Linux & Open Source 2019: Chrome OS, Snap, Flatpak, RISC-V, and Stallman

Zipping up 2019

We look back on 2019 using our 2020 hindsight at some of the important happenings during the last year in the world of Linux and open source. […]

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Who Will Succeed the Current Free Software Leaders

Most FOSS leaders came into prominence during the 1980s and 90s and are now approaching, or have passed, the age when most people retire. Are free software organizations ready for the change that appears to be just around the corner? […]

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Analyzing Distrowatch Trends

Our delve into the numbers presented by Distrowatch indicate that although there have been some notable changes over the last serveral years, the Linux ecosphere is mostly stable from a distro perspective. […]

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What Free Software, FOSS, and Open Source Share in Common

Although the numerous approaches to open source sometimes seem at odds with each other, users and developers of open source software — whether licensed “copyleft” or “permissive” — are travelling similar roads. […]

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Putting to Rest the Free Software/FOSS Divide

With Stallman’s recent exit from the FSF, has the time come to put ideological correctness aside and just let Linux be Linux? […]

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