Announcements

Linux Foundation Announces Training Program to Meet Increasing Demand for Linux Talent

Linux Foundation Announces Training Program to Meet Increasing Demand for Linux Talent

Program kicks at Annual Collaboration Summit, provides advanced courses taught by leading community developers

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2, 2009 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the Linux Foundation Training Program, which will kick off with courses taught at the Linux Foundation’s Annual Collaboration Summit April 8 - 10, 2009 in San Francisco.

MIPS Technologies Joins the Linux Foundation

MIPS Technologies Joins the Linux Foundation

Leader in semiconductor IP committed to growth and promotion of open source technologies

SAN FRANCISCO, February 23, 2009 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that MIPS Technologies (NasdaqGS: MIPS) has become a member of the Foundation. MIPS Technologies is a leading provider of industry-standard architectures, processors and analog IP for digital consumer, home networking, wireless, communications and business applications.

Linux Foundation Opens Registration for Annual Collaboration Summit, Posts Call for Participation for LinuxCon 2009

Linux Foundation Opens Registration for Annual Collaboration Summit, Posts Call for Participation for LinuxCon 2009

Community members prepare for the year’s most anticipated Linux-focused events

Linux Foundation Announces Formal Kick Off for “We’re Linux” Video Contest

Linux Foundation Announces Formal Kick Off for “We’re Linux” Video Contest

User-generated video campaign taps grassroots community talent to elevate strengths of Linux

SAN FRANCISCO, January 26, 2009 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the formal launch of its “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. The contest is open to everyone.

Linux Foundation Appoints Ted Ts’o to Position of Chief Technology Officer

Linux Foundation Appoints Ted Ts’o to Position of Chief Technology Office

Linux Kernel Developer Ted Ts’o to lead Linux Standard Base and ISV relationships, among other initiatives

SAN FRANCISCO, December 18, 2008 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Linux kernel developer Theodore Ts’o has been named to the position of Chief Technology Officer at the Foundation.

Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board Elects New Members

Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board Elects New Members

Peer-elected board brings community perspective to The Linux Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO, December 9, 2008 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the results of its 2008 Technical Advisory Board (TAB) election, which drew record numbers of candidates and voters.

Linux Foundation Workgroup Tackles Federal Mandate for Next-Generation Internet Protocol

Linux Foundation Workgroup Tackles Federal Mandate for Next-Generation Internet Protocol

Collaborative effort helps Linux “distros” obtain IPv6 certification

SAN FRANCISCO – November 24, 2008 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that its IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6) Workgroup has enabled the major Linux “distros” to meet the U.S. Federal Government’s Department of Defense (DOD) mandate and certification requirements for this next generation Internet protocol.

Linux Foundation Publishes Study Estimating the Value of Linux

Linux Foundation Publishes Study Estimating the Value of Linux

New report finds the value of developing a Linux distribution to be worth $10.8 billion

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.

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