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Shuttleworth urges Linux patch and bug collaboration

http://www.linux-watch.com

"When Mark Shuttleworth, Ubuntu founder and CEO of Canonical Ltd., spoke at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit at the Googleplex, he didn't talk about Ubuntu, patents, or hardware vendor partnerships. Instead he devoted his keynote speech to the importance of collaboration in fixing bugs and getting timely patches out to Linux users."

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Linux Foundation Improves Printing Functionality in Linux With LSB Driver Development Kit

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The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the availability of the Linux Standard Base Driver Development Kit (LSB DDK) for print drivers.

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Protect Your Stuff With Encrypted Linux Partitions

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"We see the headlines all the time: "Company X Loses 30,000,000 Customer Social Security Numbers and Other Intimately Personal and Financial Data! Haha, Boy Are Our Faces Red!""

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Spice up Windows - replace it with Linux

http://blog-of-gentoo.blogspot.com

"I decided to write a series of essays about moving from Windows system to a Linux one. There are plenty resources online that can help with this transition. I just thought to make an easy one and with explaining each step of doing so"

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Nat Friedman: Choose Vista + ignore Linux desktops = face shareholders’ wrath

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

"“If you don’t evaluate Linux desktops, you may be liable to your shareholders because you’re spending an enormous amount of money to upgrade to Vista without a demonstrable ROI,” said open source developer turned Novell exec Nat Friedman during our recent conversation."

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Torvalds: Solaris could nudge Linux to GPLv3

http://news.com.com

Linux leader Linus Torvalds has finally found something that could convince him that the forthcoming version 3 of the General Public License is worth adopting: open-source Solaris.

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Forget about Linux going GPLv3

http://www.linux-watch.com

If anyone out there still thinks that the main Linux kernel might change to the GNU GPLv3 (GNU General Public License Version 3) anytime soon, you can forget about it. At the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit at the Googleplex, five of the leading Linux kernel developers said that they couldn't see anything like a good enough reason to switch to the forthcoming free software license.

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Linux: Dual-Licensing the Kernel

http://kerneltrap.org

The discussion began with a suggestion that the Linux kernel be dual-licensed GPLv2 and GPLv3. Linus noted, "I consider dual-licensing unlikely (and technically quite hard), but at least _possible_ in theory. I have yet to see any actual *reasons* for licensing under the GPLv3, though.

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Is no one safe?!

http://www.redherring.com

Are Linux and Mac OS X becoming too popular for their own good?

Security company Symantec said Monday that a new worm is attacking the operating systems, along with Microsoft’s Windows, in what may be the first time this sort of malicious software has been designed to target all three OSes.

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Microsoft, LG Sign Linux Pact

http://www.pcworld.com

Microsoft Wednesday inked another cross-licensing patent agreement, this time with South Korea's LG Electronics, covering the company's Linux-based embedded devices.

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Linux vs. Microsoft: Get Ready for the Patent War

http://www.osweekly.com

So, this is what we have been leveled to: patent wars. Earlier this week, I learned that the Linux Foundation has a portfolio of patents they own themselves and are quite willing to take Microsoft on in a patent war. And while I support the Linux Foundation fighting the good fight, I believe there are some issues that had better be considered.

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OpenWRT 101 - what's behind the Wi-Fi revolution

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OpenWRT is one of the key drivers behind the Wi-Fi revolution. It got its start as an embedded Linux platform for wireless routers, perhaps inspired by (while separate from) the GPL'd Linksys code, and since 2004 it has been managed as an open source project. OpenWRT has proven to be highly versatile and has spawned a number of forks.

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GNU Emacs 22 finally released

http://applications.linux.com

Emacs fans, limber up your fingers -- there's a new GNU in town. Almost six years after the release of the previous version, the Free Software Foundation has announced the release of GNU Emacs 22. (Actually, 22.1, but who's counting?)

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Linux: making small businesses possible

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It's Linux that made this possible. If we would have been stuck on the Windows platform there is no way we could have done what we do because it would simply have been too expensive.

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Is Microsoft winning the FUD war in the board room?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

One by one, free and open source software providers are signing agreements with “the dark side”, the poster child for proprietary software, and (many say) the antithesis of open source: Microsoft.

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