Kernel News Hand-Picking PIDS; Massive Boot-Time Speedup; and Columns, Shmollums – the 80 characters per line dilemma.

Mar 02, 2012

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

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Charly’s Column: Linux Fair The sys admin’s daily grind: OpenRhineRuhr

Jan 03, 2012

According to Goethe, the best way to gain an education is to travel. Sys admin Charly went to Oberhausen, Germany, for the OpenRhineRuhr fair last week.

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Doghouse: Two Business Models

Nov 02, 2011

Since the death of Steve Jobs, a lot has been written about him. I never met the man in person, but I admired the work Apple did in creating well-designed products.

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Comment

Nov 02, 2011

“What are you going to say about Steve Jobs?” everyone has been asking me – or at least, the rare subset of people who know about this column and are also sufficiently co-located to bump into me in restaurants and bars. “Important guy…he changed the world…must be lots to mention…”

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Interview: Linus Torvalds

Sep 02, 2011

In June of this year, kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman sat down with Linus Torvalds in front of a live audience at LinuxCon Japan to look at the first 20 years of Linux, the state of the kernel, and the future of Linux.

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Doghouse: Hey, Hey, Good-bye Cleaning out the computer closet

Jun 27, 2011

maddog says good-bye to some old friends and envisions new relationships.

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Canonical Chief Designer Hits the Road

May 26, 2011

Ubuntu's head designer, Ivanka Majic, is leaving for an extended motorcycle trip through America, and whether she will return to Canonical remains unclear.

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UDS Budapest: Accessibility and User Experience Take Center Stage

May 09, 2011

The Budapest Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-O) kicked off on Monday, May 9, at the Corinthia Hotel. "Accessibility is one of our core values as a project," Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth said in his keynote address, as he acknowledged the Unity documentation team contributions to the 11.04 release. After briefly looking back at the "Natty Narwhal" Ubuntu release, Shuttleworth set his sights on the upcoming release, saying, "Our goal, our mission is 200-million Ubuntu users in four years."

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