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Individuals: Join Linux Foundation Before Halloween and Receive 1/2 Off LinuxCon Barcelona

Individual membership is one of the most important programs we host at The Linux Foundation. It gives anyone the opportunity to support Linux and its creator Linus Torvalds, among other important activities. It also comes with a variety of perks like a personalized Linux.com email address (you@linux.com) and employee purchase pricing from Dell, HP and Lenovo.

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Korea Linux Forum Hosts Kernel Collaboration Gangnam Style

This week The Linux Foundation is hosting its first-ever event in South Korea, the Korea Linux Forum in the Gangnam District.

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We Invite You to Share the World's Most Inspiring Linux Stories

Linux inspires. It is enabling nearly every technology innovation of the 21st century and is supporting the growth of numerous industries from mobile to the cloud.  And, its reach goes far beyond these markets to also enable scientific discovery, smart cities, new companies and young students.

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Why You Should Attend LinuxCon Europe: My Top Five Sessions

Earlier this week we published the full schedule for LinuxCon Europe and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. In many ways, I think the technical content for LinuxCon Europe may be the best collection of speakers we've ever had. I wonder if the location in Barcelona has anything to do with that....

Here are my top five favorite sessions:

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Quotes from the Kernel Panel at LinuxCon in San Diego

A highlight of yesterday's excellent LinuxCon and CloudOpen conference was definitely the kernel panel featuring Sarah Sharp, Ted Ts'o, Greg K-H, Linus Torvalds and moderator James Bottomley. Some quotes:

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What Users Want for the Cloud

Today is opening day of LinuxCon and the first-ever CloudOpen. It represents the culmination of months of preparation and collaboration with speakers, sponsors and members of the community. And, it represents possibly the largest assembly of open source developers, sysadmins, cloud architects and business executives working on open technologies that we've ever had in one place at one time. 

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What I'm Looking Forward to at LinuxCon Next Week

We have been preparing for next week for months. From picking the venue to coordinating mini-summits to shifting through the hundreds of talks submitted via the CFP, our events team and I have been focused on August 29-31 and now it's finally here. We are very close to selling out so if you plan on joining us please register today. 

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Fujitsu's Yoshiya Eto Becomes Vice Chair of Linux Foundation Board

We are pleased to announce that Yoshiya Eto of Fujitsu is the new Vice Chair of The Linux Foundation board. He joins officers Doug Fisher (Intel), Chairman, Alan Clark (SUSE), Secretary of the Board, and Frank Fanzilli, Treasurer. All Linux Foundation Board of Directors can be seen here: http://www.linuxfoundation.org/about/board-members

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My Top Five Sessions at the CloudOpen Conference

CloudOpen will make its debut in a little over a month in beautiful San Diego alongside LinuxCon. While it will still be the best deal in technology conferences, the registration price goes up on Sunday. (Why do I think it's a good deal? Two amazing conferences for the price of one, three amazing free as in beer parties, skateboarding lessons, hacker lounges and so on).

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Why We’re Fighting for an Open Cloud

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