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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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Linux
Interviews

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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Interviews

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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Linux
Interviews

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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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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Interviews

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.

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