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Linux Journal: Linux Foundation Announces Third Annual Survey

Justin Ryan covers the announcement of the LF’s Desktop Linux Survey.

Tectonic: Linux desktop survey to guide developers

James Archibald encourages readers to take the LF Desktop survey stating that the survey gathers information from users to help pinpoint areas of developer focus that will aid in the global adoption of Linux desktops.

Linux Magazine: What does the Linux desktop really need?

Joe “Zonker” Brockmeier reports on the LF’s Linux Desktop survey and gives his suggestion on priorities for the Linux desktop in 2008.

SeattlePI: Microsoft touts own economic impact

Todd Bishop reports on Microsoft’s claim that it is responsible for generating a substantial amount of economic development and employment across the world, but focuses on Jim’s view that it is important to not overlook the economic benefits of open-source programs.

DesktopLinux: Linux Foundation to begin third annual desktop Linux survey

Steven Vaughan-Nichols covers the LF’s announcement of the desktop Linux survey being conducted October 17th through November 30th, 2007.

The Oregonian: Open source all about free and freedom

Mike Rogoway’s Q&A with Jim Zemlin leading up to GOSCON.

Wired: FOSS Crowd Unfazed by First Linux Patent Lawsuit

Michael Calore covers the Linux patent lawsuit focusing on the LF’s confidence that this case will result in a just outcome for Linux.

eWeek: Red Hat: Customers Can Deploy Linux with Confidence

Peter Galli covers Ballmer’s accusation that Linux is violating Microsoft patents, focusing on Jim’s view that this is just another FUD campaign aimed at slowing the threat open source and Linux represent to Microsoft’s business.

BusinessWeek: That’s One Way To Reinvent A Company

Peter Burrows reports on Jonathan Schwartz’s determination to return Sun to its glory days through OpenSolaris, but concludes with speculation that its all too little, too late and includes Jim’s view on the matter.

Ars Technica: LF establishes partnership with Japanese government

Ryan Paul covers the LF - IPA partnership among other LF highlights.

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