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Ubuntu Hacked, Linux Journal Extremists & More…

Bumblehive NSA

Also included: Microsoft shows love of Linux with gift of Skype and Torvalds continues to be Torvalds.

FOSS Week in Review

The biggest Linux story this week by mainstream tech sites’ standards was Skype working to include Linux users in its installed base by releasing a new Linux client to replace […]

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Linus Torvalds Talks Careers in Linux and FOSS

Linus Torvalds video

The Video Screening Room

In this brief training video from the Linux Foundation, Linus Torvalds shares why he’s passionate about Linux and open source software.

Back in 1991, a Finnish graduate student had an itch he needed to scratch — and Linux was thereby born. Hear how Linus Torvalds today feels about the […]

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FSF turns 30, Italian Military Goes LO and ODF & More…

FSF 20th Anniversary

FOSS Week in Review

First things first: If you noticed the abscence of the clockwork-like timing of each of FOSS Force’s articles this week, it’s because our editor-in-chief Christine Hall lost a battle with gravity involving a staircase and spent some time recovering from a good banging-up. When you get a chance, wish her a […]

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Linus Under Wraps, Fedora Tests Wayland & More…

Ubuntu & Microsoft

FOSS Week in Review

To be honest, I’m really not finished going through all the materials I picked up at the Open Compute Project 2015 U.S. Summit this week in San Jose. There is a lot of interesting stuff here to wade through, and I’m still going through it.

Meanwhile, much of what makes the […]

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Linus Torvalds Shoutback, ‘The H’ Closes & More…

Linus Torvalds talking

FOSS Week in Review

Here we go with yet another “better late then never” edition of our Week in Review…

Jolla smartphones to utilize Wayland

You might remember Jolla, the Finnish company started by a group of laid-off Nokia employees. Back in May, we reported on their plans to release a new phone to be […]

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Video: Linus Torvalds & Jeremy Allison at the Sao Paola Zoo

Google posted this video on their open source blog on Monday, and we didn’t think they’d mind if we passed it on to you. We figure Linus Torvalds needs no introduction, but just in case you’re new to things FOSS, here’s a little hint – he’s Tux’s father. Jeremy Allison is a computer programmer and […]

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