If anything can raise the hackles of the free and open source software community it is the spectre of a big proprietary software company trying…
Tuesday, 26 September 2006 11:36

Torvalds: Give me GPLv2

If there were any doubts over Linus Torvalds' position on the forthcoming third version of the General Public License (GPLv3), the creator of the Linux…
Monday, 25 September 2006 11:59

The Windows are open – or are they?

In the early days, Linux was never a desktop contender.
Friday, 22 September 2006 07:02

Stallman gets it right on patents

The way of the Free Software Foundation is to insist on purity. The way of open source is to seek compromises.
Wednesday, 20 September 2006 04:46

A conversation with Anthony Towns

Ever had the experience of contacting someone for an interview, getting the subject's agreement and then not being able to carry it through for some…
Monday, 18 September 2006 18:35

A moving tale

If the move from Windows to Linux, which the government of the south Indian state of Kerala has been making a noise about, actually does…
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…
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…
Monday, 30 November -0001 09:39

Welcome to tasty tech

If it has been made or sold, or is even just a germ of an idea, we'll tell you about it. Tasty Tech covers the…