Interviews

Interviews with various people, mostly in the FOSS world

Fuduntu 14.10: An interview with Andrew Wyatt 'Fewt'

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cristalinux.blogspot: It was around 6 months ago that I got in touch with Andrew Wyatt (a.k.a. Fewt, lead developer for Fuduntu) to REVIEW release 14.7 of his distro FUDUNTU. Fewt kindly answered a number of questions which provided context to why Fuduntu was shaping up the way it was.

A window to open source OS w/ Prakash Advani

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Ubuntu

thehindubusinessline.com: “The vision for Ubuntu is part social and part economic: free software, available free of charge to everybody on the same terms, and funded through a portfolio of services provided by Canonical.”

People behin Debian: Sam Hartman, Kerberos package maintainer

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raphaelhertzog.com: Sam Hartman is a Debian developer since 2000. He has never taken any sort of official role within Debian (that is besides package maintainer), yet I know him for his very thoughtful contributions to discussions both on mailing lists and IRL during Debconf.

People of openSUSE: Christos Bountalis

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news.opensuse.org: I am Christos, i am 25 years old and I live in Salamis a small island near Athens, Greece. I just finished my studies for a Bsc in computer Science. I enjoy music, programming, playing games, and of course going out with friends.

Meet Claire Rowland, Desktop Summit Keynote Speaker

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dot.kde.org: Claire Rowland, user experience guru, will be a featured keynote speaker at this summer's Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin. William Carlson talked with Claire to find out more about her and her work.

Q&A With Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin, Part 2

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linuxinsider.com: Where is Linux going? For Part 2 of this interview, LinuxInsider continued speaking with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin to discuss Linux in a wider variety of technology, new programs intended to make it easier for businesses to switch.

LibreOffice Developer Interview : Markus Mohrhard

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documentfoundation.org: Coding LibreOffice to relax a bit from studying tough mathematical problems? Reed why and how Markus Mohrhard works on LibreOffice!

Q&A With Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin

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linuxinsider.com: In 2007, Linux was heralded as the desktop of the future. What happened, and where is Linux going? LinuxInsider sat down with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin for an exclusive interview to get to the bottom of things.

People behind Debian: Philipp Kern, Stable Release Manager

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raphaelhertzog.com: Philipp is a Debian developer since 2005 and a member of the release team since 2008. Since he took the responsibility of Stable Release Manager, the process has evolved for the best. I asked him to explain.

'Proprietary software keeps users helpless'

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techradar.com: Without Richard Matthew Stallman there would be no GNU, and without GNU there would be no Linux distributions as we know them today. Linux Format magazine met Richard at the Institute of Engineering and Technology in London, and put to him some of the questions you asked…

Desktop Summit Keynote Interview: Thomas Thwaite

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desktopsummit.org: Thomas Thwaite, designer and technologist, will be a featured keynote speaker at this summer's Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin.

Open source identity: FreeNAS 8's Josh Paetzel

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computerworld.com.au: FreeNAS is an open source operating system based on FreeBSD and, as its name implies, designed for networked storage. The project recently celebrated the release of FreeNAS 8, which racked up some 43,000 downloads in the first 48 hours after its release.

Brad Kuhn: a life devoted to Free Software

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itwire.com: Bradley Kuhn is well-known in the world of Free Software. That he works for the Software Freedom Conservancy - and what that august organisation does - is less well publicised.

Protecting the foundations of Linux – an interview with Jim Zemlin

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linuxuser.co.uk: Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, and Linux User’s 100th issue special guest editor chats about the 20th anniversary of Linux, the future of embedded Linux devices, and the current state of the kernel among other things…

Winning: Q&A with Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat CEO

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cbronline.com: Red Hat's CEO Jim Whitehurst is on track to see the company pass the billion-dollar annual revenue marker. Jason Stamper speaks to him.

Interview with Ken Thompson

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drdobbs.com: The Japan Prize, one of the highest honors awarded for outstanding contribution to science and technology, was awarded jointly this year to Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie for the creation of UNIX

Groklaw – "The blog that made a difference"

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Web

h-online.com: Groklaw began life in 2003 as the personal blog of Pamela Jones, better known as PJ. "At the start, I was just trying to learn how to use blogging software," she has said. "I was startled to learn anyone was reading what I wrote...

Robby Workman Answers a Few Questions on Slackware-13.37 Release

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Slack

slackworld.berlios.de: Dear fellow Slackers! We are happy to publish another interview with Robby Workman, a Slackware developer and one of the leading mainainers of the SlackBuilds.org project, he has kindly given us on the occasion of the Slackware-13.37 release. Enjoy!

CrunchBang interview with Darth Wound

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corenominal.org: A while ago, I was contacted by Darth Wound with regards to answering some questions for an interview about CrunchBang. Now, being asked to do interviews about CrunchBang is not unusual, I must receive several a month at the moment, but I know Darth Wound through the excellent work he is doing with the French CrunchBang forums, so I was more than happy to try and answer his questions.

FOSS Experts, Where Are You Hiding?

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linuxforu.com: Silvan Innovation Labs is a Bangalore-based company that provides security solutions and home automation systems. It plans to recruit over 80 FOSS professionals in a year, but one of its biggest problems is finding suitable candidates.

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