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The People Who Support Linux: It's a Family Affair

This is an ongoing Linux.com series that profiles The Linux Foundation's individual members and begins to collectively illustrate a very important part of the Linux community. Individual members help support the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and other important activities that advance Linux, while getting a variety of other fun and valuable benefits. It is this collective support from thousands of individual members that enables The Linux Foundation to provide important services for industry and community.

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Qualcomm's Take on Open Mobile Platforms

This week at LinuxCon, the Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) joined The Linux Foundation at the platinum level. This represents Qualcomm's strong commitment to Linux and to collaborative development. QuIC President Rob Chandhok, who keynoted at LinuxCon, also shared with us his ideas around mobile platforms and openness....

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Announcing the LinuxCon Just for Fun Poll Winners!

Today we're announcing the results of our LinuxCon 2010 Just for Fun Poll. A couple of weeks ago we asked you, the Linux.com community, to vote for your picks in a variety of categories that complemented the focus of LinuxCon: development, IT operations and business. And, we threw some in "just for fun," too.

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A Guest Post from IBM's Jean Staten Healy

It is hard to overestimate the importance of the mobile communications market today and the role that Linux is playing. Today, we welcome a guest post from IBM's Jean Staten Healy who gives us IBM's take on this rapidly growing area for the operating system.

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It's That Time Again! LinuxCon Awaits.

LinuxCon pass, check. Plane ticket, check. Hotel reservation, check. Penguin suit, don’t’ count on it…

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LinuxCon Preview: Novell on Linux Workloads, Appliances and Supporting ISVs

As Novell's Markus Rex prepares to deliver his keynote at LinuxCon next week, he took a few minutes to share with us Novell's latest work on its Linux and open source efforts as well as his predictions for 2010 milestones. Rex is Senior VP and General Manager of Open Platform Solutions at Novell. 

See Rex speak next week at LinuxCon specifically about "tomorrow's Linux workloads" - - Wednesday, August 11, at 9 a.m. ET.

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Linux Poll: Six Questions to Reveal Biggest Success and Failures

As the conference focused on all matters Linux, LinuxCon brings attention to the most cutting-edge Linux advancements taking place today and the work being done to take them into the future. LinuxCon is the pinnacle for understanding what is happening with Linux at the developer, IT management and business levels of every enterprise.

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LinuxCon Preview: Is FOSS Becoming More About What Execs Need Than What Developers Want?

Our latest in the LinuxCon Preview series takes a look at what Forrester Analyst Jeffrey Hammond will be sharing during his keynote at the event in three short weeks. One of the primary trends he will talk about is the level of awareness about Linux and open source at the executive level and how that is impacting who is making the software acquisition decisions going forward...

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New Arrivals in the Linux.com Store

We are announcing some new arrivals today in the Linux.com Store– hats, hats and more hats! To be more specific, we’ve added four new baseball caps, each with a different choice of a Linux-related graphic. My favorite is the “Green Fresh Kernels.”

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LinuxCon Preview: Stormy Peters on Desktops, Data and Clouds

As part of our LinuxCon Preview series, I recently had the opportunity to ask a few questions of our keynote speaker Stormy Peters. Stormy today is executive director for The GNOME Foundation. Her LinuxCon keynote, titled "Your Desktop is Free, But Where is Your Data," takes place on Thursday, August 12, at 9 a.m. ET.

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