Announcements

Linux Foundation Announces 2011 Video Contest: Linux Creator Linus Torvalds to Pick Best 20th Anniversary Video

Annual video contest will celebrate 20 years of Linux, “Father of Linux” to choose the best among community favorites

SAN FRANCISCO {The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit} - April 6, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its 2011 Video Contest: the 20th Anniversary of Linux. This is the third year The Linux Foundation has hosted the contest, which is an evolution of the original “We’re Linux” video competition.

The Linux Foundation Announces High Availability Working Group

New demands on high-availability computing are met with collaborative approach to hosting projects, prioritizing features

SAN FRANCISCO {Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit} April 6, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the formation of the High Availability (HA) Working Group.

The Linux Foundation Releases Carrier Grade Linux 5.0 Specification

Increased emphasis on high-end data reliability and security across industries inform latest Carrier Grade Linux requirements

SAN FRANCISCO {The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit}, April 6, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the availability of Carrier Grade Linux Version 5.0 specification (CGL 5.0).

The Linux Foundation Announces Yocto Project Steering Group and Release 1.0

First major release of common embedded Linux tools includes developer interface and build system improvements for developers

The Linux Foundation Announces 2011 Linux.com Gurus

Annual recognition of most active Linux.com community members helps to surface unique Linux talent to potential employers

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the Top Five 2011 Linux.com Linux Gurus, including the Ultimate Linux Guru who is the Linux.com member who accumulated the most contribution and participation points over the last year.

The Linux Foundation Announces MeeGo TV Working Group

MeeGo Smart TV Working Group begins its work to bring open framework and innovation to television ecosystem

LONDON {IPTV World Forum}, March 22, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the formation of the MeeGo™ Smart TV Working Group.

PingWin Software Joins Linux Foundation

Russian-based systems integrator to work on open compliance program, among other Linux and open source initiatives

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that PingWin Software is its newest member.

PingWin Software is a leading systems integrator in Russia and is focused on Linux and open source software integration. PingWin Software is the first Russian company to join The Linux Foundation.

Panasonic Joins Linux Foundation

Global consumer electronics leader joins at Gold level to help inform the direction of embedded Linux and open compliance initiatives

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Panasonic is joining the organization as a Gold member.

The Linux Foundation Announces Keynotes and Program for Annual Collaboration Summit

Summit brings together leadership from throughout the Linux community, offers keynote highlights from Google, Qualcomm Innovation Center, Yahoo! and more, and kicks off 20th Anniversary of Linux celebrations

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced exclusive keynotes and the full program for its Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. The Summit takes place April 6-8, 2011 at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco.

Yocto Project Aligns Technology with OpenEmbedded and Gains Corporate Collaborators

Project gains momentum as the OpenEmbedded Community and an increasing number of companies collaborate to build Linux for variety of chip architectures

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2011 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that the Yocto Project will align with the OpenEmbedded community to advance embedded Linux. The Linux Foundation today is also announcing a variety of new companies that are participating in these embedded Linux efforts.

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