100: Linux Action News
7 April 2019
Chef goes 100% open source, and this recipe has an old twist, plus the real cost of abandoning the VMware lawsuit.
- Chef goes 100% open source — “In the open core model, you’re saying that the value is in this proprietary sliver. The part you pay me for is this sliver of its value. And I think that’s incorrect,” he said. “I think, in fact, the value was always in the totality of the product.”
- Chef’s Different Recipe
- Linux developer abandons VMware lawsuit — For over 10 years, VMware was accused of illegally using Linux code in its VMware ESX bare-metal virtual machine hypervisor. After a German court dismissed the case, the Linux programmer behind the lawsuit has called it a day.
- Court not happy case was initiated for ideological reasons — Since Hellwig’s complaint was evidently motivated by idealistic motives - as the judge himself noted at the trial.
- Conservancy statement
- New way to run Android apps on Linux — It’s now possible to run Android applications in the same graphical environment as regular Wayland Linux applications with full 3D acceleration.
- Sailfish and Mer merging — Mer has served it’s purpose and can retire.
- UBports Foundation finally created — We are very proud and excited to announce that we are about to be granted the status of an official foundation.
- EU launches blockchain association — The International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) grew out of months of forums and roundtables held by the commission to create a strategy around the emerging technology.