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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.

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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