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Jono Bacon Asked Google Home ‘Who Founded Linux.’ You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

Excuse the hyperbole, but we've always wanted to use a click-baity sort of headline -- just to see if they work. That being said, we're not going to spoil the fun. To find the answer, you're going to have to watch the video. Don't worry, however -- bad things rarely happen when Linux is involved.

NewSQL CockroachDB Ready for Prime Time

CockroachDB may not have an inviting name, but it took center stage at last week's OpenStack Summit.

Imagine an Android Phone Without Linux Inside

Google has plans to replace Linux-based Android with its own built-from-scratch operating system, Fuchsia. Why? Mainly, it seems, to get away from the GPL.

Linus Torvalds Talks to Debian Users

A little over two-and-a-half years ago, Linus Torvalds spent over an hour taking and answering questions from an audience of developers at DebConf14 in Portland, Oregon. Some of what he said is by now old news, but that's interesting too, as it serves as a marker for where we've been.

Mozilla Relents, Thunderbird Can Stay

After nearly a year and a half with an uncertain future, Mozilla tells Thunderbird it can stay and that its future is now certain -- in a most uncertain way.

Heed the Prophet Stallman, oh Software Sinners!

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."

OIN Expands Patent Protection With Larger 'Linux System'

The Open Invention Network has added 395 packages to its definition of the Linux System -- the largest single expansion in its history.

Arch Linux Based Apricity OS Shuts Down

Apricity OS, another promising Linux distro has ceased development. "Lack of time" was cited as the major cause.

Sex, Love & Software: History of Free Software, Linux and Open Source

Take a trip through the history of free software, Linux and open source, starting from the early days in the 1980s through 2001.

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

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

New Projects Unveiled at Red Hat Summit

It's no surprise that Red Hat used the occasion of opening day at Red Hat Summit to announce five new projects. After all, there is no better way to get buzz going about the direction you're taking than to fill a venue with people who use your products and show them your latest and greatest ideas.

Access to AWS Services Coming to Red Hat OpenShift

Red Hat and AWS have entered into a strategic alliance that will result in access to AWS services being integrated into Red Hat's OpenShift container platform. This will give users the ability to access AWS services directly from within the platform, both when running the platform on AWS or in an on-premises datacenter.

Five Reasons for Enterprise Use of Open Source

Here's a brief list for managers -- or anyone else who needs it -- explaining some of the benefits the use of open source brings to the enterprise. It's an incomplete listt -- there are many more reasons than these -- but it's a start.

Ostatic and Archphile Are Dead

OStatic ceased publication without warning or explanation in February. Archphile yesterday announced on Twitter that its "officially dead."

OpenStack User Survey Indicates Growth in Most Sectors

Although there might be something of a red flag in user satisfaction, the platform continues to dominate the private cloud.

Libreboot Applies to Rejoin GNU

Libreboot has now officially applied to rejoin GNU, which it left in September. According to Leah Rowe, the "initial responses from GNU’s leadership seems positive."

EdgeX Foundry Promises IoT Security and More

The Linux Foundation has launched EdgeX Foundry as an all encompassing IoT solution.

Libreboot Wants Back Into GNU

Early this morning, Libreboot’s lead developer Leah Rowe posted a notice to the project’s website and a much longer post to the project’s subreddit, indicating that she would like to submit (or resubmit, it’s not clear how that would work at this point) the project to “rejoin the GNU Project.”

New Open Door Policy for GitHub Developer Program

GitHub has opened the doors on its three year old GitHub Developer Program. As of Monday, developers no longer need to have paid accounts to participate.

Bryan Lunduke Interviews Richard Stallman

Last Friday, the Linux Tycoon (as well as the guy who's been known to say "Linux sucks"), Bryan Lunduke, sat down for a free form interview with Richard Stallman. We figured that no dyed-in-the-wool FOSSer would want to miss that.

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