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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: College Police Target Linux User; Bloggers Up in Arms 4  jclambert1   2009-04-22 09:14:19 
Re: Cybercrime and Punishment: Sentencing Panel Discards Proxy Penalty 2  Runaway1956   2009-04-17 05:50:26 
Re: War Stories and Winners From the World of FOSS 2  caminostro   2009-04-16 17:10:25 
Re: Flames, Figures and FUD: What's the Score in the Netbook Arena? 2  Runaway1956   2009-04-13 10:52:05 
Re: The Stack: Encouraging Adoption Through Ease of Use 3  anchorman   2009-04-11 09:45:23 
Re: Girls in Tech, and Is Linux Doomed on the Desktop? 2  aoeu   2009-04-05 20:00:45 
Re: HP Interviews Android for Netbook Position 2  Twaddle   2009-04-01 14:44:31 
Re: Hot Tempers and Cool Tips for Linux Geeks 6  drewmag   2009-04-01 06:11:37 
Re: Linux Barbies Battle the Command Line 2  MrDoom   2009-03-30 20:28:54 
Re: The Driving Force Behind the Open Source Mobile Movement 2  fosslc   2009-03-27 10:21:52 
Re: Why Use Linux? 3  amydegroff   2009-03-20 11:04:20 
Re: Instant-On Computing: The Killer OSS-Based PC Feature? 3  Embedded   2009-03-19 14:26:12 
Re: Will IE8 Be Microsoft's Last Explorer? 2  Runaway1956   2009-03-16 04:55:20 
Re: New Ways to Ride the Netbook Wave 2  abcd1234   2009-03-11 07:41:06 
Re: The Mystery Deepens: Sinister Views on the TomTom Case 2  MichaelTiemann   2009-03-09 05:12:40 
Re: FOSS Debates, Part 1: Kernel Truths 2  pogson   2009-03-06 07:00:04 
Re: 'My First Time' Posts and Other Linux Marketing Problems 2  jparshall   2009-03-05 14:30:30 
Re: Open Source, the Recession and the Lower-TCO Promise 2  pogson   2009-03-02 04:11:36 
Re: Microsoft Drums Up Patent Charges Against TomTom 2  apnet   2009-03-01 11:07:36 
Re: Hawking Open Source in Tough Times 2  Jammit   2009-02-25 04:37:53 

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