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Mozilla Changes the Release Schedule of Firefox
(Feb 05, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mozilla is making some changes to the Firefox schedule, and it looks like they are going to give more time to developers between releases.

The trials of certifying open source software
(Feb 05, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) There's a lot of confusion around "certification" and what it means to be certified to a particular project.

The case for educating judges on open source licensing
(Feb 04, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks) Judges and lawyers need to understand what open source software is.

Spring 2016 'Big Tent' Linux and FOSS Conferences
(Feb 02, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The 2016 gets cranked up for a five day run in the land down under for a big tent show where registration is sold out.

Kolab and Collabora team up to take on Google Apps and Office 365
(Feb 02, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks) Commercially supported LibreOffice moves forward

Could Linux Mint Replace Ubuntu?
(Feb 02, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: One of the neatest features about using Linux for everyday computing are the endless choices that are available.

How to understand your team's irrational behavior
(Feb 01, 2016, 14:00) (1 talkbacks) In this video, Jono Bacon describes a singular passion that motivates his career in open source: "Figuring out how we can build strong, inclusive, effective communities that build really cool things."

Introduction to Microsoft's Growing Role in the R Project Through the Linux Foundation and E.E.E.
(Feb 01, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: Concerns about E.E.E. (embrace, extend, extinguish) by Microsoft, which this time targets science and a lot of schools (many young people)

SourceForge's New Owners, Mint's New Apps & More...
(Feb 01, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: SourceForge's new owners aren't exactly what you might expect to be purchasing a site that for all intents and purposes revolves around free and open source software.

Managing Linux Servers with the SaltStack
(Jan 30, 2016, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techarena51: I came across Salt while searching for an alternative to Puppet.

What to consider when migrating to the cloud
(Jan 29, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterprisersProject: Public, private, or hybrid? Red Hat CIO Lee Congdon shares why he believes a hybrid cloud model is ideal for most organizations.

Controversy at the Linux Foundation
(Jan 29, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Linux has seen more than its fair share of controversy through the years.

Linux through a journalist's eyes
(Jan 28, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) How does a self-proclaimed "English and history guy" make a career writing about Linux?

Watch: Mark Shuttleworth Talks Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Snappy at UbuCon Summit 2016
(Jan 27, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

In the four-minute long video Mr. Shuttleworth talks about the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system

Has the Linux Foundation Sold out to VMware? Probably Not
(Jan 27, 2016, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: A change in the Linux Foundation's by-laws has prompted questions about its attitudes toward VMware and open source community organizations.

Canonical "Secretly" Changed Ubuntu Orange Color to Another Orange
(Jan 26, 2016, 15:00) (1 talkbacks)

softpedia: Canonical has made some changes to the famous orange color and has changed it, in secret, to a different kind of orange.

Ubuntu Derivative Alpha Releases Are Back To Being Questioned
(Jan 26, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Steve Langasek of Canonical started a discussion thread today entitled Is a 16.04 alpha 2 needed?

Linux Foundation chief spins to justify keeping community out
(Jan 25, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITwire: Linux Foundation chief executive Jim Zemlin has made a disappointing response to the reports about changes in the by-laws of the Foundation designed to prevent community representation.

What a Linux User Misses From Windows
(Jan 23, 2016, 18:00) (1 talkbacks)

 Datamation: In this article, I'll explore some things I miss about using Windows. This isn't to say I miss Windows, because I honestly don't.

Jim Zemlin Responds to Linux Foundation Governance Change Allegations
(Jan 22, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Foundation: We understand that governance issues are important, and that there will be differences of opinion when such changes occur.

Linux Foundation shows it backs corporates, not community
(Jan 22, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

ITwire: The Linux Foundation has given its clearest indication yet that it caters to corporates rather than the community, by making it impossible for community representatives to be elected to its board.

Google Asks Chromixium OS Devs to Cease Use of the Name, Cub Linux Is Born
(Jan 22, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: It looks like Google's Trademark Enforcement Team asked the developers of the Chromixium project to cease use of the name "Chromixium"

MariaDB Raises New Money, Gets New CEO
(Jan 21, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseAppsToday: Open source database vendor MariaDB ramps up executive suite for 2016.

11 steps to running an online community meeting
(Jan 21, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Laura Hilliger explains how community calls can enhance participation in open organizations

Why Is Linux Foundation's Latest Change A Bad News For Linux And Open Source?
(Jan 21, 2016, 09:00) (2 talkbacks)

fossbytes: Up until recently, the Linux Foundation allowed the individual members to elect two board members and ensure that the voice of Linux community is considered at the board meetings.

The Linux Foundation Has Become Like a Corporate Think Tank, Microsoft Influence Included
(Jan 21, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: The Linux Foundation is making some questionable moves...

6 non-code contributions you can make to open source
(Jan 20, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks) Six non-code opportunities for contributing to open source software code and communities.

How to customise your Linux desktop: More experiments with i3
(Jan 19, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Another set of adventures with this tiling window manager.

How To Install Prometheus using Docker on Ubuntu 14.04
(Jan 19, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Prometheus is an open source monitoring system and time series database.

DevOps tool Ansible gets a major overhaul
(Jan 18, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

CSC: This is the first major release of Ansible since Red Hat bought the company in October 2015.

Adult Charter School in Texas Receives Free Open Source Training
(Jan 15, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: The Linux Foundation and Goodwill have partnered to bring free training courses in Linux and open source software administration to an adult public charter school in Texas.

How smaller companies can compete for IT talent in Silicon Valley
(Jan 15, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

CTO of Arrayent shares his secrets for holding onto IT talent in a competitive market.

3 open source tools for supply chain management
(Jan 15, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks) In this article, we'll take a look at some free and open source software options for supply chain management, and some of the features of each.

5 ways IT leaders should prep for the mobile future
(Jan 14, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: A mobile-first mindset will help IT leaders keep up with new challenges and opportunities.

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