Interviews

Interviews with various people, mostly in the FOSS world

Coffee talk with Michael Miller

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SUSE

news.opensuse.org: Friday 16.09, while working on the openSUSE 12.1 marketing actions during the Marketing Hackfest, two of us had the spontaneous idea to suggest an interview to Michael Miller(Vice President of Global Alliances & Marketing for SUSE), asking him a few questions we could have in the openSUSE community.

Going From "Ow" To "Wow" In Open Source

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OSS

efytimes.com: Venkat Mangudi, an open source evangelist and OSI Days speaker, recalls how his 10-year-old kid made him realise that Linux should be made compulsory in schools.

The new Novell

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SUSE

networkworld.com: Network World Editor in Chief John Dix recently caught up with Novell President Bob Flynn and VP of Product Management and Marketing Eric Varness for a briefing on their rebuilding plans.

They make Mageia: Samuel Verschelde

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blog.mageia.org: I discovered linux during my studies, in 2003. It was exciting to discover a whole new world I didn’t know, having only used computers with Microsoft systems on them for many years. The first distribution I installed was Debian.

Intrerview with Linus Torvalds

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linux-bg.org: "Linux is what I do almost all the time, but there are different "intensity levels". Right now, for example, we're pretty late in the 3.1 release window, and things are fairly quiet."

Overcoming the “Required” Use of Microsoft in College

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Ubuntu

ubuntu-user.com: In this interview Daniel Bray (Lupine) of the Ubuntu Florida LoCo Team explains how he was able to use Ubuntu instead of Microsoft to complete his college degree.

They make Mageia: Oliver Burger

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blog.mageia.org: Who am I? That’s quite a question. But let me try… My name is Oliver Burger (aka obgr_seneca) and I live in southwest Germany. I am an active member of the German Mandriva community MandrivaUser.de, I was a Mandriva translator since about 2007 and I was one of the packagers creating the mud third party packages.

Richard Hughes on color management in Linux and GNOME

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libregraphicsworld.org: Color management on Linux used to be a thing for brave boys and girls in the past. Two years ago the GNOME Color Manager project led by Richard Hughes and powered by Argyll color management system made a major breakthrough to fix it once and for all.

Francois Marier, Debian Developer

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mylinuxrig.com: I saw Francois speak at Debian Day 2010, held up at Columbia University. Francois gave a great talk about supporting Linux for friends and family. When I started The Linux Setup, he was one of the first people I asked to participate.

People behind Debian: Enrico Zini

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raphaelhertzog.com: Even though Enrico is not smiling on this picture, he’s one of the friendliest Debian person that I know. I always enjoy his presentations because he can’t refrain from inserting jokes or other funny tricks. Smile

We won and we didn't notice

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OSS

h-online.com: On a recent visit back to the UK, lead Samba developer Jeremy Allison met up with Richard Hillesley. Here, Richard Allison's description of the history of his involvement with open source, Linux and Samba.

The Linux Setup - Dusty Phillips, Developer

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Software
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mylinuxrig.com: Dusty Phillips certainly falls into the power user category and his answers reflect that status. Dusty runs a tight system that’s optimized for his workflow. And it’s fascinating that he does so much with just one machine.

Aaron Seigo talks about the KDE SC 5.0 - and more

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derstandard.at: Applications and workspaces will follow the frameworks - Plasma Active's influence and why the traditional desktop won't be killed by the mobile space

People behind Debian: Peter Palfrader, Debian System Administrator

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raphaelhertzog.com: You might not know who Peter is because he’s not very visible on Debian mailing lists. He’s very active however and in particular on IRC. He was an admin of the OFTC IRC network at the time Debian switched from Freenode to OFTC. Nowadays he’s a member of the Debian System Administration team who runs all the debian.org servers.

Q&A: Eben Upton from The Raspberry Pi Foundation

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Hardware
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computerworld.com.au: After announcing the launch of a ₤15 ($A23.50) computer designed specifically for the education sector in May this year, London-based charity, the Raspberry Pi Foundation, spoke to Computerworld Australia about the progress of the project.

GNOME-Designer Jon McCann about the future of GNOME3

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derstandard.at: During the recent Desktop Summit in Berlin Andreas Proschofsky had the chance to talk to McCann about the way ahead for GNOME3, how the project deals with criticism and the importance of GNOME3-optimized app development.

The Mozilla Interview: Why Firefox Matters

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Moz/FF

conceivablytech.com: We had a chance to chat with Johnathan Nightingale Mozilla’s Director of Firefox Engineering about Firefox’ current challenges, its opportunities, its rivals, trends and its future.

Also: Google, Mozilla Team Up to Create a Smarter, Action-Based Web

People behind Debian: Margarita Manterola

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raphaelhertzog.com: When I think about Margarita, I always remember her as a friendly and welcoming person. Like most of the Debian Women members by the way. But she likes to spread some love and organized a Debian Appreciation Day for example.

Interview with Cheri Francis on UDS

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  • Interview with Cheri Francis on UDS
  • The Linux Setup - Clement Lefebvre, Linux Mint

Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst: "I Want to Meet Linus"

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linux.com: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst is speaking this year at LinuxCon on opening day about the challenges that still lie ahead as we embark on another 20 years of Linux. We wanted to know more about Whitehurst's perspective as we prepare for the big event and the formal celebration of the 20th anniversary of Linux. Here's what he told us.

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