Interviews

Interviews with various people, mostly in the FOSS world

Opera Has No Plans To Go Open Source: Interview

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muktware.com: Opera is one of those companies which is leading innovation in the Web Browser segment. Despite being one of the strongest proponents of Open Standards on the Web, Opera's own development model is proprietary. We approached Shwetank Dixit, Web Evangelist, Opera to understand.

Long, winding road led from caddyshack to boardroom

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southcoasttoday.com: Matthew Szulik was all of 8 years old when his father drove him to the New Bedford Country Club and told him to walk to the clubhouse and "go to the man at the end and tell him you want to caddie."

Behind KDE with Patrick Spendrin

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behindkde.org: Last week KDE 4.5.4 was released for Windows. It was a late Christmas present from the KDE on Windows team and we were immediately interested in learning more about the project.

Skolelinux interview: Arnt Ove Gregersen

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people.skolelinux.org: Inspired by the round of interviews that Raphael Hertzog has started with people in the Debian project, I wanted to do the same with people in the Skolelinux project . First is the newly elected leader of the association FRISK that organizes the development of the Skolelinux distribution.

What is Upstart?

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linux-magazine.com: Originally created for use in Ubuntu, Upstart is suitable for deployment in all Linux distributions as an alternative to the System-V init.

Firefox, Linux and the future of the web

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Moz/FF

techradar.com: Tristan Nitot started working for Netscape in 1997, and was one of the first volunteers to work on the Mozilla project that rose out of Netscape's ashes.

People behind Debian: Mehdi Dogguy, release assistant

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raphaelhertzog.com: Mehdi is a Debian developer for a bit more than a year, and he’s already part of the Debian Release Team. His story is quite typical in that he started there by trying to help while observing the team do its work.

Attachmate Acquisition: What does it mean for SUSE, openSUSE & open source?

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SUSE

opensuse.org: I had a chance to speak with Jeff Hawn, chairman and CEO of Attachmate Corporation about his views and intentions around SUSE and openSUSE. Jeff has commented that SUSE is an important brand and business that he wants to strengthen. What are his thoughts about the community and what does he see for SUSE and openSUSE?

Interview with Doudoulinux’s creator

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linuxaria.com: Recently I discovered a new kind of Linux: DoudouLinux. It is not a new distribution, but a Debian is a tailor-made for children. Intrigued by the project, I asked Jean-Michel an interview.

interview with 0 A.D. Team

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Gaming
  • Exclusive interview with the 0 A.D. Development Team
  • AssaultCube – Realistic Shooter
  • Quake Live Holiday Update
  • Knights 2.2.0 Released

How to Become a KDE Developer

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  • How to Become a KDE Developer
  • People behind Debian: David Kalnischkies, an APT developer

“Microsoft is working towards establishing a long-term community connection”

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OSS

linuxforu.com: “Microsoft is open to openness,” says Vijay Rajagopalan, principal architect in Microsoft’s interoperability team. The LINUX For You team caught up with him to find out the truth behind this assertion, and to learn more about just how serious Microsoft’s engagement was with open source projects and the community.

Interview: is Ubuntu beneficial for Debian?

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Ubuntu

go2linux.org: Today I’m presenting you my first interview, today is the turn or Raphaël, a Debian Contributor. I’ve meet Raphaël by his blog. He is interviewing other Debian contributors, and I’m interviewing him, continue reading and meet him better.

The Dark Descent developer talks puzzles and future plans

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Gaming

pc.ign.com: In case you missed out on it earlier this year, you should really play Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Frictional Games built on the foundation it laid during its work on the Penumbra series to deliver a title that doesn't rely on shock scares or cheap, gross-out imagery to frighten. It's the genuine article --

Who Else Bid to Buy Novell?

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SUSE

thevarguy.com: When Attachmate disclosed plans to buy Novell in November, The VAR Guy had plenty of questions: Did any other companies bid on Novell? Will Novell Channel Chief John Dragoon (pictured) join Attachmate? What will become of Novell’s relationship with VMware? Here’s the update.

Ubuntu Interview: Prakash Advani

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Ubuntu

muktware.com: Ubuntu, the Canonical-sponsored operating system is gaining new grounds – in both enterprise and consumer segments. The Company now has new challenges -- the challenges which develop as a company grows. We talked to Prakash Advani, Partner Manager - Central Asia at Canonical, to understand how Canonical is preparing Ubuntu for the future.

Distro Hoppin`: Dream Studio 10.10

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itlure.com: What if, instead of acquiring expensive licenses, one could invest that money in better equipment or, why not, sound proofing the REC room? So, if anybody is on the market for acquiring multimedia-creation software, first take a look at what the open source world has to offer and then take a decision.

People behind Debian: Joey Hess of debhelper fame

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raphaelhertzog.com: I’m one of the oldtimers in Debian. Actually, I just checked, and there are still up to nineteen active Debian Developers who joined the project before I did, in 1996. I got started fairly young, and am “just” 34 years old.

Behind KDE: Martin Eisenhardt

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kdenews.org: Ever wondered who is behind anonsvn.kde.org? Want to know what drives a person to provide that service to KDE for years and years? Martin Eisenhardt will tell you in a Behind KDE interview this week.

Nautilus Terminal

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blog.launchpad.net: If you’re a Gnome user and have watched with envy as your KDE4-using friends effortlessly open a terminal directly in their file-browser, you may be interested in Nautilus Terminal.

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