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Linux and Open Source
The latest news and views on all things Linux and open source by seasoned Unix and Linux user Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.
Several stories recently have spread misinformation about how Google licenses Android and its services. Here's the real story on how Android licensing works with open source and Linux.
After months of often bitter debate, Ubuntu will follow Debian in using systemd instead of its own Upstart for Linux start-up and shutdown routines.
After years of talk about the Linux desktop becoming important, it finally is. But thanks to Chromebooks and Android PCs, it's not the Linux desktop we expected.
Rackspace, one of OpenStack's founders, takes open source very, very seriously. How seriously? Their "Rackers" can work on open-source projects that compete with the company's own open-source programs.
Dell's Wyse division, takes an HDMI stick, adds some Android, mixes in some thin-client sauce, and bakes up a new kind of portable PC.
The leading open-source alternative to Microsoft Office is looking better than ever.
The rise of Android PCs and Chromebooks show that Microsoft could be losing its iron-grip on the desktop.
The battle's on. SkySQL, armed with the MariaDB MySQL clone, is going after Oracle's MySQL customers.
Red Hat introduced its latest OpenStack-based cloud service and its new virtualization program.