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Linux Foundation Opens Linux.com Store, Launches Community Design Contest

Linux Foundation Opens Linux.com Store, Launches Community Design Contest

New online store features exclusive merchandise that represents unique Linux culture and will include items designed by community

SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2010 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today launched a new merchandise store on Linux.com where people can purchase a new line of exclusive and original T-shirts, hats, mugs and other items that reflect “geek culture.”

Linux Foundation to Host MeeGo Project

Linux Foundation to Host MeeGo Project

New open source software platform backed by Intel and Nokia will power the next generation of computing devices

SAN FRANCISCO, February 15, 2010 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced it will host the MeeGo project, the open source software platform for the next generation of computing devices. MeeGo combines Intel’s Moblin™ and Nokia’s Maemo projects into one Linux-based platform.

Linux Foundation Announces 2010 “We’re Linux” Video Contest: The Linux Super Bowl Ad

Linux Foundation Announces 2010 “We’re Linux” Video Contest: The Linux Super Bowl Ad

“We’re Linux” returns for the second year in a row, aims to surface creative user-generated ads for the popular operating system

SAN FRANCISCO, February 5, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the 2010 “We’re Linux” video contest. The contest seeks to find the best user-generated videos that demonstrate what Linux means to those who use it and inspire others to try it.

Linux Foundation Announces Call for Papers, Registration for North America’s Premiere Linux Conference, LinuxCon

Linux Foundation Announces Call for Participation, Registration for North America’s Premiere Linux Conference, LinuxCon

SAN FRANCISCO, February 3, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its Call for Participation (CFP) for LinuxCon, which takes place August 10-12, 2010 in Boston, Mass. Registration for the event also opens today: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon/register/.

Linux Foundation Launches Free Training Webinar Series to Meet Growing Demand for Linux Professionals

Linux Foundation Launches Free Training Webinar Series to Meet Growing Demand for Linux Professionals

Also expands its Linux training program to offer new classes in new geographies for developers and sys admins

Linux Foundation Announces 2010 Event Schedule, Posts Call for Participation for Annual Collaboration Summit

Linux Foundation Announces 2010 Event Schedule, Posts Call for Participation for Annual Collaboration Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, January 19, 2010 – The Linux Foundation® (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that it has finalized its event schedule for 2010, which includes its Collaboration Summit, End User Summit, LinuxCon, Japan Linux Symposium and Linux Kernel Summit.

Linux.com Launches New Jobs Board

Linux.com Launches New Jobs Board

Employers and job seekers gain a targeted resource for fastest growing area of IT industry

SAN FRANCISCO, January 14, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its new Linux Jobs Board is now available on the popular online community destination for all matters Linux, Linux.com: http://jobs.linux.com/.

Linux Foundation Announces “Get One, Give One” Holiday Membership Program

Linux Foundation Announces “Get One, Give One” Holiday Membership Program

For every new individual member who joins the Linux Foundation this month, a student will receive a one-year free membership

SAN FRANCISCO, December 9, 2009 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that for every new individual member who joins the organization between today and January 31, 2010, the Linux Foundation will give a free membership to a student for one year.

New Members Elected to Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board

New Members Elected to Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board

Peer-elected board brings community perspective to advancement of Linux

SAN FRANCISCO, November 11, 2009 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the results of its 2009 Technical Advisory Board (TAB) election, which was held at the Japan Linux Symposium in Tokyo.

The Linux Foundation Announces New, Exclusive Perks for Individual Members

The Linux Foundation Announces New, Exclusive Perks for Individual Members

Members support the organization that promotes and protects Linux while getting new employee purchase pricing from major PC makers

SAN FRANCISCO, October 13, 2009 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced new, exclusive benefits for individual members, including employee purchase pricing from Dell, HP and Lenovo, and the opportunity to secure a Linux.com email address for life.

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