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Linux Mint in June, Matt Hartley’s Goodbye & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

Well, as they say, TGIF: Thank God it’s FOSS. As folks get settled in this weekend in beautiful downtown Orem, Utah, at OpenWest — the expo formerly known at one time as the Utah Open Source Conference — here’s a look at some of the things that transpired during the course […]

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Why Linux & Open Source Writers Should Be Paid

Steven J. Vaughan-Nicols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

If you’re really using Linux, you’re either making money now or you will. It’s that simple. Programming jobs, sysadmin slots, they’re out there. 88% of all hiring managers are now looking for guys and gals with Linux and open-source […]

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Animals Set FOSS Apart

Technically, only five of Github's Octocat's legs are visible, but there are eight there.

We’re going to take the scenic route in getting to the point today. If you don’t want to wait, you can go down to the bottom where it says, “The moral of the story…” But the point of today’s exercise is that we in the decentralized FOSS realm are a creative bunch, and in that […]

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Net Neutrality Clears Hurdle & Other Things

FOSS Week in Review

Net Neutrality symbolWell, much of the focus for the week was on the Federal Communications Commission vote on increased net neutrality protections, and according to rational news sources reporting on the issue (e.g., just about everyone but Fox News and their wannabes), this is […]

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‘Linux Advocates’ Throws in the Towel

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The website Linux Advocates is no more. The site, which focused on a variety of Linux issues, went offline on January 7th with little fanfare and no advance notice. The site had been being published for two years, having gone live in early 2013.

Before taking the site down, a notice was posted by site […]

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