GPL Violation: Microsoft's Code Generosity with Strange Taste

Jul 24, 2009

Microsoft made headlines on July 20 with their release of a Hyper-V driver to the Linux kernel under GPL. Now it turns out that the driver violates the GPL free code stipulation by having a mix of proprietary and open source code.

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Microsoft Releases Moodle Plugin under GPL

Jul 22, 2009

Microsoft has again released code under GPLv2, this time the Live Services plugin Moodle.

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Microsoft to Add Hyper-V Drivers to Linux Kernel

Jul 21, 2009

What seemed impossible years ago could now become a reality: a Linux driver from Microsoft in the kernel.

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Linux Magazine DVD Two great free Linux distros

Jun 30, 2009
This month’s DVD comes with two great Free Linux distros: Debian GNU/ Linux 5.0.1 “Lenny” and Mandriva Linux 2009.1 F......
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VFAT Patch to Bypass Patent Issue

Jun 30, 2009

Developer Andrew Tridgell has made known that he devised a patch to avoid the possible patent issues with the VFAT filesystem in Linux.

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Mono Discussion: Stallman Warns, Ubuntu Dismissive

Jun 29, 2009

The introduction of Mono into Linux and the open source environment begs risking patent claims from Microsoft. Free Software Foundation founder Richard Stallman sees it that way. The Technical board at Ubuntu, on the other hand, doesn't consider it any reason to be disturbed.

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LinuxTag 2009: Better Bad Drivers than None

Jun 29, 2009

In the conference's traditional "Kernel Kwestioning" seminar this year in Berlin, 11 kernel developers addressed questions from the public. The result was that the panel of experts invited the entire community to send Linux drivers to the kernel mailing list, quality notwithstanding.

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Multitouch with Kernel 2.6.30

Jun 16, 2009

Linux and multitouch input also work without and with help from the new Kernel 2.6.30. Three French students show how it's done.

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