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Linux coders do it for money

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Around 75 per cent of Linux developers raked in cash from their code crunching in the past year. It's a figure that in many ways comes as little surprise, given that Linux usage has become so widespread across industries, government and the public sector in recent years.

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Linux Defenders, Red Hat call for prior art to counter Microsoft patents

http://www.thestandard.com

There's something about patents that infuriates a certain class of software programmer. I know because I used to be one ...

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New online community launches for embedded Linux developers

http://www.computerworld.com.au

It probably won't be "Facebook for Linux" but a Web site launching Tuesday is intended to create an online community specifically for Linux programmers who focus on embedded applications such as mobile devices, set-top boxes, industrial controls and everything apart from servers and PCs.

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Silly Linux users..

http://stop.jerkin.us

I read a lot of Linux related news and articles. Why is it people find it so hard when trying to convince people to switch over to Linux that the chances of them being programmers is almost zero?

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Who writes Linux: Corporate America

http://blogs.computerworld.com

I'm not sure why the silly notion that "Only .10068% of Linux kernel developers are paid" keeps circulating, but it does. So, let me just say, once and for all, Linux is written, for the most part, by paid software engineers and programmers from major American corporations.

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Programmers Guild rebuts Bill Gates call for more H-1b visas

http://www.programmersguild.org

The Programmers Guild disputes that more H-1b visas would benefit "U.S. global competitiveness," and they would represent undue competition for Americans seeking jobs in this recessionary job market.

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Does Open Source Lose its Mission in Corporations?

http://www.pcworld.com

More and more open-source developers these days are employees of companies, paid to work on open-source projects, rather than independent programmers doing it for fun. The change raises issues for projects, programmers and employers alike.

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Open source and the corporate elephant

http://www.networkworld.com

More and more open-source developers these days are employees of companies, paid to work on open-source projects, rather than independent programmers doing it for fun. The change raises issues for projects, programmers and employers alike.

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All 235 low-cost webcams supported in Linux thanks to... this man

http://linuxpoison.blogspot.com

A LONE HOBBYIST programmer sitting at his home in France is responsible for adding 235 USB webcams to the list of those supported by Linux.

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Linux Takes Away Developer Time From Windows?

http://www.osweekly.com

Before everyone goes to arms over the title, consider this: Linux options are much more than just the desktop environment. Linux remains largely entrenched in the server realm, along with substantial growth in the mobile markets as well.

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