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A new contributor agreement for Fedora

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opensource.com: A little over a month ago, the Fedora Project announced a plan to replace the existing Fedora Individual Contributor License Agreement (FICLA) with something new, which we've imaginatively titled the Fedora Project Contributor Agreement (FPCA).

HP leverages Linux, less known for contribution

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blogs.the451group: The 451 Group has published another open source strategy Spotlight report, this time turning our attention to longtime Linux server vendor Hewlett-Packard, which continues to dedicate resources to Linux and other open source software communities.

Unix Commands to Try When You're Bored

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itworld.com: Not every Unix command sparks with novelty. After all, the OS has now been around for roughly forty years and the spark wears off. But there are some commands that pick up from where the basics run out of steam. Jump on a Linux box and try these out.

Why I’m still using Fedora 13

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celettu.wordpress: I must say I’m impressed with the latest Fedora. I haven’t met any deal-breakers for me yet, but then again, I’ve only used it for a week. Still, there’s much to like:

Why Isn't Linux the Standard Secondary OS?

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ostatic.com/blog: Recently, I've been using a MacBook Pro that has VMware Fusion installed so that it runs both the Mac OS and Microsoft Windows XP. Many people use multiple operating systems now, and so few use Linux as one of their choices.

Counting the Cost of Free: What Value, Linux?

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Interviews

eftu.co.cc: Lora Bentley spoke with Amanda McPherson, marketing and developer programs VP at the Linux Foundation. She and two colleagues recently released a new paper, “Estimating the Total Development Cost of a Linux Distribution.”

A little healthy kompetition

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Software

larrythefreesoftwareguy.wordpress: I go back and forth between the two top desktop environments with Fedora on my Fujitsu laptop — the even numbers, as it turns out, have been GNOME and the odd (with nothing to read into this, honest) have been KDE. Since we’re now at Fedora 13, it’s KDE time.

Peppermint Team – Q&A

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Interviews

openbytes.wordpress: It was with great pleasure then that I was able to catch up with a couple of members from the Peppermint team and put to them some questions about Peppermint, their views on the future of the cloud and a variety of other subjects.

linuX-gamers.net live DVD 0.9.6 released

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Gaming

linux-gamers.net: We recently released a new version of our games distribution.

Ten years of IBM mainframe Linux

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blogs.computerworld.com: Back in March 1991, Stewart Alsop, venture capitalist and one time editor-in-chief of InfoWorld said, "I predict that the last mainframe will be unplugged on March 15, 1996." In 2010, while IBM doesn't break out its profits by individual server line, IBM's systems and technology group, reported 1st quarter revenue of $3.4 billion.

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