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Happy 24th birthday, Linux kernel

Happy birthday, Linux!
The Linux kernel is hitting its mid-twenties in stride. As the open source operating system kernel pioneered by Linus Torvalds celebrates another...Read more

Torvalds 2.0: Patricia Torvalds on computing, college, feminism, and increasing diversity in tech

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Patricia Torvalds isn't the Torvalds name that pops up in Linux and open source circles. Yet. Patricia tells us how she got into computing and her...Read more

Weekly wrap-up: New Zealand bans software patents, open source is for lovers, and more

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Open source news this week: August 25 - 29, 2013 What other open source-related news stories did you read about this week? Share them with us in the...Read more

Results from opensource.com Annual Reader Survey 2013

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The opensource.com Annual Reader Survey had 59 respondents this year. If you didn't get a chance to give us your thoughts this time around, we'll be...Read more

How to tell if you’re a natural leader

I’ll bet you know a natural leader. Maybe you are one. Maybe you’re a mom who started a support group for the parents of children with special needs...Read more

Fear of failure? Embrace it by failing fast.

This is the third in a series exploring the things I have learned from the open source way during my journey with Red Hat. One of the key tenets of...Read more