Where I Stand on Systemd

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When it comes to Linux and systemd, the one thing on which everyone can agree is that it’s complicated — some say overly complicated. […]

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Can the Linux Foundation Speak for Free Software?

Linus Torvalds Linux Fountation's LinuxCon North America 2016

Although the Linux Foundation seems to represent Linux and the entire Linux user community, many community members have complained for years that the organization has defaulted to representing only the interests of its corporate membership. […]

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Yesterday’s Man: The Fall of Richard Stallman

Richard Stallman

Although the consensus seems to be that it was time for the founder of the GNU project and the Free Software movement to step down, we shouldn’t forget his many contributions aimed at keeping tech free. […]

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Heed the Prophet Stallman, oh Software Sinners!

Richard Stallman RMS

We’re reasonably certain this wasn’t written by the hand of any god. Then again, we haven’t personally met any gods, so how would we know? All we know for sure is that as some good book almost said, “The truth shall make you chuckle.” […]

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In the Depths of the Cloud, Open Source and Proprietary Leviathans Fight to the Death

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Just because open source is winning in the enterprise, that doesn’t mean that the proprietary folks have given up their old tricks. […]

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