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LinuxCon Preview: Details on the Watson Exhibit

After strutting its stuff on Jeopardy! earlier this year, IBM's Watson will be included at LinuxCon in a special exhibit August 17-19, 2011. We got some time with the IBM Power Systems Product Marketing Manager Ian Jarman to better understand what we can expect and what Watson and its IBM team have been working on since their very public victory earlier this year...

 

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Could You Do Linus Torvalds' Job? Find Out.

Most of you know that Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux. But how many of us know what text editor he uses? Or, what he does when he gets an ugly patch submission?

 

Most of you know that Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux. But how many of us know what text editor he uses? Or, what he does when he gets an ugly patch submission?

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Sweden-based Designer Wins 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt Contest with Flying Penguin Design

Today we are very excited reveal that Kim Blanche is the winner of the 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt design contest with her simple, thoughtful "Flying Penguin" design.

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Friday Funnies: iClouded

This week's Friday Funnies gives us a glimpse into the split personality of some Mac users...

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Will Linus Like Your Video?

The Linux Foundation Video Contest this year is different. For the first time, we're running it mid-year and more importantly, it is one of the ways we're celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Linux. Here are five more reasons to submit a video this year! Deadline is July 2, 2011.

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Friday Funnies: IE9 Reality Check

Another Friday Funnies brought to you by the Linux.com editorial staff....

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Panel of Community Members to Choose Best 20th Anniversary T-shirt Design

A number of you have reported issues with the T-shirt Design Contest poll. We have reviewed these reports in depth and want to thank you, the community, for bringing them to our attention.

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LinuxCon Preview: Marten Mickos on Why Linux Dominates in Cloud

As we prepared to announce our LinuxCon schedule this week, I talked to one of our keynote speakers, Eucalyptus Systems CEO Marten Mickos....

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Linus Torvalds in Pictures

Celebrating 20 years of Linux with a look back at the creator, Linus Torvalds, in pictures...

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The People Who Support Linux: Windows Turned Linux Admin

Alexander Swen is a true Linux evangelist. Since 1996, when he started using Linux-Mandrake on his home computers, he’s been happily converting friends and family to the OS—even getting his parents on board. “I think everyone should use Linux,” he says. “And I want to help promote it any way I can.”

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