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[News] New Linux Report, New Award Possibility, Newsletter

  • Subject: [News] New Linux Report, New Award Possibility, Newsletter
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2010 01:32:59 +0000
  • Followup-to: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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Research and Markets: Open Source/Linux Development 2009, Volume 1 Report
Consists of Over 400 In-Depth Interviews With Linux Developers

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| The Open Source/Linux Development survey 
| series finds out exactly what's on the minds 
| of developers active in Open Source 
| development. This survey consists of over 400 
| in-depth interviews with Linux developers and 
| covers topics such as: languages and Linux 
| distributions; what type of apps are being 
| created for servers and for clients; how many 
| Linux apps will be released next year; what 
| are the major obstacles to Linux and to Open 
| Source Software (OSS); how different types of 
| development tools rate; security concerns with 
| Linux; preferred chipsets, licensing issues, 
| and development tools.


NoMachine Announced as 2010 European IT Excellence Awards Finalist

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| NoMachine has been nominated as a finalist 
| based on the solution they provided 
| Schwaebisch Hall, the first German Council to 
| migrate to Linux. NX eased the transition 
| providing 32 branches, 17 mobile workers and 
| 16 Kindergartens remote access to both Linux 
| and Windows applications from Linux desktops 
| and thin clients on the network or directly 
| from the Internet.


The H Week - Browser de-anonymisation, FreeBSD, Linux updates and H.264 

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| In the past week, The H had the latest news on 
| how, even without cookies, web browsers and 
| users can be identified, the latest Linux 
| kernel developments with the Kernel Log, yet 
| another vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet 
| Explorer web browser and more...



75% of Linux code now written by paid developers

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| Forget lofty ideals about the open-source
| community: most Linux kernel code is
| written by paid developers at major
| corporations.
| [...]
| During a presentation at Linux.conf.au 2010
| in Wellington, LWN.net founder and kernel
| contributor Jonathan Corbet offered an
| analysis of the code contributed to the
| Linux kernel between December 24 2008 and
| January 10 2010. (The kernel serves as a
| basis from which individual distributions
| such as Ubuntu, Debian or Red Hat are
| developed, though these will often add or
| remove specific features.)

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