microsoft.

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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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Interview with FSFE President Georg Greve by Sean Daly

http://www.groklaw.net

Greve begins by explaining why GPLv3 provides a higher level of security for your project but also reassures everyone that it's no difficulty if projects such as the kernel wish to remain GPLv2. He does raise some legal issues the kernel folks likely will wish to think about.

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Creating the GNOME 2.18 Live Media: An interview with Ken VanDine

http://www.gnomejournal.org

Paul Cutler interviews Ken VanDine, founder of Foresight Linux, on building images for the recent GNOME 2.18 Live Media release. Ken discusses his goals in helping create new GNOME Live Media, the tools he used in putting the different images together, and his plans for future GNOME Live Media releases.

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Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth: Prepare for the Shared Software Tidal Wave

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"I was poor. I was desperate. I wanted to be on this bandwagon of this Internet thing, and I wanted to find a business that wouldn't require large amounts of bandwidth or large amounts of capital. The key was Linux. It was Linux that let me connect to the Net so I could start soaking up this knowledge," said Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux.

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Interview with Havoc Pennington

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Proprietary vendors Microsoft and Apple are also talking about “internet centrism” as the main roadmap for the next versions of their OSes. (Though we were going here before we learned of their plans, and I bet we’ll still do it better—for example, working with all the best-in-class services and sites you want to use, not just Microsoft’s Live services.)

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Alan Cox interview

http://www.abclinuxu.cz

Alan Cox talks about cooperation with hardware vendors, patent law, microkernels, and GPLv3: "I think [the MS-Novell deal] is a bad idea and that Novell are going to get stung by the GPLv3, and rightfully so. The license is designed to keep the software free, if it fails to do this then it needs fixing, so GPLv3 hopefully will fix this flaw."

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Mark Shuttleworth: Microsoft? If it changes, maybe...

http://tinyurl.com

"The time will come when the folks at Microsoft who have a clear vision for the company as a participant in this community, rather than as a hostile antagonist, will win. At that point I’d love to work with Microsoft. It’s not an evil empire. It’s just a company that is efficiently grounded in the 1980s. New leadership and new thinking might make it a more effective partner for us."

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