Interviews

Interviews with various people, mostly in the FOSS world

some interviews:

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  • Ubuntu's Jono Bacon: Managing an Open Source Community
  • Interview With James Vasile – Software Freedom Law Center
  • An Interview w/ IBM developerWorks GM Jim Corgel

Sugar Gets Sweeter: Former OLPC Exec Walter Bender on Netbooks, E-books, Blueberry, and Cloudberry

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xconomy.com: Every so often, we like to check in with Walter Bender, the former president of software and content for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Foundation. He’s always busy with something interesting—and lately, it’s been Sugar.

Zemlin: 'Industry transformation depends on Linux'

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news.cnet.com: The closest thing to a CEO in Linux land is Jim Zemlin, executive director of The Linux Foundation. While Zemlin doesn't steer the Linux ship, he does a great deal to corral its competing interests. I caught up with Zemlin late last week to get a pulse on the state of Linux in the market. As ever, Zemlin didn't disappoint.

Joe Brockmeier talks open source and social media

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daniweb.com: It's been almost a year since I last interviewed Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier, who is the community manager at openSUSE. I sent him several questions to answer by email. I was curious about the new version of openSUSE, 11.2, along with his increasing use of social media to promote it.

Knoppix founder Klaus Knopper speaks

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linuxuser.co.uk: Klaus Knopper teaches at the Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences where he lectures in software engineering and software technology and occasionally gives seminars and talks about open source in various parts of the IT industry. As well as all of this he started the Knoppix GNU/Linux distribution. Linux User & Developer was able to catch up with Klaus in the middle of his busy schedule and ask him some questions about himself….

Interview With Louis Landry – Joomla Development Lead

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howsoftwareisbuilt.com: If you look at any list of open source content management systems, you'll find Joomla right in top. In this interview, we talk with Louis Landry, who started as the principal architect of Joomla and today acts as the development coordinator.

Interview With Frictional Games – Amnesia

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Gaming

linux-hardcore.com: Frictional Games the developers of the horror Penumbra series recently revealed the title of their next project – Amnesia : The Dark Descent which I wrote about earlier. For this special event I interviewed the developers about their next title.

A Quick Chat With OpenShot Creator Jonathan Thomas

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omgubuntu.co.uk: I took a few minutes to chat with Jonathan Thomas, creator and all round nice guy from OpenShot (better known as “iMovie for Linux” around these parts!), to find out what the application is up to, what their plans are for the future and when we can expect a stable release…

Mandriva Linux Community Words: Buchan Milne

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MDV

blog.mandriva.com: For this second interview we are going to South Africa to meet Buchan Milne.

What's New in the Newest Linux in a Nutshell?

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linux-magazine.com: Recently I sat down with local author Stephen Figgins at a coffee shop to talk about what's new in the latest release of the popular Linux in a Nutshell book.

A Few Questions For Gunnar Wolf

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debian.net: Gunnar Wolf has been a Free Software user for a very long time — In the beginning, without even noticing.

Why Adobe likes open source

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h-online.com: He’s the man who brought open source to Silicon Graphics and NEC and advisor to Warburg Pincus on how to make money investing in open source. "At one point I got the title of open source's undercover agent," recalls Dave McAllister. He was recruited by Adobe as Director of open source and standards with a specific mission:

Red Hat fights in open source corner

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computing.co.uk: Werner Knoblich, vice president and general manager of the company's Europe, Middle East and Africa region, tells Computing about successful open source subscription models, ongoing battles with proprietary vendors for a level playing field, and opportunities for open source software in cloud computing.

NVIDIA Developer Talks Openly About Linux Support

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phoronix.com: In late August we started asking our readers for any questions they had for NVIDIA about Linux and this graphics company's support of open-source operating systems. Many thanks go out to Andy Ritger for taking the time to answer these questions as well as to NVIDIA's Technical Marketing Manager, Sean Kilbride, for supporting this Q&A.

The Future Of Docky

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omgubuntu.co.uk: Since the news of Do and Docky's mutual decision to split to better serve users of both apps, a lot of readers have been left confused, worried and annoyed. Docky Creator Jason Smith Tells Us Why Docky Is Going To Get Even More Awesome.

How does Red Hat make money?

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localtechwire.com: Jim Whitehurst, chief executive officer of Raleigh-based Red Hat, is one of the speakers at the eighth annual Fuqua School of Business and Coach K Leadership Conference this week in Durham. Whitehurst recently talked with Kate Catlin of MMI Public Relations about Red Hat.

Gentoo: “We're Not Dead”

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linux-mag.com: In 2008 the Gentoo Foundation ceased to exist, sending rumors of Gentoo’s demise and ultimate death circulating around the Internet. Almost two years on, the distro is still here and celebrating its 10th anniversary. How close did the distro come to disaster, and where does it stand now?

Ubuntu's Design Team: Make It Look Good, Run Better

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Ubuntu

informationweek.com/blog: On Tuesday afternoon I spoke with Ivanka Majic, leader of Canonical's design team for Ubuntu Desktop and Netbook Remix. She's spearheading the effort to make Ubuntu that much more appealing and useful -- to make it more of its "Linux for human beings" namesake.

Bazaar 2.0.0: interview with Martin Pool

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blog.launchpad.net: The Bazaar project released their version 2.0.0 this week. I spoke to Martin Pool, the project’s lead, about the release and Bazaar generally.

Interview: PulseAudio creator Lennart Poettering

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cio.com.au: Lennart Poettering checks in from this year's Linux Plumbers Conference to detail the latest PulseAudio developments.

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