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Gianugo Rabellino, senior director of Open Source Communities, Microsoft

Microsoft: We Don’t Compete with Linux, But with Linux Vendors

With initiatives like the Imagine Cup and PhoneGap Meetup, Microsoft is surely taking many steps forward to engage with open source communities across the globe, including India. At the sidelines of OSI Days…

Licensing freedom?

FOSS is __FUN__: The Fifth Freedom

Stallman’s classic definition of open source speaks of the four freedoms — the freedom to run the program in any way one likes, the freedom to study the source code and modify it,…

Richard M. Stallman

An Interview with Richard Stallman on Freedom, Android, Amazon, Facebook, Steve Jobs…

Any government that tells people to teach proprietary software is essentially delivering the country into the hands of a company. Before you even speak a word before RMS (as Richard M Stallman is…

How to become a hacker!

Hackers and the Open Source Revolution

This piece corrects the confusion created by mainstream media between “hacker” and “cracker”. It also considers the history, nature, attributes, ethics and attire of hackers, plus more. Interested in being one yourself, or…

Dries Buytaert

It Can Be a Multi-billion Dollar Industry: Dries Buytaert on Drupal Businesses, Drupal 8…

Dries Buytaert, the creator and project lead of Drupal, recently visited India. LINUX For You caught up with him to understand his plans on expanding Drupal’s reach in India, what we can expect…

The Myth list

Some Myths About Open Source Get Busted by Industry Leaders

If you thought Linux was meant only for the geeks, take a look at what the “real” users have to say about this misconception. Linux was introduced in 1993, and ever since, it…

Apex court orders in favour 'Spirit of Ubuntu'

Indian Supreme Court Opts for Ubuntu 10.04

A free SMS channel has also been created to increase awareness about the features and functionality of Ubuntu Linux OS among the judicial officers, technical personnel and other members of the court’s staff….

Ramandeep Singh, CEO, Calsoft Labs

Calsoft Labs CEO: FOSS is Something You Learn While You Work

Recently, the French technology consulting and engineering company, Alten, acquired Calsoft Labs, the outsourced product development business of the Chennai-based software company. LINUX For You caught up with Ramandeep Singh, CEO, Calsoft Labs,…

OSI 2011 Speakers Speak

Open Source India: A Celebration of True Sprit of Open Source

There is no denying the fact that knowledge sharing is the true essence of the open source movement. However, knowledge seekers in this domain certainly need a platform to connect with the gurus….

Reflections: OSI 2010 CXO Summit

Reflections — Open Source India 2010 CXO Summit

Gone are the days when Open Source Solutions were considered the play-tools of geeks. Over time, open source tools and technologies have emerged as powerful, scalable, flexible, and most importantly, economical alternatives to…

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