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Why Linux Jobs Are Burning Up the Tech Market: Q&A with Dice.com's Alice Hill

The Linux Foundation, in partnership with Dice.com, today released the results of the first-ever Linux Jobs Report. Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin breaks down the significance of those findings in his blog.

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The Best Linux Events of 2012

{lfnews}The Linux Foundation today announced its 2012 Linux events and onsite training schedule. Some highlights include a triple-header in San Diego in August: LinuxCon North America, Linux Plumbers Conference and Linux Kernel Summit. Someone better warn San Diego natives that we're taking over their city this summer.

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13-Year Software Veteran Learns New Tricks with Embedded Linux Course

Derald Woods is a 13-year engineering veteran who today works in software development, designing and supporting electronic vehicle controls for heavy equipment and trucks. Lately, his time is being used to work on an ARM9-based embedded Linux solution that involves NTSC/PAL video CSI input, V4L2 overlay, and graphics provided by an SDL implementation.

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How Can We Help You? LinkedIn Linux Poll.

We are always considering different ways to serve the Linux community. We use a variety of social networks to share information about Linux that we hope is useful. We would like to learn from you how we can be even more useful to our followers on LinkedIn in 2012 and are running an informal poll on the site today and tomorrow to understand what types of information (Linux training, Linux jobs, etc.,) you would like to see from us on that network.

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Linux Job Opportunities: A Snapshot

Jobs today are like good, new television shows: hard to come by. But we're finding that there are some very bright spots in the areas of IT management and software development, especially related to Linux jobs.

Jobs today are like good, new television shows: hard to come by. But we're finding that there are some very bright spots in the areas of IT management and software development, especially related to Linux jobs.

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Best Linux Devices of 2011

Android this year surpassed both iOS and Blackberry as the most popular smartphone OS, further catapulting Linux into the spotlight in the mobile device industry. Just a couple months ago, Amazon announced what analysts say is the first real threat to the iPad, the Amazon Kindle Fire.

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Show Your Linux Smarts and Win 20th Anniversary Memento

It has been an incredible year for Linux. I can't possibly list every amazing milestone but here are a few that we won't soon forget.

 

It has been an incredible year for Linux. I can't possibly list every amazing milestone but here are a few that we won't soon forget:

* Linux kernel 3.0 released

* Android surpassed iOS globally

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LinuxCon Europe Pics Available Now

LinuxCon Europe surpassed all of our expectations. It was an amazing event with an amazing turnout. Here is a special slideshow of some of the best pictures we've assembled...

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Member Spotlight: KeyPoint CTO Explains Bridge Between Text Input and Open Source

The Linux Foundation recently has welcomed a variety of new members. I had the opportunity this week to talk to one of our newest members, KeyPoint Technologies. In this Q&A, the company's CTO Sunil Motaparti explains what is OpenAdaptxt and how Linux and open source software figure into the KeyPoint Technologies' strategy.

 

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LinuxCon Europe Debuts to Standing Room Only Crowd

With flashing cameras and a crowd that flowed into the lobby where attendees could watch the keynotes on large screens, LinuxCon Europe debuted with an appearance by Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hundreds of Linux community members...

With flashing cameras and a crowd that flowed into the lobby where attendees could watch the keynotes on large screens, LinuxCon Europe debuted with an appearance by Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hundreds of Linux community members.

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