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Why I would not sign a Harmony Agreement

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blog.martin-graesslin: Jos blog post today reminded me that I had a look at the Harmony Agreements and tried to decide for me whether I would consider to sign such a CA. To make it short:

Canonical Hiring Consumer Marketing Expert

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  • Canonical Finally Hiring Consumer Marketing Expert!
  • Howard County Library and Ubuntu
  • Harmony 1.0 Reflections
  • UGR Linux: Ubuntu Gnome Remix project

Canonical, Nuxeo Partner on Document Management Solution

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Ubuntu Canonical continues to not only expand its vendor partnerships, but also integrate its product solutions with the addition of Nuxeo DMS to the Ubuntu Partner Repository.

Thunderbird In Ubuntu 11.10

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  • Thunderbird In Ubuntu 11.10
  • Kubuntu and KDE SC 4.7: A Love Story
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Development update
  • Project Harmony Out Of Tune With Community
  • Dell Inspiron Duo Tablet Notebook Running Ubuntu

Asus Eee PC 1215P Ubuntu Notebook Appears on Italian Retailer Site

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Ubuntu Some time ago, Asus had told us all that they were gearing up to offer devices that would shun Microsoft Windows and load Ubuntu Linux instead. The promise is being kept. An Italian retail site has now listed an Eee PC laptop running Ubuntu.

Is Linux Mint a Better Choice than Ubuntu?

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Ubuntu Each distribution has its own set of advantages and differences. But for those people who cannot bear to part with some features that are considered to be unique to Ubuntu, Linux Mint might be a viable option to look into.

Scrollbars in Ubuntu, Why They Matter

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  • Scrollbar Updates in Ubuntu, and Why They Matter
  • Using Ubuntu on the Desktop
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 223
  • Ubuntu 11.10 Alpha 2 Overview and Screenshots

‘Satchbook’ is a powerful, but pricey, Ubuntu laptop

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Ubuntu With a 15.6″ screen, a dual-core i5 processor and 8GB of DDR3 RAM German company Rockiger‘s Satchbook might read like a MacBook Pro, but it comes with Ubuntu preinstalled.

The trouble with Harmony: Part 2

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Ubuntu In opting to follow the maximalist model of contributor agreements, Harmony inherits, and thereby legitimizes, all of that model’s problems. There is growing awareness that the maximalist approach can impair the effectiveness of the open source community development model, creating unnecessary barriers to contribution.

Moving away from Ubuntu

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balau82.wordpress: I decided to abandon Ubuntu on my home desktop after the upgrade to 11.04 Natty Narwhal. I knew there were some things that I couldn’t like, but I didn’t know it would cripple the very base of the operating system.

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