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The source(s) from which all Linux distributions spring: Debian, Slackware, and Red Hat

Red Hat, Debian, and Slackware are the source of most Linux distributions. Why?

By November 27, 2007


Say what? Debian developers are 'childish'

"I think Dunc-Tank helped us with (the) release of Etch, but the help could have been greater if some people wouldn't behave as childish as they do," project manager Andreas Barth says.

By December 19, 2006


Red Hat's (and Sun's) missed SUSE opportunity (Updated)

Red Hat and Sun both actively considered acquiring SUSE back in 2002 and 2003. Novell ended up with the prize. How would our industry be different today if Sun had succeeded?

By April 28, 2008


Ubuntu's Hardy Heron is here

With its scheduled April 24 release of Ubuntu 8.04, which also goes by the alliterative moniker "Hardy Heron," Canonical will ship its second "long term support" (LTS) version.

By April 22, 2008


Ubuntu tops the Open Source Census with 46 percent

While its data is far from perfect, the Open Source Census' overwhelming evidence that the Linux distribution is on the rise is almost impossible to dispute.

By April 23, 2008


The OSI gets new leaders

The OSI just expanded its board with two new members.

By April 15, 2008


Sun hires Python pros in dynamic languages push

Company hires Python gurus Ted Leung and Frank Wierzbicki to further its open-source development strategy.

By March 3, 2008


Learning from Mark Shuttleworth: Connecting communities

Canonical may be sitting on a gold mine--disguised as a mess of copper mines.

By February 25, 2008


Underexposed blog: Links of the day

Canon's fond words about JPEG XR aka HD Photo...KDE update...Fedora 9 alpha...Nexenta 1.0...Trend Micro vs. open source...precolumbian lice

By February 11, 2008