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At 24, Linux Has Come Out of the Basement


Linux is a very functional operating system. It "led to the collapse of the infrastructure decision debates of many IT shops," said Guy Smith, chief strategist for Silicon Strategies Marketing. "Before Linux, long-term choices concerning the OS, database, development language, and more divided IT shops -- and the resulting incompatibilities led to dysfunctional applications."
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Linux Foundation Wants to Pin a Badge on Secure Open Source Software


"The badging system seems too rooted in video games and social media," said Raytheon | Websense engineer Tom O'Connor. "Building secure software is not really a game, and I worry that a badge system reduces security to checklists. That said, I can certainly see value in having some sort of rudimentary assessments of open source projects to see that they meet some minimal standards."
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Re: OpenOffice Council Shows LibreOffice Fans the Door 3  pogson   2010-10-28 04:43:39 
Re: Caught on Video: 2 Tools for Linux Screen-Session Recording 2  cherax   2010-10-27 11:58:35 
Re: The Gingerbread Man Cometh 2  Adler   2010-10-26 19:54:12 
Re: The Many Ways of Capturing the Moment With Linux 2  ironhelixx   2010-10-21 09:27:28 
Re: Linux's Brilliant Business Career 3  pogson   2010-10-19 14:57:16 
Re: OpenERP Solves Open Source's Vexing Problem: Making Money 2  johnfandl   2010-10-19 06:06:05 
Re: Maybe Linux Should Cost Something 3  hughieg3211   2010-10-18 13:54:27 
Re: The Trouble With GUIs 4  hairyfeet   2010-10-16 21:35:09 
Re: Verizon to Peddle Android Apps 2  infostretch_mobile   2010-10-14 15:45:35 
Re: Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat Pokes Its Head Out 2  drone112358   2010-10-12 06:25:52 
Re: The Sheer Hypocrisy of Redmond's Stab at Internet Health 4  Kagehi   2010-10-11 14:16:17 
Re: Penguins Old, Penguins New, Penguins Battered and Penguins Blue 8  einhverfr   2010-10-10 16:56:16 
Re: Should the Command Line Be Deep-Sixed? 25  hairyfeet   2010-10-07 14:07:01 
Re: Two Top Tools for Cracking the PDF Nut 2  wstephenson   2010-10-07 13:07:15 
Re: Publish on a Linux Desktop? Yes You Can! 2  MurdersLastCrow   2010-10-02 16:18:48 
Re: Portable Linux Apps: Not Always an Easy Schlep 4  caseih   2010-09-30 16:49:36 
Re: A Tale of Two Root Exploits, and Why We Shouldn't Panic 3  hairyfeet   2010-09-28 20:27:49 
Re: Does Linux Offer Too Much Choice? 8  tuxavenger   2010-09-27 14:47:07 
Re: Dueling Droids: When 2 Is Greater Than X 2  foxyman21   2010-09-22 20:05:46 
Re: Programming Lessons From Linux Geeks in the Trenches 3  Barbie_H   2010-09-17 07:19:06 

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