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10 Linux Dream Jobs - What's Yours?

What’s your Linux dream job? The Linux Foundation recently asked our Twitter followers to share their ideal Linux careers. Many responded that they’re already living the dream, working as sysadmins and developers (or by simply getting to use Linux in their everyday tasks.) While others imagine fulfilling careers not yet within their grasp. Here are 10 of our favorite responses, along with a few resources for learning more about each dream Linux career path.

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Video: 84-Year-Old Volunteer Rebuilds, Sends Linux Laptops to Africa

Retired pastor James Anderson, age 84, has never worked in IT or had any formal computer training, but over the past two years he has rebuilt more than a hundred IBM ThinkPad laptops and sent them to schools and nonprofits in Africa – all running Linux.

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The Companies That Support Linux: Fox Technologies

Linux has long been regarded as a stable and secure platform for enterprise applications. And the recent explosion of container technology presents yet another way for developers to build securely on top of Linux, says Mark Lambiase, CTO of Fox Technologies, Inc.

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Mesos + DCOS: Mesosphere's Vision for the Open Cloud

Editor's Note: This article is paid for by Mesosphere as a Platinum-level sponsor of MesosCon, to be held Aug. 20-21, 2015, and was written by Linux.com.

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Tips for Pro Git Users From 8 Open Source Project Leaders

In honor of the 10-year anniversary of the Git revision control system this month, we talked to project leaders from eight open source projects as well as the tool's creator, Linus Torvalds. These hard-core Git users told us how and why they use the tool for open source software development, along with their favorite tips for using it like a pro. Below are their answers, combined into a handy list of hacks.

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7 Pro Tips For Using Git from Fedora Developers

Back in 2010 a team of Fedora developers, lead by Jesse Keating, Toshio Kuratomi, and Clint Savage, converted the project from CVS to the Git revision control system.

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Linux 4.0 Release Boasts Unusual Numerology and Live Kernel Patching

Linus Torvalds this week released the Linux 4.0 kernel -- a relatively small release that still holds some interesting new features.

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The Companies That Support Linux: NI

Industries as diverse as finance, aviation, medicine, the military, manufacturing, and telecom are adopting real-time Linux to help control robots, data acquisition systems and other time-sensitive instruments and machines.

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Git Success Stories and Tips from Ceph Creator Sage Weil

Git has changed the way that software is built -- including the Ceph open source distributed storage platform, says Ceph Creator Sage Weil. Ceph has used the Git revision control system for seven years, since it switched from SVN.

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