Interviews

Interviews with various people, mostly in the FOSS world

Hacking the kernel: one man's tale

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itwire.com: Mel Gorman works with code. Nothing unusual in that, an overwhelming number of the people I interact with in the FOSS arena do just that. But Gorman is a little more involved than most.

Anne Nicolas: Mageia project is a viable and mature

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darkduck.com: DarkDuck's favourite distribution Mageia has just jumped into the version 3. Let's cut this story short. My today's guest is Anne Nicolas, the chairperson of Mageia.org association.

Debian Edu interview: Jonathan Carter

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skolelinux.org: There is a certain cross-over between the Debian Edu / Skolelinux project and the Edubuntu project, and for example the LTSP packages in Debian are a joint effort between the projects. One person with a foot in both camps is Jonathan Carter, which I am now happy to present to you.

Gentoo Creator Daniel Robbins: Making Linux Free and Flexible

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linuxinsider.com: Open source software is a passion for some and a business for others. Daniel Robbins became "Tuxified" early in his computing education and was driven by a need to make Linux better than he found it.

Young maker says Raspberry Pi is way to go

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  • Young maker says Raspberry Pi is way to go
  • Meeting Mr Firefox: Johnathan Nightingale
  • People Who Support Linux: Nick Schalles IT Specialist
  • They Make Mageia – the Sysadmin team
  • Tell people you use Linux

Debian Edu interview: Cédric Boutillier

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skolelinux.org: It has been a while since my last English Debian Edu and Skolelinux interview last November. But the developers and translators are still pulling along to get the Wheezy based release out the door, and this time I managed to get an interview from one of the French translators in the project, Cédric Boutillier.

Wanted: A Free Accounting Application for Non-Profits

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Software
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linux-magazine.com: Just because Bradley M. Kuhn is executive director of the Software Freedom Conservancy doesn’t mean he is exempt from grunt work. As one of only three permanent staff members, Kuhn is used to doing all sorts of unexpected tasks – including keeping the Conservancy’s books.

I wiped Windows and never looked back

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darkduck.com: This man usually sits in a different seat of the interview room. Many people in the Linux world recognise him as a person who interviewed a lot of high-profile Linux advocates, prophets and journalists. But let me now put him into the interviewee's seat and introduce the man to you. Please meet: Steven Ovadia.

How Mighty Mint became one of the most popular Linux distros

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techradar.com: Interview: We speak to the creator of Mighty Mint, Clem Lefebvre

Red Hat CEO: We don't need Microsoft to succeed

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infoworld.com: Jim Whitehurst also explains why he sees a grim future for desktop Linux even as the open source OS gains importance

Also: What went wrong with MeeGo?

Jos Poortvliet talks about KlyDE

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KDE
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SUSE

muktware.com: KlyDE, a light weight KDE experience was announced recently, there is a lot to know about this new project. We reached out to Jos Poortvliet, openSUSE community manager and one of the core team members of the KlyDE project to understand more about this project.

The Linux Setup - Katherine Noyes, Journalist

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mylinuxrig.com: Katherine is involved in a lot of great Linux initiatives. Katherine is also another subject who says her setup is close to ideal, which is always nice, and impressive, to hear. Also, despite the fact that I might seem obsessed with Fuduntu, it’s just a coincidence that Katherine uses it.

The Future of Fuduntu

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mylinuxrig.com: I was pretty sad when I heard Fuduntu was going end-of-life. It seemed like a very promising distro was being mothballed just as it seemed to be gaining attention within the Linux community. I reached out to Lee Ward, who handles communication for Fuduntu, about the future of the distro.

Getting the masses on-side: openSUSE's community manager speaks

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SUSE

itwire.com: There are community managers for Linux distributions who spend their whole time spinning this or that and trying to influence opinion without dealing with the reality. There are others in similar roles who spend all their time contradicting people. And then there is Jos.

Jon Corbet Mulls Linux Kernel Changes

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  • Jon Corbet Mulls Linux Kernel Changes
  • The Linux Setup - Mark Anderson, Teacher
  • Interview with Zorin OS creator, Artyom Zorin
  • A Distro Is Born: SolusOS' Ikey Doherty

Interview with Adam Hyde of Booktype

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OSS

fsf.org: In this edition, we interviewed Adam Hyde via email. Adam is a knowledge production consultant. He is the founder of Booktype -- a book production platform released under AGPLv3.

Fedora Project's Robyn Bergeron: The Linux Desktop Is Almost Ready for Its Close-Up

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linuxinsider.com: "I think we offer quite a bit more choice to people. Think in terms of the number of desktop choices we offer. Consider that if somebody in the Fedora community wants to add to those choices, we are supportive of that interest. We will do that."

Michael Meeks about LibreOffice 4.0

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LibO
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worldofgnome.org: Michael Meeks, who has always been an important player in the LibreOffice team, explains the technical details of the highlights of this release and shares some future plans and hopes with us in this quick interview.

Interview with Open Source Advocate Keith Curtis on Software Wars

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opensource.com: The impact of software has changed our lives. But the average technology consumer doesn't realize how important having access to source code and an open development process is to our overall freedom. Keith Curtis, a University of Michigan dropout turned decade-long programmer at Microsoft turned open source advocate, wants to change that.

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