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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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Software
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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
Interviews

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

Intel talks Linux, netbooks and rivalry with ARM

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OSS

zdnet.co.uk: Imad Sousou is the director of Intel's Open Source Technology Centre, which is behind the Moblin project — aimed at providing optimised Linux technology for netbooks and mobile internet devices. On Wednesday, ZDNet UK caught up with Sousou.

'If a logo works at 16px, you've cracked it'

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Software
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techradar.com: Opera's new senior designer Jon Hicks tells Oliver Lindberg of .net magazine why he left freelance life behind and explains the creative process behind Opera 10's user interface.

How PHP became such a huge success

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techradar.com: Rasmus Lerdorf is undoubtedly the most famous Greenlandic geek alive. Having created PHP as a bunch of hackish scripts to support his website in 1995, he turned it into a powerful, fully fledged language that's now used by millions around the world.

Atlanta Linux Fest 2009

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Linux
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freesoftwaremagazine.com: I interviewed Nick Ali, one of the great minds behind the Atlanta LinuxFest 2009. See what he has to tell us, and why you shouldn’t miss it if you’re lucky enough to be nearby on September 19th, 2009!

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