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Author Gabriella Coleman Expands on Role of Linux in Hacker Culture

Gabriella Coleman is the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy at McGill University. She recently released a new book titled “Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking” after having spent three years working and living with hackers in the San Francisco Bay area. The community she chose to study was the Debian Linux community. In this interview with Linux.com, ... Read More »

30 Linux Kernel Developers in 30 Weeks: Chris Mason

As we narrow in on the final weeks of our 30 Linux Kernel Developers in 30 Weeks series, we talk to Linux kernel developer and Btrfs maintainer Chris Mason. Chris details his desktop and productivity tools, his favorite all-time flame war and shares his advice for getting involved in kernel development. Read More »

MySQL 5.6 to ship in early 2013

Oracle’s enhanced open source database will be ready for general availability in early 2013 and the company is working on a future version with a pluggable UI, more NoSQL options and revamped architecture for web and cloud computing, Read More »