Welcome Editorial

Dec 19, 2012

As these pages go to print, I notice that we have reached issue 147. The number 147 might not seem particularly noteworthy to the rest of the world, but I noticed it. You see, the first issue with my picture on page 3 was issue 48, and if you count by ones from the beginning of the issue 48 cycle to the end of the issue 147 cycle, you get to 100 issues. This number 100 is always good for a milestone moment in our base 10 universe. Celebrating a numeral is not so important on its own, but having these reasons to look back can provide some context for looking ahead into the future – or looking around at the present.

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Linux News

Dec 19, 2012
  • OpenShift for data centers and clouds
  • MariaDB non-profit foundation launched
  • Fedora 18 to include Mate desktop
  • Oracle repository for kernel changes
  • NVidia GeForce R310
  • Android OS leads the smartphone market
  • Microsoft contemplating yearly major release cycle
  • HP writes off US$ 8.8 million on Autonomy
  • Stallman alleges “surveillance code” in Unity
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Kernel News Zack’s Kernel News

Dec 19, 2012

Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

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Digital Universe Projected to Reach 40ZB by 2020

Dec 13, 2012

Machine-generated data is a major factor behind the expansion of the digital Universe.

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Doghouse: Flourish with FOSS FOSS on the front lines of business

Nov 26, 2012

Start-ups, resource-poor enterprises, and nimble organizations turn to Free and Open Source Software to help solve their business problems.

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Welcome Editorial

Nov 26, 2012

Let’s see. I need to write something for the Welcome column. I guess eventually it might get posted online, which means I’m writing something for the new web.

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Kernel News Zack’s Kernel News

Nov 26, 2012

Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

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Linux News

Nov 26, 2012
  • Linux Foundation reports Secure Boot solution
  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • Plasma Active 3
  • Android OS Tops
  • Linaro Enterprise
  • Group formed for ARM architecture
  • Android installed on 3 of 4 smartphones
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