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Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 27, 2008

  • How Consolidation Affects Open Source (Jan 27, 2008, 21:00)
    Linux Magazine: "So, now that the dust is starting to settle from the news that Sun is buying MySQL for a staggering $1 billion price tag, let's take a look at the larger picture--how is consolidation going to affect the open source ecosystem...?"

  • Litrix: Linux from Brazil to Your Desktop (Jan 27, 2008, 13:00) "Litrix Linux is a distribution developed in Brazil and based on Gentoo Linux..."

  • Every (Open-Source) Software Project needs a Business Model (Jan 27, 2008, 05:00)
    S'mythology: "Most software developers have little interest in entrepreneurship, but an open-source software project will survive and thrive only by delivering value into a market (users) with business partners (contributors) and against competitors..."

  • Why Changing the Name of the Ubuntu Distros is a Bad Idea (Jan 27, 2008, 01:00)
    sonoftheclayr: "Recently there have been several posts on different blogs about changing the name of Ubuntu and its derivatives Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Edubuntu to things like Ubuntu GNOME Edition, Ubuntu KDE Edition, Ubuntu XFCE Edition and Ubuntu Educational Edition..."