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11 Biggest Open Source Success Stories

http://www.techdrivein.com

According to Fortune, Open Source is slowly gaining acceptance in the corporate world. More and more corporates are beginning to see the merits of Open Source and have started embracing it. But all these changes didn't happened overnight. It was rather a painful journey. '

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5 lessons for other Linux distros from the success of the Lucid Lynx

http://www.ghabuntu.com

It probably now sounds like a cliche, but the Lucid Lynx is the best release Canonical has come out with since its inception. The following 5 lessons can be gleaned from the overwhelming success of Ubuntu 10.04.

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The most successful open source project ever

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

At one point in the lesson I brought up open source, and he nearly turned red saying, “Nothing is free.” That statement got me to thinking about free, open source, and open source projects. He is right - nothing is free.

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Failure as a springboard to success

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Communities are fundamentally networks of people; people with emotions, passions and insecurities. When we connect these people together, particularly in an online environment, the core of the human condition is laid bare.

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Linux Succeeds Across the Board

http://www.linux.com

Linux is doing, in a word, great. There are several areas where Linux and open source software are doing great, especially in the new technologies where open source encourages innovation:

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Who Benefits from the CPAN?

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If you talk to Jarkko about the CPAN, he'll likely tell you that it's primarily a distribution service. It's a series of regularly updated mirrors containing some metadata and an archive of redistributable code. Many proposals for enhancements and replacements and reinventions in other languages have come and gone. Most of them have tried to add complexity to this simple base.

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Working with Ogg Theora and the video tag

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The Free Software Foundation's Holmes Wilson is just back from Berlin, where he participated in the Ogg Theora book sprint put on by FLOSS Manuals. Here is a broad look at Ogg Theora and how it fits into the push for free formats: where we're winning, what works, and what could be improved.

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The Cost Savings of FOSS: Business Success for the Wrong Reason

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Obviously, no company is going to refuse the chance to save money. However, the focus on this side-benefit is threatening to overshadow the main advantages of FOSS -- and that's true regardless of whether you take an open source or a free software perspective.

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Debian GNU/Linux SuiteTelecentro: millions of users for the digital society every year

http://techforce.com.br

The Brazilian Debian GNU / Linux SuiteTelecentro benefits more than 4 millions users every year.

The Brazilian Debian GNU / Linux SuiteTelecentro is a custom solution which is currently being deployed in the Digital Inclusion Program of Banco do Brasil. SuiteTelecentro is used in approximately 2000 telecentres and computer rooms.

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Canadian British Columbia's School District #73 opts for Debian GNU / Linux

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Kamloops Thompson School District #73, British Columbia, Canada, with 55 elementary and secondary schools, chose a majority of open source software on Debian GNU / Linux as it is easier to maintain and in their experience offers better support.

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OLPC: How do we gauge success? Will 490,000 units do?

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The One Laptop per Child project’s “Give One, Get One” program has been extended through Dec. 31 as donations averaged about $2 million a day. On that pace, the OLPC should move about 490,000 units by the end of the year. Does that make the effort a success?

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Open source entrepreneur turns his hobby into an Inc. 500 enterprise

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iFAX, a commercial company that is built on open source fax server software HylaFAX, was recently included in Inc. Magazine's 2007 list of the top 500 fastest growing companies in the United States. iFAX founder Darren Nickerson says one of the keys to iFAX's success has been its commitment to the open source community behind HylaFAX. "Our success is tied to the openness of the software."

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Is money a good measure of OSS success?

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Is money a good measure of OSS success? In our free market society, I believe it is. This does not minimize the importance of other measures of success.

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