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75% of Linux code is written by paid developers

The Linux world makes much of its community roots, but when it comes to developing the kernel of the operating system, it’s less a case of “volunteers ahoy!” and more a case of “where’s my pay?”

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Windows 7 to target Linux at the retail level.

A member of the Overclock forums who is an employee of Best Buy, has uploaded slides from a Microsoft presentation intended for the company, showing what they want workers to say about Linux.

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Windows 7 market share doubles that of Linux

StatCounter is reporing that the global desktop market share of the yet to be publicly released Windows 7 is almost double that of Linux.

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Branded Platinum Visa Credit Cards from Linux!

Linux Foundation, the non-profit that supports the growth of the Linux kernel, is today announcing an affinity Visa Platinum credit card for people who want to contribute to advancing the OS through the organization’s initiatives.

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Linus: “Microsoft Hatred Is a Disease”

Microsoft has recently submitted around 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, all licensed under the GPL. Some have criticized the move as a selfish one. What does Linus Torvalds, Linux’ benevolent dictator, think about all this?

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Microsoft Contributes Linux Drivers to Linux Community

In a break from the ordinary, Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community. The code, which includes three Linux device drivers, has been submitted to the Linux kernel community for inclusion in the Linux tree.