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How does Red Hat make money?

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localtechwire.com: Jim Whitehurst, chief executive officer of Raleigh-based Red Hat, is one of the speakers at the eighth annual Fuqua School of Business and Coach K Leadership Conference this week in Durham. Whitehurst recently talked with Kate Catlin of MMI Public Relations about Red Hat.

Gentoo: “We're Not Dead”

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linux-mag.com: In 2008 the Gentoo Foundation ceased to exist, sending rumors of Gentoo’s demise and ultimate death circulating around the Internet. Almost two years on, the distro is still here and celebrating its 10th anniversary. How close did the distro come to disaster, and where does it stand now?

Ubuntu's Design Team: Make It Look Good, Run Better

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Ubuntu

informationweek.com/blog: On Tuesday afternoon I spoke with Ivanka Majic, leader of Canonical's design team for Ubuntu Desktop and Netbook Remix. She's spearheading the effort to make Ubuntu that much more appealing and useful -- to make it more of its "Linux for human beings" namesake.

Bazaar 2.0.0: interview with Martin Pool

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blog.launchpad.net: The Bazaar project released their version 2.0.0 this week. I spoke to Martin Pool, the project’s lead, about the release and Bazaar generally.

Interview: PulseAudio creator Lennart Poettering

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cio.com.au: Lennart Poettering checks in from this year's Linux Plumbers Conference to detail the latest PulseAudio developments.

Interview: KDE Project's A. L. Spehr

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linuxpromagazine.com: I co-founded KDE's BugSquad, a bug triage group. I've done all sorts of other little things for the KDE Project as well. Through people I met working with the KHTML (browser rendering) people, I was hired into my current job at froglogic GmBH.

Interview: OpenSUSE's Joe Brockmeier

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SUSE

tuxradar.com: Previously at the OpenSUSE Conference we chatted with Program Manager Andreas Jaeger. Later on we caught up with Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier, the distro's Community Manager. Read on for his thoughts on the KDE-as-default-desktop choice, lessons we can learn from Apple's iPhone App Store, and why Linux is like The Ramones...

An interview with Patryk Rządziński, head of IT at OSTC Poland

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Gentoo
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gentoo.org: Global Financial Derivative trading company, OSTC Poland, uses Gentoo Linux in significant sectors of its IT infrastructure. We spoke with long time Gentoo user and head of OSTC Poland's IT department, Patryk Rzadzinski, to learn more.

The path to GNOME 3.0

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h-online.com: GNOME release manager Vincent Untz talks to heise open about the projects future plans for the popular desktop manager.

Interview: Martin Maurer from Proxmox

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Linux
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montanalinux.org: Proxmox VE is a very light-weight Debian-based distribution that includes a kernel with support for both KVM and OpenVZ.

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