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The Linux Foundation’s FOSSBazaar Nearly Doubles its Membership

The Linux Foundation’s FOSSBazaar Nearly Doubles its Membership

Leading Linux consortia announces new members to participate in open source software governance initiative

SAN FRANCISCO, October 14, 2008 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and open source software, today announced that its Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) governance workgroup, called FOSSBazaar, has nearly doubled its membership since launching in January.

Untangle Joins The Linux Foundation

Untangle Joins The Linux Foundation

Open source network gateway company Untangle increases community involvement with Foundation membership; academic affiliates also join the organization

SAN FRANCISCO – October 7, 2008 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Untangle is the newest member of the Foundation.

Linux Foundation Launches New Linux Event – LinuxCon – and Announces 2009 Event Lineup

Linux Foundation Launches New Linux Event – LinuxCon – and Announces 2009 Event Lineup

New annual technical conference will enable collaboration and education on Linux in North America

CME Group Joins The Linux Foundation

CME Group Joins The Linux Foundation

World’s largest derivatives exchange uses Linux to help manage trades in interest rates, equity indexes, currencies, and commodities

SAN FRANCISCO, September 23, 2008 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that CME Group, the world’s largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, has become a member of the Foundation.

Black Duck Joins The Linux Foundation

Black Duck Joins The Linux Foundation

BlackDuck joins Linux consortium to collaborate with industry’s leading open source legal experts

SAN FRANCISCO – September 10, 2008 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Black Duck Software has joined as a Foundation member. Black Duck provides solutions for software development teams and legal counsel to manage the hybrid software development process, which involves the assembly of internal software, open source software and other third-party code.

The Linux Foundation Announces End User Collaboration Summit

The Linux Foundation Announces End User Collaboration Summit

New Event will drive collaboration between Linux developers
and end users

SAN FRANCISCO – August 27, 2008 — The Linux Foundation, the non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the first Linux Foundation End User Collaboration Summit. The summit is a unique opportunity for end users to learn and interact with leaders from within the Linux community, including the highest level maintainers and developers.

Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker Featured in Open Voices Podcast Series

Baker shares her views on mass collaboration, navigating the open source community and AOL, Google and Microsoft

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Canonical Joins The Linux Foundation

Commercial sponsor of Ubuntu ® looks to support cross-industry collaboration and promotion to fuel Linux growth

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – August 18, 2008 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Canonical has become a member of the Foundation.

Linux Foundation Publishes Guide to Participating in the Linux Kernel Community

Linux Foundation Publishes Guide to Participating in the Linux Kernel Community

New online book will make Linux participation easier for new developers worldwide

VMware Joins The Linux Foundation

VMware joins leading Linux consortium to address increasing adoption of virtualization and cloud computing with Linux

SAN FRANCISCO – August 6, 2008 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that VMware has become a member of the Foundation. The company joins existing Linux Foundation members and technology leaders such as Adobe, AMD, Dell, Fujitsu, Google, Hitachi, HP, IBM, Intel, Motorola, NEC, Novell, Oracle and Red Hat, among others.

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