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Three Open Source Hardware Projects' Challenges and Successes

While open source practices have come to dominate the software industry, they're still fairly new to hardware. Many open source hardware projects are now seeing some early success but there are still many challenges ahead, as the keynote speakers at LinuxCon and CloudOpen on Friday demonstrated.

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Video: Which Super Hero Would the Linux Community Be?

A Reddit thread posted earlier this week posed the question, “What if Linux distros were super hero

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LinuxCon and CloudOpen 2014 Keynote Videos Available

Video recordings of the LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America keynotes are now available on the Linux Foundation YouTube channel, and are embedded below, here. 

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Local Motors: Cars Should be Open Source Hardware

Though Local Motors was the first car company to produce an open source vehicle, Founder Jay Rogers says it is not an open source car company. It's a hardware company.

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Video: Everybody Do the Zombie Shuffle and More Linux Trivia

What is a zombie shuffling desk? What does the d in systemd stand for? Test your knowledge of these Linux trivia questions and watch your fellow Linux community members, including kernel developer and Linux Foundation Fellow Greg Kroah-Hartman, attempt to answer in our annual LinuxCon and CloudOpen Live Linux Trivia video.

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LinuxCon and CloudOpen This Week in Chicago

The Linux Foundation's largest event of the year takes place this week in Chicago, starting with the co-located Linux Security Summit, Linu

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IBM's Doug Balog: Infrastructure Matters More Than Ever

IT infrastructure has long been an enterprise commodity – relatively cheap and abundant. But hardware is no less important in solving today's IT challenges, from big data and the cloud, to mobile, social and security, says Doug Balog, the general manager for IBM Power Systems.

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Red Hat Ceph Enterprise Brings Software Defined Storage to Big Data

Red Hat last month released the latest version of Inktank Ceph Enterprise, their object and block storage product based on the upstream open source Ceph project.

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