Topic: open source

Google Chrome OS and Canonical

Desktop, open source

Congratulations to Google on the open sourcing of Google Chrome OS When Chrome OS was announced in June we saw this as a positive development, bringing choice to the consumer. We considered how open source development is as much about co-operation as it is about competition. Google have made it clear that they are keen […]

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MySQL is using Bazaar and Launchpad for their source code

open source

Now this is exciting news: MySQL is now using Bazaar and Launchpad for their source code! Both the main MySQL server code and the code for many ancilliary projects have been converted to Bazaar, and are published on Launchpad. Bazaar is a distributed version control system that Just Works and adapts to the workflows you […]

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Changes to Gobuntu

open source

The Gobuntu development team would like to announce that after 8.04 release of Gobuntu, the project will aim to merge many of the Gobuntu changes into mainline Ubuntu, such as our “Free Software Only” installer option which only installs software considered free by the Free Software Foundation’s definition of software freedom. This installer option now […]

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