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Linux Kernel Developer Panel Preview: Introductions and Projects

Unless you closely follow the Linux kernel mailing list, it can be difficult to keep up with all of the latest kernel features and changes, especially as the pace and scale of development continues to rise.

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Linux Video of the Week: Preview of Web Browser Gaming via Unreal Engine 4 in Firefox

While Valve has been busy proving that Linux and open source are the future of gaming with the Steam operating system and gaming consoles, Mozilla and Epic Games have been making their own strides in the open source gaming revolution on the Web.

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Linux Video of the Week: Yocto Project Saves Embedded Linux Devs from Frankenstein OS

The Internet of Things market will grow in the next few years to reach more than $7 trillion, according to IDC, or up to $17 trillion if you believe Cisco CEO John Chambers.

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IBM's Mike Day: KVM More Visible Through Collaboration

About a year ago IBM doubled down on its commitment to the open source cloud, announcing that all of its cloud offerings would be built on OpenStack and renewing its investments in KVM, the Linux-based kernel virtual machine. Since then, both projects have undergone major changes, including the move last fall of KVM and the Open Virtualization Alliance (OVA) to become a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

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SUSE Labs Director Talks Live Kernel Patching with kGraft

SUSE Labs last month announced details of its kGraft research project to enable live patching of the Linux kernel. The solution has its benefits, including reduced need for downtime and easier downtime scheduling. It also has some drawbacks, outlined below by Vojtech Pavlik, Director of SUSE Labs.

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Linux Video of the Week: Hands-On with the $25 Firefox Phone

All of the major mobile Linux OS players, from Tizen and Firefox to Sailfish and Ubuntu, had exciting announcements at Mobile World Congress this week (see our coverage of Samsung's Tizen smartwatches

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Dice: How Linux Hiring Compares with the Rest of Tech

The job prospects for Linux professionals are better than ever according to the latest Dice.com and Linux Foundation Jobs Report released last week. Seventy-seven percent of hiring managers are prioritizing Linux jobs above other openings, and nine in 10 plan to hire Linux pros in the next six months.

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MakerBot's Creative Revolution Runs on Linux

Three dimensional printing has surged in popularity among consumers and manufacturers alike as costs come down and the range of available applications expands. In five years, the global 3D printing market is expected to reach $7.2 billion, up from $2.2 billion in 2013, according to a Transparency Market Research report released last week.

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Linux Video of the Week: kGraft Live Kernel Patching Demo

Late last month SUSE announced it's been working on an open source research project that allows live, runtime patching of the Linux kernel. Currently in the prototype stage, kGraft promises to cut system downtime – a direct benefit to mission-critical computing and scientific research.

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Leaked: Linux’s Look Back Facebook Video

Just for Fun...

After trying to conceal its Facebook posts from the world for nearly a decade, Linux’s Look Back Facebook video leaked today.

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