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Systems administration inexperience a reality at Open Source Lab

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techtarget.com: The Oregon State University Open Source Lab's data center hosts some of the Linux community's heaviest hitting projects including the Linux Master Kernel and the Linux Foundation. Despite housing such high-profile open source projects, the lab's systems administrators are actually OSU computer science students.

Giving FSF Chief GNU-isance Richard Stallman The Credit GNU Deserves

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informationweek.com/blog: After carrying-on for many years an on-again, off-again email-only relationship with Free Software Foundation president and founder Richard Stallman (or "Chief GNU-isance" according to the FSF staff), I finally met him today for a face-to-face interview.

Greg Kroah-Hartman speaks

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linuxuser.co.uk: Greg Kroah-Hartman is a Linux kernel maintainer, and head of the Linux Drivers Project. He is a Novell Fellow, and works on the SUSE distribution for that company. At the Linux Foundation, Kroah-Hartman has helped to compile the “Who Writes Linux?” survey for the past few years. We caught up to him in early October and talked to him about his work past, present and future on the Linux kernel.

Primal Carnage – Humans VS Dinosaurs

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linux-hardcore.com: Primal Carnage is an upcoming multiplayer first person shooter where the player takes the role of humans or dinosaurs. Primal Carnage is planned to be released for GNU/Linux as well as other platforms.

Interview: Joe Brockmeier, openSUSE Community Manager

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h-online.com: Despite some downsizing in response to the fragile economic climate Novell have managed to keep up the pace of new development. The H Open spoke to openSUSE's Community Manager Joe Brockmeier for his views on the recent changes at Novell and his take on the future of openSUSE.

some interviews:

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  • Ubuntu's Jono Bacon: Managing an Open Source Community
  • Interview With James Vasile – Software Freedom Law Center
  • An Interview w/ IBM developerWorks GM Jim Corgel

Sugar Gets Sweeter: Former OLPC Exec Walter Bender on Netbooks, E-books, Blueberry, and Cloudberry

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xconomy.com: Every so often, we like to check in with Walter Bender, the former president of software and content for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Foundation. He’s always busy with something interesting—and lately, it’s been Sugar.

Zemlin: 'Industry transformation depends on Linux'

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news.cnet.com: The closest thing to a CEO in Linux land is Jim Zemlin, executive director of The Linux Foundation. While Zemlin doesn't steer the Linux ship, he does a great deal to corral its competing interests. I caught up with Zemlin late last week to get a pulse on the state of Linux in the market. As ever, Zemlin didn't disappoint.

Joe Brockmeier talks open source and social media

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daniweb.com: It's been almost a year since I last interviewed Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier, who is the community manager at openSUSE. I sent him several questions to answer by email. I was curious about the new version of openSUSE, 11.2, along with his increasing use of social media to promote it.

Knoppix founder Klaus Knopper speaks

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linuxuser.co.uk: Klaus Knopper teaches at the Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences where he lectures in software engineering and software technology and occasionally gives seminars and talks about open source in various parts of the IT industry. As well as all of this he started the Knoppix GNU/Linux distribution. Linux User & Developer was able to catch up with Klaus in the middle of his busy schedule and ask him some questions about himself….

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