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Bruce Byfield

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Linux in 2009: Recession vs. GNU

Pundits and business executives alike are predicting gloomy economic...

Debian: 15 Years Old and at the Crossroads

The story of how Ian Murdock developed Debian while...

11 Predictions For Free Software in 2008

"You must be mad," Gary Trudeau says in a...

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Is Ubuntu Really the Most User-Friendly Distribution?

UPDATED: For several years, Ubuntu has been synonymous with user-friendliness. A Web search quickly unearths dozens of articles that suggest that Ubuntu is the distribution you should give non-technical people to introduce them to...

Debian: 15 Years Old and at the Crossroads

The story of how Ian Murdock developed Debian while a student at Purdue and named the distribution for his girlfriend and himself has been told countless times. Many people, too, know that Debian is...

11 Predictions For Free Software in 2008

"You must be mad," Gary Trudeau says in a self-interview in one of his Doonesbury collections, when he raises the subject of political predictions. "I only do post-mortems." As a journalist, if a very different...

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