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greg kroah-hartman


Debunking Linux kernel myths, Greg Kroah-Hartman style

Think you know how the Linux kernel is developed? Think again

By December 10, 2007


Linux and Android, together at last

The newest Linux kernel, version 3.3, includes code from Google's Android project. That should help both Android and other Linux-based projects.

By March 19, 2012


At its best, is open source unbeatable?

Open-source development, when it works, perhaps works so well and at such a frenetic pace that no proprietary vendor can hope to compete.

By November 25, 2009


Microsoft's Linux contribution: Thank Novell?

A Microsoft executive outlines the thinking behind its move and notes it was a key Linux contributor from Novell who first suggested the move.

By July 21, 2009


Microsoft's hand forced on open-source driver release

A licensing issue with its proprietary Linux drives appears to have helped lead to Microsoft's contribution of GPL code to Linux.

By July 23, 2009


Week in review: Microsoft and the Linux code surprise

Among a bevy of Microsoft stories this week, the company is contributing code for inclusion in Linux, thanks to a Novell fellow. Also: Amazon buys Zappos and PayPal gets a new API.

By July 24, 2009


Microsoft embraces GPL, opens Hyper-V to Linux with LinuxIC

Redmond is proving that it can compete with open source on open source's terms by licensing LinuxIC under the GPLv2 license.

By July 20, 2009


Open source seeks to eat its young (again)

Open-source community may be its own worst enemy as it could potentially scare away would-be contributors by criticizing efforts from Adobe, Microsoft, and others.

By July 22, 2009


Red Hat is the top Linux kernel contributor, but what about Canonical?

Red Hat dominates Linux kernel development, but does Canonical show other ways to contribute?

By September 19, 2008


Open-source Samba gets inside look at Microsoft specs

The European Union's antitrust actions against Microsoft have freed up server software documentation for use in a major open-source project--for a fee.

By December 20, 2007