Sam Varghese

Sam Varghese

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, 14 September 2006 23:45

Debian and Ubuntu: uneasy coexistence

It's considered a good thing that a free software project never really has to die - if the person who started it gives up, another can always take the code and run with it.
Tuesday, 12 September 2006 06:11

When licences clash

By March next year  at the latest, if all goes according to schedule, the differences between the open source and free software camps will be on open show.
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 11:00

Sam Varghese

Articles by Sam Varghese

Sam VargheseSam Varghese is a journalist who has flirted with tech on and off. After his first experiments with Linux began in 1998, he began using the Debian distribution as a single-boot system for his personal use. Since then he has written widely about the use of both free and open source software. His personal opinions will form the core of this blog.

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