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Does CPTN Spell the End for Open Source Software?

As part of the sale of Novell to Attachmate, Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and EMC have done the unlikely: They've joined together under the CPTN banner to acquire more than 800 patents. Is the OSI right to be concerned that this could be the beginning of the end?
Tags: Microsoft, open source software, Unix, OSI, Attachmate

Invoking Bash and Start-Up Files for Your Open Source Software Needs

Tip of the Trade: There are three major ways of invoking bash, all of which behave differently when reading in settings files. The one to pick depends on the scope and implementation of the settings being changed.
Tags: open source, Linux, open source software, bash, OSI