Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
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blog.documentfoundation.org: In this developer interview we talk someone who started with helping out other developers by translating comments in the code from German to English.
dot.kde.org: Xompu (website in German - some basic information in English) is a new German company whose goal is to provide an easy-to-use complete computer, backed up by service support. Xompu released their computer a few weeks ago. And guess what? It runs Plasma Desktop and other KDE software.
techrepublic.com: Smitten with Bodhi Linux, Jack Wallen poses some questions to Jeff Hoogland, one of the Bodhi developers. Is it time for you to give a new distribution a try? Jack thinks so.
blogs.fsfe.org: Dan Leinir Turthra Jensen, when not solving interoperability problems between Open Document Format (ODF) editors at KO GmbH, spends his time developing GamingFreedom.org: a gaming orientated social network which promotes Free culture, and Gluon: a full featured modern game engine, based on the Qt framework.
muktware.com: Depending on the maturity of the feature, the timing for release in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux release will differ. That means that ext4 is not going anywhere any time soon.
muktware.com: The GNU/Linux landscape is changing dramatically. 2011 is a very important year for Gnome and GNU/Linux. Gnome is the default desktop environment used by major distros and it is going through a major transition with version 3. At the same time openSuse community is driving many ambitious initiatives such as the AppStream project. We talked to Vincent Untz, an openSUSE Booster, and the GNOME release manager to understand what's going on with these projects.
computerworlduk.com: Mozilla has recently acquired a new CEO, one of whose key tasks is presumably pondering precisely this issue. I met Gary Kovacs last week. My main question to Kovacs was easy to ask, but somewhat harder to answer: What is your strategy for Mozilla?
sourceforge.net: One thing I love about open source is that there is no lack of choice, especially in operating systems. Fed up with Windows or Mac OS X? Not sure about Ubuntu, FreeBSD or RHEL? I present to you Pinguy OS, a robust version of Ubuntu that will have you up and running in no time.
theinquirer.net: FREE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION president Richard Stallman spoke to The INQUIRER as part of his UK tour. Talking to us at The Institution of Engineering and Technology at its building on the bank of the river Thames at Savoy Place, Stallman talked about how coders can get involved in free software and how Android isn't all bad.
Also: FSFE Newsletter - March 2011
And: Free software is what we humans are talking more about
techradar.com: With over 500 million users, Facebook is by far the world's biggest social networking site - and has also been making important contributions to the open source community.
linuxjournal.com: Angela Byron is the co-maintainer of the Drupal open source content management system and framework. She talked to us a bit about her role with the Drupal project, and Drupal 7, the recently released, latest version of Drupal.
linux-magazine.com: "I personally would love to see more folks getting involved in areas that don't necessarily require coding skills. I think that there is enormous room for growth and contribution in these areas, and there are plenty of Linux enthusiasts out there who have the skills and imagination to make great contributions in these places." ~ Robyn Bergeron
fiercecontentmanagement.com: Dries Buytaert is founder and CTO at Acquia. He's the original creator and project lead for the Drupal open source web publishing and collaboration platform. He serves as president of the Drupal Association, a non-profit organization formed to help Drupal flourish. We asked him about the role of open source in content management today.
raphaelhertzog.com: Maximilian, along with the other members of the Debian kernel team, has the overwhelming job of maintaining the Linux kernel in Debian.
linuxuser.co.uk: LibreOffice 3.3 has arrived to liberate open source offices. We recently caught up with Michael Meeks and discover quite how much of a difference an active community can make to the neglected OpenOffice.org codebase…