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OpenOffice: Future Uncertain

http://www.linux-magazine.com

Florian Effenberger is co-lead of the international OpenOffice.org marketing project. Our sister publication Linux-Community asked him how the deal between Sun and Oracle would affect OpenOffice.

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Interview With Ricky Zhou - Fedora Project

http://howsoftwareisbuilt.com

In this interview we talk with Ricky. In specific, we talk about: Identity of the Fedora community and its relationship with Red Hat, Relationship between Fedora and other distributions, and Public opinion about the Fedora project.

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“US copyright law is far too strict” – GNU founder

http://www.russiatoday.com

"American software freedom activist Richard Stallman, better known as the author of GNU General Public License, joined RT to give his comments on modern software copyright laws, and the risks of cyber sneaking. The interview is available in Ogg Theora format..."

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Stallman discusses Free Software and GPLv3

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

"On June 29, 2007 the Free Software Foundation released the GNU General Public License, version 3. What happened since then? I had the opportunity to discuss many subjects with FSF's founder and president Richard Stallman..."

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Podcast: Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth On Ubuntu Cloud Computing

http://www.workswithu.com

Barton George caught up with Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth in this podcast to discuss Ubuntu and cloud computing. George is a Sun Microsystems veteran who now works at Lombardi Software and also maintains his own blog, BartonGeorge.net.

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A quick interview about Libre.fm

http://ideas.libre.fm

"I'm just writing up an article about the Libre.fm project which I hope can help to promote the idea and spread the word. I wondered if you could give me a quick outline of why you set it up and/or what you aim to achieve with it. Nothing epic just a couple of lines I could include would be really great.

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An Interview With The Developers Of FFmpeg

http://www.phoronix.com

Earlier this week the FFmpeg project reached version 0.5, which was quite significant considering no new FFmpeg release was made available in years. This release contained a plethora of new encoders and decoders, support for VDPAU, a variety of bug-fixes, and many other improvements. What is next for FFmpeg?

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Eucalyptus: the unsung hero of Open Source?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Eucalyptus is an open-source infrastructure for the implementation of cloud computing on computer clusters. Its name is an acronym for "Elastic Utility Computing Architecture for Linking Your Programs To Useful Systems".

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We are our own worst enemy" Video Interview with Mark Shuttleworth

http://www.sourcecode.de

A really good interview with Mark, made by the colleagues from golem.de. The video interview is split up in two parts, and available in English and German.

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Why Freedom Matters

http://anuj360.wordpress.com

«...That statement packages several questionable assumptions:

1. That the only motive for developing free software is ideological.

2. That innovation in software requires a lot of funding.

3. That the only way to fund software research is through proprietary software.

4. That innovation is more important than freedom.

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Interview with Daniel Holbach, Ubuntu Community Developer

http://www.oneopensource.it

Daniel Holbach works for Canonical where is involved in the Ubuntu Community, taking care the relationship with the MOTU team, the Ubuntu developers. Daniel gave us an interview where he speaks about his own work, the Ubuntu Developer Week, Ubuntu 9.04, and relationship with Debian (Italian version available).

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“In the post-industrial scenario, free software is the key to economic development”

http://en.citilab.eu

“Free software provides the opportunity of using a computer program which benefits the whole society: companies, universities, schools etc...”

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John Goerzen on Why You Should Learn Haskell

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

"John Goerzen is a co-author of Real World Haskell. In a recent interview with O'Reilly, he explained how the book came to be, the special magic which makes Haskell worth learning, and how to change your mindset to make learning possible..."

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Interview with Non-Sun OpenOffice.org Contributor, Charles-H. Schulz

http://boycottnovell.com

Our new interview with an independent OpenOffice.org contributor

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An exclusive interview with Martin Nordholts

http://jcornuz.wordpress.com

For a long time I wanted to do an interview with one of the GIMP developers. Then I came across Martin Nordholts (aka enselic) website and read the following description of his involvement with GIMP:

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