A professional journalist with decades of experience, Sam for nine years used DOS and then Windows, which led him to start experimenting with GNU/Linux in 1998. Since then he has written widely about the use of both free and open source software, and the people behind the code. His personal blog is titled Irregular Expression.
Boston-based company Acquia has secured a contract to supply a Drupal-based solution to the City of Los Angeles.
The Linux Foundation has announced a new certification programme both for those at the start of their careers and systems administrators.
A Canadian technology company has started shipping notebooks and laptops loaded with Linux due to demand from the younger generation, the owner of the company says.