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LinuxCon Preview: Virgin America Runs Massive Workloads on Linux, Shares Best Practices

Virgin America's Ravi Simhambhatla is delivering a keynote at this year's LinuxCon North America. He will be giving us the CIO view on how to sell the value of open source internally when cost isn't the only driving factor. Mr. Simhambhatla took a few minutes to answer some of our questions as we prepare to see him speak in Boston on August 12, 2010.

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FOSS Compliance: What Are the Basics You Must Know?

Software compliance isn’t exactly the sexiest topic we tackle at the Linux Foundation, but it’s one of the most important. While we focus *our* efforts on open source software, the vast majority of software compliance efforts are focused on proprietary licenses. Just ask a CIO of an enterprise who has been audited by one of their software suppliers recently, or look at the well funded efforts of the Business Software Alliance, an organization dedicated to stamping out piracy and keeping companies in compliance with their members.

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The People Who Support Linux: "Be a Part of Creating Your Own Free World"

 

Our third profile in the series introduces us to Damian Bere. Damian is a Senior Enterprise Architect based in the UK who has been using Linux for 10 years. Another fact about Damian: he's smitten with his @linux.com email address.

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How Linux can beat Apple

The iPhone 4 came out this week. Apple continues to raise the bar for the mobile software industry in terms of good design. Companies that have embraced Linux should take heed. I ask the question as to whether or not Linux can beat Apple today in Businessweek.

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Eclipse Study Shows Major Gains for Linux Among Developers

Developers and programmers are always the earliest adopters of technology, paving the way for the rest of us. And nowhere is that more evident than with Linux.

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Free Training Webinar Covers Linux Admin 101: Getting to Know Vim

There is a really useful, free training webinar available now from one of our regular Linux.com writers (and former openSUSE Community Manager), the talented Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier...

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Is That You in Those Killer Linux Threads?

Since launching the Linux.com Store in March, we've welcomed a lot of new visitors and members to the Linux.com community and have gotten some great feedback about the merchandise.

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Linux Adds to Super Computing Dominance: Good News for Linux Users

While it may not equal the hysteria of the iPad or the latest Android release, the news last week ranking the top 500 Super Computers in the world is significant, especially if you’re a Linux user. Why? Because Linux continues to dominant super computing. This year it’s added to its domination and occupies 470 of the top 500 spots. (The rest: 25 with Unix, mainly AIX, and Windows with only 5.) A detailed look at the OS breakdown can be found here.

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Meanwhile, in Finland..

Being known as a Finn living in the US, sometimes people send me pointers to things Finnish.

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MeeGo v1.0: The Netbook User Experience and API

Today's MeeGo v1.0 release represents an important step...

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