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Bruce Byfield

Bruce Byfield (born May 13, 1958) is a Canadian journalist who specializes in writing about free and open source software. He has been a contributing editor at Linux.com, and his articles have appeared on the Datamation, LWN, Linux Developer Network, and LinuxPlanet sites.

Touring the KDE 4 Beta

Few major pieces of free software are more eagerly awaited than KDE 4. With changes to everything from the core libraries and window manager to...

Desktop Faceoff: Fedora vs. Vista

What's your opinion? Comment on "Fedora vs. Vista" in the Forum Every few months, a pundit asks, "Is Linux ready for the desktop?" The implication, of course,...

Signal and Noise in GPLv3

Since the third version of the GNU General Public License (GPLv3) was released last month, the reactions have been quick and furious. According to some,...

Spock: Web 2.0 Search Engine

Does the Web need another search engine? Jaideep Singh and Jay Bhatti, the co-founders of Spock, are betting that it does -- specifically, one for people...

GPLv2 or GPLv3?: Inside the Debate

The third version of the GNU General Public License (GPL) won't be released until the end of June. Yet, already, it is proving one of...

Fedora Struggles to Come into Its Own

"How is Fedora positioning itself to be useful for Red Hat Enterprise Linux and for the community at large?" For Max Spevack, chair of the...

Review: Fedora 7

Fedora 7 helps to convince me that the time when the major GNU/Linux distributions were distinctive is rapidly passing. These days, innovation seems centered on...

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