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Why Do You Use Linux?

In anticipation of reaching 100,000 followers on Twitter (and I'm happy to report we did last week!), the Linux Foundation asked our fellow Linux users, "Why do you use Linux?" Here are some of the great responses we received.

Why do you use Linux? Tag w/ #linuxcon to win a LinuxCon harmonica! Help us cross the 100K follower threshold on Twitter!

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IBM to Showcase its Open Innovation at LinuxCon 2013

This is a guest blog from IBM VP, Worldwide Marketing, IBM Power Systems. Thank you, Lisa Johnston, for contributing to Linux.com.

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Watch LinuxCon/CloudOpen Keynotes Via Free, Live Video Stream

Linux Foundation T-shirt? Check. My customized schedule of keynotes, sessions, workshops and evening events? Check. Stuffed penguin? Check. (Don't ask).

It must be time for LinuxCon and CloudOpen! We're really excited to see everyone there - from Linux developers and SysAdmins to IT managers to business executives, as well as our sponsors and members.

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Watch the Movie Trailer for LinuxCon/CloudOpen and Win VIP Gift

What's been your summer blockbuster favorite? Wolverine? Lone Ranger? Pacific Rim?

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Candy Chang's Lessons on Community and Collaboration Through Collective Art

The word 'community' has many definitions, especially in the world of open source software and Linux. Urban planner, artist and TED fellow Candy Chang has her own understanding of community, cultivated through collective art projects in her hometown of New Orleans.  Her "Before I Die" project, for example, transformed an abandoned house in her neighborhood into an interactive wall for people to share their hopes and dreams -- a project The Atlantic called “one of the most creative community projects ever.” 

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Happy SysAdmin Day! Forty Percent Off LinuxCon/CloudOpen for 24 Hours

It's the last Friday of July and that means it's SysAdmin Day. The Linux Foundation is so pleased to call some of the world's best SysAdmins its employees and colleagues and we want to thank them as well as the millions of men and women who put up with the rest of us throughout the year.

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Wild Goose Chase: Chasing Your Way to LinuxCon Could Win You $500

 

In the Linux and open source software communities, there is something that is worth just as much as the paycheck developers and SysAdmins take home: it's the reputation they earn among their peers for the quality of their code and their work.

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How to Learn Linux and Share What You Learn: 100 Linux Video Tutorials

 

One of the best things about Linux is that people share what they learn. It's a virtuous cycle of knowledge.

The Linux Foundation works to provide services, resources and forums in which sharing that knowledge and collaborating to advance technologies can hopefully be more easily achieved.

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The People Who Support Linux: You

If you talk to the Fortune 500 companies, they will tell you Linux is running everything. The operating system has become so dominant over the last decade that it's become the fabric of computing across geographies, markets and industries.

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Linux Scholarships Aim to Increase Access to In-Depth Linux Education: Apply Now

 

Ninety-three percent of employers plan to hire a Linux pro in the next six months. Ninety percent of hiring managers say it's difficult to find experienced Linux professionals. When they do find them, they're offering higher salaries and more perks.

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