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Interview with Richard M. Stallman

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

"Mr. Stallman, creator of the GPL, FSF and GCC, shares his thoughts on a number of topics..."

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Interview with Thomas Hansen, organiser of the Gaia Programming Contest

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I had the chance to interview Thomas Hansen, who recently announced the Gaia Programming Contest (€10,000 reward). Here are his enlightening answers!

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Torvalds breaks down Linux

http://www.linuxworld.com.au

Linux development is more like a social network built on trusted relationships and less like a democratic community of individuals dedicated to a single development process, according to Linux creator Linus Torvalds.

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Riding the open source Storm

http://www.computerworld.com.au

Open source guru Stormy Peters talks about the global initiative to count how much open source software is used by enterprise, and her upcoming keynote at Melbourne’s Linux Conference

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Chatting with Adrian Holovaty

http://www.akitaonrails.com

"As I promised after the Avi Bryant interview, here’s a great conversation with Adrian Holovaty, well known creator of the Django web framework written in Python..."

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Richard Stallman: High School Misfit, Symbol of Free Software, MacArthur-Certified Genius, BY MICHAEL GROSS, Interviewed in 1999

http://www.mgross.com

"Richard Stallman was reading computer books before he'd ever seen a computer. When the Sixties Revolution was running out of steam, he was liberating MIT computers from behind locked doors and helping set off the next great Boomer movement. Though he disdained hippies and radicals in his youth, today, as the leader of the Free Software Movement, he's a long-haired rebel coder-writer with a cause, and an idealistic thorn in the side of the cyber world's killer-app capitalists..."

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Interview with Eben Moglen about free software

http://www.computerworld.com

"I became a fan of Eben Moglen when I saw this quote from him: “We also live in a world in which the right to tinker is under some very substantial threat. This is said to be because movie and record companies must eat. I will concede that they must eat. Though, like me, they should eat less.” This logic could be applied across the board in society! Computerworld recently featured an interview with Eben Moglen..."

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Linux for everyone

http://www.cpilive.net

Ubuntu Linux's Mark Shuttleworth talks of free software for the masses, cultural tidal waves and building rockets.

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Why Ubuntu succeeds: Shuttleworth isn't an uber-geek

http://blogs.cnet.com

I really liked this InformationWeek article with Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu. I liked it in part because I think Mark is an exceptional person. But I also liked it for its insight into why Ubuntu has done so well.

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Ubuntu Backer Is One Lucky Guy

http://www.informationweek.com

He's a technologist, venture capitalist, social experimenter, philanthropist, and Russian-trained space traveler. Oh, and Mark Shuttleworth originated the world's fastest-growing Linux distribution, Ubuntu.

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Open-source backer: Software a 'renewable' resource

http://www.computerworld.com.au

As a lawyer, law professor and software programmer, Eben Moglen is passionate about technology, software and user freedom. A former board member of the Free Software Foundation and the founder, president and executive director of the Software Freedom Law Center in New York since 2005, Moglen has worked to protect and advance open source and free software.

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Open Source Map site faces success and growing pain

http://www.theinquirer.net

WE SAT with Pablo Cecconi from GIS unit at Buenos Aires government to learn more about the city's official map site, built with and running on open source software. He tells of its story, budget worries, hiring challenges and overloaded servers.

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Torvalds On Where Linux Is Headed In 2008

http://www.informationweek.com

The creator of Linux is excited about solid-state drives, expects progress in graphics and wireless networking, and says the operating system is strong in virtualization despite his personal lack of interest in the area.

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Interview: The driver behind NASA's Mars Rovers

http://www.pcworld.idg.com.au

What software and hardware do you use to do your job?

It all runs on a collection of high-end Linux boxes -- nice systems, but commodity PC hardware. Since 3-D visualisation is a big part of the job, the Linux boxes sport bonzer NVIDIA graphics cards.

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Interview with Mandriva CEO, François Bancilhon

http://education.zdnet.com

I had the opportunity to speak Monday afternoon with the CEO of Mandriva, François Bancilhon. Recently, a deal with the Nigerian government to use and install Mandriva Linux on 17,000 Intel Classmate PCs was derailed when the government decided to overwrite the installed operating system with Windows XP. Mr.

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