Back on June 23, when we asked you to name the first Linux distro you ever used, we pretty much knew that the choice “Other” would take the day.
That’s because we wanted to be […]
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Ubuntu was never a community Linux distribution. From it’s inception, it’s been a commercial distro with some degree of community involvement. Mr. Shuttleworth’s promises that it would be a community driven project were just that–promises. […]
Continue reading Since When Was Ubuntu A Community Distro?
Penguinistas used to worry about the dreaded fork, especially of Linux. “What if Linux forks and becomes like Unix?” was a question often being posed in the open source media. Linus Torvalds would do his […]
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I absolutely have to stop for a moment to wish a big happy birthday to the folks at Mageia.
A year ago, when I wrote about a group of Mandriva former employees and contributors who’d […]
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