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Pay Per Patch: A free software market model

http://ur1.ca

Free software can be viewed as sort of a public good — everyone can benefit from it. Instead of paying for complete applications, buyers may wish to only pay for specific program elements they want, which the software lacks. Therein lies an opportunity to make money on free software, instead of around it.

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Open to the Core

http://linuxinstall.net

Why does RMS and his followers hate making money so much?

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Automation - Can to much of a good thing be bad?

http://linuxinstall.net

Good Scripting practices can help protect your company from Knowledge Erosion and Brain Drain when people leave. In this article we give a some examples of how you can do simple small things and reduce if not prevent these types of losses.

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A measuring stick for open compliance ffforts

http://www.linuxfoundation.org

If you’re serious about improving your company’s business practices, you probably want answers to some simple questions: “What’s important?” “What should I focus on and where do I start?” “What are best-in-class companies doing that I ought to be doing, too, and what can I learn from them?” That’s what the free Self-Assessment Checklist from The Linux Foundation’s Open Compli

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Linux Foundation and Consumer Electronics Linux Forum to merge

http://www.linuxfoundation.org

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, and the Consumer Electronics Linux Forum (CELF), a nonprofit organization and international open source software development community focused on embedded Linux, today announced they will merge organizations, resulting in the CE Linux Forum becoming a technical workgroup at The Linux Foundation.

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Created by stargrave 7 years 42 weeks ago
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En Sud-Koreio ekebliĝas retbankumado sen uzo de Internet Explorer

http://incubator.wikimedia.org

Sud-Koreiaj bankoj finfine komencas fari siajn retbankumajn servojn uzeblaj ankaŭ per TTT-legiloj aliaj ol Internet Explorer.

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Atlassian acquires bitbucket.org, DVCS hosting

http://blogs.atlassian.com

San Francisco, CA and Sydney, NSW, Australia -- Today Atlassian, makers of JIRA, FishEye and other software development collaboration tools, announced it has acquired Bitbucket.org. With over 60,000 accounts, Bitbucket is the premier hosted code collaboration provider for the Mercurial distributed version control system (DVCS).

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Created by stargrave 7 years 45 weeks ago
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vtiger CRM 5.2.0 released

http://vtiger.com

We are glad to announce the availability of vtiger CRM 5.2.0 today. This release addresses more than 50 features/enhancements and around 350 bug fixes along with performance improvements. We would like to thank all those in the community who have reported issues and provided feedback during the validation phase in the last 4 months. We appreciate your patience and support.

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Created by stargrave 7 years 46 weeks ago
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Strategy, Tactics, and why companies are free to not contribute.

http://carlodaffara.conecta.it

Yesterday Julie Bort wrote in the NetworkWorld site an interesting post called “Cisco doesn’t contribute nearly enough to open source”, where she contends that “”[despite its] .. proclaims it responsible for a half percent of the contributions to the Linux kernel (0.5%). In reality, Cisco has been a near non-entity as an open source contributor”.

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Oracle pledges MySQL community love

http://www.channelregister.co.uk

Oracle has promised to continue developing the community edition of MySQL. But you'd better like the architecture and customers that Oracle is targeting. On Sunday, the database giant's chief architect, Edward Screven, committed Oracle to making not only the enterprise edition of MySQL better but also the community version licensed under the GPL.

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Linux has matured in the board room

http://geekybodhi.net

Linux has been enterprise-ready for years. Finally, the enterprises are ready for it. And we have Google to thank for it.

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Najarian Says Red Hat May Be Acquired

http://www.tmcnet.com

Fast Money's Jon Najarian said there is speculation that Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) may be acquired, and as a result, its options and common stock are active today.

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Created by pravat 7 years 46 weeks ago
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Mirror, Mirror On The Wall, Which Is The Best Open Source DB Of Them All?

http://www.networkworld.com

Ever since Oracle got its anti-open source hands on MySQL via the Sun acquisition, many in the open source community have been hoping for a new champion to fill the perceived void that Oracle "selling" MySQL presents.

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Facebook open sources live MySQL makeover

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Facebook has open sourced a new MySQL utility that lets the social networking colossus update its database indexes and juice query times without staging the changes on test servers. With the tool -- known as Online Schema Change for MySQL, or OSC -- it can update indexes on live servers.

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Created by stargrave 7 years 46 weeks ago
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Fact or Fiction? Top 8 Linux Myths Debunked

http://www.pcworld.com

If the idea of using Linux in your business is one that makes you nervous, chances are you've fallen prey to one or more of the many myths out there that are frequently disseminated by competing vendors such as Microsoft.

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