Open source industry veteran Matt Asay joins Canonical as chief operating officer
LONDON, February 5, 2010
Ltd., the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu, announced today that open
source industry veteran Matt Asay has joined the company as chief
operating officer (COO) -- responsible
for aligning strategic goals and operational activities, the
optimization of day-to-day o
i have been using for quite a while now though am good with the basics such as installing packages and using command line , i really wanna get into the nuts and bolts of ubuntu , how do i do it? i just wanna rip it apart and get to the core :)
The openSUSE Build Service Team has decided to rename its cutting-edge packaging- and distribution build technology to Open Build Service. The new name, while maintaining the well-known OBS acronym, signals its open and cross-distribution nature.
The openSUSE Buildservice started out as an internal SUSE technology.
Scott Wilson agrees that open source matters because of open code, but just as important is the process in which the code is made. Open development of code is in the social nature of many programmers, hackers, documentors, and project managers. So, what is it about open development? read more
I wondered why my formerly favorite open-source-focused blogger Matt Asay has been so ... silent lately. He became Canonical's COO not so long ago, his Cnet blog went into hibernation, his personal blog not so much (but not exactly bursting with activity, either), and he didn't exactly cut a large profile media-attention-wise at Canonical.
Release of Launchpad to encourage innovation
July 21, 2009: Canonical, the founder of the Ubuntu project, announced
today that it has open-sourced the code that runs Launchpad, the
software development and collaboration platform used by tens of
thousands of developers.