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October 1st, 2014

September’s Top Ten

These are the ten most read articles on FOSS Force for the month of September, 2014.

1. Is Oracle Using Canonical to Counter Red Hat? by Christine Hall. Published September 25, 2014. Is there a Red Hat connection to the interoperability deal between Oracle and Canonical?

2. You Know What Bugs Me About FOSS…? by Larry Cafiero. Published September 26, 2014. Hint: Can you say big logos and distro zealots?

3. Linux Tech Support & Time Warner by Ken Starks. Published September 16, 2014. Our irrepressible Mr. Starks tangles it up with a support dude from everybody’s favorite company — Time Warner Cable.

4. The Trouble With Android by Christine Hall. Published September 1, 2014. Can an operating system that is primarily designed as a marketing tool really be considered open?

5. How Many Linux Distros Are On the Top Ten? by Christine Hall. Published on September 3, 2014. Don’t be too quick to answer. There’s a chance this might he a trick question.

6. Jeff Hoogland Leaves Bodhi by Larry Cafiero. Published September 12, 2014. A great GNU/Linux developer moves on while a distro’s users wait to see who’ll pick up the reins.

7. Only FOSSers ‘Get’ FOSS by Christine Hall. Published September 22, 2014. Would you break down and buy the MS Office productivity suite if it were being offered at a discount on a FOSS site?

8. The Web May Look Slow Today… by Larry Cafiero. Published September 10, 2014. Just another day in the ongoing struggle to keep tech free.

9. Bullies in the Machine or Pick On Someone Your Own Size by Ken Starks. Published September 23, 2014. Do you let your children wander down the dark alleyways known as “Linux Help Forums?”

10. Seigo Throws Flame, Office Suite Kumbaya & OS Face Off by Larry Cafiero. Published September 19, 2014. In which we wonder if a real community really needs a community manager — among other things.

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