Interviews

Interviews with various people, mostly in the FOSS world

Interview with Richard Stallman

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tildehash.com: Richard M. Stallman (born March 16, 1953), often shortened to RMS, is an American software freedom activist and computer programmer. In September 1983, he launched the GNU Project to create a free Unix-like operating system, and has been the project's lead architect and organizer. With the launch of the GNU Project, he initiated the Free Software Movement; in October 1985 he founded the Free Software Foundation.

An Interview with System76 co-founder Carl Richell

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Hardware
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Ubuntu

serial-coder.co.uk: I imagine quite a few of you have heard of System76. System76 is a company that provides and supports Ubuntu pre-installed laptops, desktops, and servers. What I expect is not so well known is the people behind System76. I thought it would be a nice idea to get to know them better.

People behind Debian: Mike Hommey, Firefox/Iceweasel maintainer

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raphaelhertzog.com: For as long as I have known Mike, he’s been maintaining one of the largest (and most widely used) package: Iceweasel, Debian’s default web browser. It’s effectively Mozilla’s Firefox although it has been renamed to avoid some rules enforced by Mozilla’s trademark policy. But we might see Firefox back in Debian… read on to know Mike’s plans.

Exclusive Interview With Ubuntu's Jono Bacon

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Ubuntu

muktware.com: Jonathan Edward James Bacon or better known as Jono Bacon wears many hats. He is a writer, software developer, musician and a very good communicator. Jono created the UK Linux website, Linux UK; created the KDE::Enterprise website and KDE Usability Study. Most notably, Jono is the Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical. Here is an exclusive interview/

CentOS 6: interview with Karanbir Singh

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oneopensource.it: CentOS developers are working hardly to release CentOS 6, the latest incarnation of the popular Red Hat rebuild, widely used around the world. We decided to make some questions about CentOS 6 status to Karanbir Singh, a long time CentOS developer, part of the CentOS Admin team, infrastructure team and responsible for the CentOS Build services.

Frictional Games Interview

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Gaming

animatedead.com: Frictional Games was behind 2010’s most scary game, Amnesia: The Dark Descent. By some accounts, the most scary video game ever. Considered by fans, a spiritual successor to the well-received Penumbra series. Amnesia is their most critically acclaimed effort yet. We reached out for a few comments on their success and on being an indie developer.

exclusive interview with Linus Torvalds

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Linux
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omgubuntu.co.uk: Linus Torvalds has probably done more for the world than many know, and his influence stretches far and wide throughout all corners of the globe with a variety of amazing implementations of his original vision that started almost two decades ago.

The Audacity of Carla Schroder

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Interviews

linux-magazine.com: In this exclusive Linux Pro Magazine interview, tell-it-like-it-is, Linux Today editor Carla Schroder talks about her latest book, The Book of Audacity , shares facts about herself you won’t find anywhere else, a peek into her current projects, and offers advice for women on making their own paths, encouraging children, and more.

What is the Evergreen Project? An interview with Wolfgang Rosenauer

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SUSE

e-tote-kala.blogspot: Having a distribution that gives you a two year support for ALL editions is another fascinating aspect of the openSUSE distribution. Being in a community that allows you to say that you think that this is not enough and that you want to do something with it is another one. Wolfgang Rosenauer believed that something like that would be useful to users and gave birth to Project Evergreen.

Skolelinux interview: Morten Amundsen

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people.skolelinux.org: This time the Tromsø office of the Free software Centre and the newly elected board member of the association FRESH I've been speaking in my interview series with Skolelinux -people.

Exclusive interview with Unity’s Technical Lead Neil Patel

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Ubuntu
  • Exclusive interview with Unity’s Technical Lead Neil Patel
  • News of 'Natty Narwhal' Preview What's Next For Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu's latest OS dissected for the Linux-curious
  • This is one gorgeous Narwhal themed, Natty coloured wallpaper

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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KDE
Interviews

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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Interviews

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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Interviews

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.

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