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New Arrivals in the Linux.com Store

We are announcing some new arrivals today in the Linux.com Store– hats, hats and more hats! To be more specific, we’ve added four new baseball caps, each with a different choice of a Linux-related graphic. My favorite is the “Green Fresh Kernels.”

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LinuxCon Preview: Stormy Peters on Desktops, Data and Clouds

As part of our LinuxCon Preview series, I recently had the opportunity to ask a few questions of our keynote speaker Stormy Peters. Stormy today is executive director for The GNOME Foundation. Her LinuxCon keynote, titled "Your Desktop is Free, But Where is Your Data," takes place on Thursday, August 12, at 9 a.m. ET.

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LinuxCon Preview: Eben Moglen on Bilski and Online Privacy

After its sold-out debut last year, LinuxCon in year two is expected to be even better.

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Nearly 8,000 Votes Cast to Determine New Geek Apparel in Linux.com Store

Today is the day! We're announcing the winning design and designer in our Linux.com T-shirt Design Contest.

Our winning design, with 57 percent of the vote, is "The People's Product" and was submitted by Said Hassan of Gaza in Palestine.

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15 Facts You Should Know About MeeGo

Coming out of Computex, there’s been a lot of momentum for Meego,  the Linux-based platform that can power multiple computing devices, including handsets, netbooks, tablets, connected TVs and in-vehicle infotainment systems. Ibrahim Haddad, the Linux Foundation director of technology and alliances, has just published a new article, “An Introduction to the Meego Project.”

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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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