mhall119.com: Much has been said lately about the revenue sharing decision made by Canonical in regards to the Banshee music store sales. What I haven’t seen discussed, and what I would like to bring up, is this often cited but never quite defined notion of the moral or ethical restrictions on the use of FLOSS.
opensource.com: Dru Lavigne has been contributing to BSD since late 90s and is now the community manager for PC-BSD. At SCALE9x, which continues in LA through this weekend, she spoke about being a community manager and how to decide whether your project is ready to have one.
oregonlive.com: Puppet Labs CEO Luke Kanies hopes to demonstrate the commercial potential of the open source project he created. But he's still unsure whether Portland's foray into open source will pay off for the city.
- Government IT suppliers claim procurement system excludes open source
- Cabinet Office pushes suppliers on open source
h-online.com: New procurement guidance from the UK government has defined open standards as having "intellectual property made irrevocably available on a royalty free basis".
earthweb.com: Frequently, Datamation puts together lists of top open source software. This time we've done something a little different and made a list of top open source Web sites.
consortiuminfo.org: For some time now, I have been meaning to write a series of blog posts setting forth my views on best practices in forming and governing open source foundations. Why? Because despite the increasing reliance of just about every part of our modern world (government, finance, defense, and so on) on open source software (OSS) and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), there has been very little written on the subject.
openattitude.com: Though I probably don’t need another credit card, this one’s a little different. Instead of racking up points for me, my new MasterCard sends a portion of each and every purchase I make directly to The Linux Fund — supporting projects…
opensource.com: I started pondering what qualities would define an open source city a few months ago when my friend Tom Rabon mentioned it to me one day. I was curious how the city I live in, Raleigh, NC, could attract other open source companies and be the world's hub for open source and a leader in open government. How could Raleigh be the open source capital of the world, similar to what Silicon Valley is to technology and Paris is to romance?
cyberciti.biz: Linux is a free and open source operating system. However, Linux (and other open source operating system) can use and load device drivers without publicly available source code. In this post I will list five best Linux distribution that meets the FSF's strict guidelines and contains no proprietary components such as firmware and drivers.