Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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Sam Varghese has been writing for iTWire since 2006, a year after the site came into existence. For nearly a decade thereafter, he wrote mostly about free and open source software, based on his own use of this genre of software. Since May 2016, he has been writing across many areas of technology. He has been a journalist for nearly 40 years in India (Indian Express and Deccan Herald), the UAE (Khaleej Times) and Australia (Daily Commercial News (now defunct) and The Age). His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.

Thursday, 22 February 2007 08:26

Memo to ESR: nobody is indispensable

If a person of Eric Raymond's reputation in the open source community chooses to switch from one GNU/Linux distribution to another - and publicises the fact widely - then there is bound to be speculation about the underlying reasons.

Tuesday, 20 February 2007 22:42

Cuba and Linux: a natural fit

A little less than seven years ago, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer told Microsoft's annual financial analysts meeting in Seattle that GNU/Linux had something in common with communism.

Sunday, 18 February 2007 21:46

'Interface nazis' in Torvalds' line of fire

A spat between Linux creator Linus Torvalds and the GNOME desktop developers has been reignited and, if anything, it shows the different mindset that exists between the pure geek and the crowd who want to see commercial success.

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