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The Week of the Linux Desktop Debate

Article Source Amanda McPherson's Blog
December 19, 2008, 9:40 am

It never seems to fail: this time of year brings out predictions, and with them debate about the future of Linux, especially on the desktop. It’s a good sign that we go through this back and forth: it shows the wide and diverse community of users, developers and pundits who feel they have...

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Open Voices Interview with Mitchell Baker, Mozilla

The fifth Open Voices podcast installation features a conversation with Mozilla Chairman, Mitchell Baker, and the Linux Foundation Executive Director, Jim Zemlin. Baker admits that Mozilla’s open source strategy was in direct reaction to market and competitive pressures and calls out Microsoft for illegal activities. As one of the first software projects to “open source” its technology, she explains how the Mozilla Foundation navigated community, licensing and growth issues. Baker also shares her opinions on the motivations and ingredients involved in mass collaboration, specifically around the Mozilla and other open source projects.

To view the transcript, click here.


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Open Voices with Edward Screven of Oracle

This Open Voices installment features Edward Screven, Chief Corporate Architect of Oracle who sits down with Jim Zemlin to discuss Oracle’s current and future market positioning, as well as his thoughts on a variety of topics, from cloud computing to a single Linux distribution. If you’d rather not listen, you can read the transcript here.

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Open Voices with Ron Hovsepian of Novell

This Open Voices installment features Ron Hovsepian, CEO of Novell, who sits down with Jim Zemlin for a candid discussion on Novell’s current standing in the market and its commitment to its customers, and the community as w whole. He also shares his thoughts on new trends in the market, Sun and OpenSolaris, managing the consistency and balance of rapid innovation and much more. If you’d rather not listen, you can read the transcript here.

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Open Voices Podcast with Mark Shuttleworth

This Open Voices installment features Mark Shuttleworth of Canonical, who sheds light on the roots of Ubuntu, trust relationships, his desire for increased collaboration in the Linux community and much more in a casual conversation with Jim Zemlin.

Tune in soon for Jim’s interview with Novell President and CEO Ron Hovsepian.

If you’d rather read a transcript, you can find it here.

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