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Penguins fly! Interview with Virgin America’s head of In-Flight Entertainment

http://www.crunchgear.com

Rather than bore you with a handful of other random gadgets and doodads that run Linux, I’ve decided to focus on one really big thing that’s phenomenal. So I present to you, dear readers, with Virgin America’s in-flight entertainment system, RED. I’ve written about it once or twice before and every flight I take on VA gets better.

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A chat with Linux Astronomy's Eugene Clement (video)

http://www.linux.com

At SCALE 6x in February, one of the first things on the expo floor to grab my attention was the scaffolding of a large telescope jutting up towards the ceiling in the far corner of the room. The device belonged to the Linux Astronomy project, which built the entire system from scratch.

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Ken Starks and Larry Cafiero talk Lindependence 2008

http://www.nuxified.org

I am honored to have had a chance to interview two of the most dedicated Freedomware and GNU/Linux advocates. Ken Starks and Larry Cafiero answered a number of questions about Lindependence 2008, an ambitious, multifaceted new advocacy project they have started recently. So, let's get right down to it!

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Social inclusion with Xubuntu: A tale of free software changing lives

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

"M6-IT, a Community Interest Community in the UK, are part way through a project to equip socially excluded families with computers running Xubuntu. I was recently able to interview Richard Rothwell of M6-IT about this project and its progress..."

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Evangelist: Mozilla has "historic opportunity" to advocate for users

http://www.linux.com

Recently, Linux.com had the chance to ask Mozilla evangelist Chris Blizzard his thoughts about the past, present, and future of Mozilla, the force behind the successful Firefox browser and Thunderbird email application.

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Drupal founder Dries Buytaert balances community and company interests

http://www.huliq.com

In the year 2000, Dries Buytaert created Drupal, a freely licensed and open source tool to manage websites, as a bulletin board for his college dorm. Since Dries released the software and a community of thousands of volunteer developers have added and improved modules, Drupal has grown immensely popular.

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Open source - and an open mind

http://www.itwire.com

When Con Zymaris started a little company offering free software services 17 years ago - when the concept of open source did not exist - it is unlikely that he thought he would be around in 2008, doing the same business.

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Rare Jon 'maddog' Hall video interview - and an even rarer maddog video speech excerpt

http://www.linux.com

He's a popular guy, that maddog. And with good reason. It's a little surprising that there is nary a video of him speaking to be seen anywhere on the Web. So here you go, video-lovers and maddog fans. These videos are for you.

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Exploring the motivations behind the Open Graphics Project

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Excitement in the Open Graphics community is quite high as it approaches its first production run of the FPGA-based “Open Graphics Development” board, known as “OGD1”. It will be available for pre-sale this month with the first units expected to ship soon thereafter. The board is targeted at hardware developers, with the specific goal of supporting development and testing of designs for a fully-documented consumer Open Hardware Graphics Card to be implemented using an ASIC (thus resolving one of the biggest obstacles to free software on the desktop).

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Can Mozilla be made more secure?

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Window Snyder has the somewhat offbeat title of "chief security something-or-other" at Mozilla, where she is responsible for overseeing efforts to boost the security of the company's open-source offerings, including the Firefox browser.

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If Torvalds quit Linux would anyone notice?

http://www.zdnet.com.au

When asked what would happen if he decided to step away from coordinating kernel development, Torvalds said it certainly would not be the death of Linux.

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KDE king Seigo talks life, free software and reinventing the desktop

http://www.computerworld.com.au

With the recent release of version 4.0, the KDE open source project has garnered a lot of international attention. One of KDE's lead developers, and best known personality, Aaron J Seigo is in Australia to speak at this year's Linux.conf.au on his vision for better desktop computing. Computerworld spoke with Seigo, a native of Calgary, Canada, about his view of the world and how a little bit of innovation will permanently change how people interact with software.

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The world according to Linus

http://www.computerworld.com.au

He doesn't own a mobile phone and he is proud of it. And he thinks virtualization is over-hyped. Find out what else we prize from Linux guru, Linus Torvalds.

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Interview with Bob Young

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Bob Young, former CEO of Red Hat, former publisher of Linux Journal, current head of lulu.com and a professional football team shares his thoughts and views of Linux.

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Linux For The Masses? Bet On This Winner.

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With Linux on the desktop going from a slow crawl to verging on an explosion, many have toiled with the question: How do we make this happen faster? A well-known Austin-based Linux Advocate thinks he has the answer.

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