Announcements

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.

Linux Kernel Developers Issue Statement re: Open Drivers

The Linux kernel development community has joined together to release a strong statement about the need for open source device drivers.

While the vast majority of devices now have open source drivers, there are a few holdouts. The kernel community wants to send a clear signal to these vendors as well as prevent any future vendors from following the closed source path and preventing their uses from getting all the benefits of Linux’s open development model.

Linux Foundation Reports Highlights from Annual Collaboration Summit

Linux Foundation Reports Highlights from Annual Collaboration Summit

More than 300 Linux and open source leaders advance the operating system at Summit

The Linux Foundation’s Annual Collaboration Summit Kicks Off

The Linux Foundation’s Annual Collaboration Summit Kicks Off

Linux and open source leaders work together on next steps for the operating system

Austin, Texas – April 8, 2008 — The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today will kick off its annual Collaboration Summit. The brightest minds in the Linux server, desktop and mobile communities, among others, will gather at the UT Super Computing Center in Austin, Texas to determine how to advance the operating system in the year ahead.

Linux Foundation Publishes Study on Linux Development Statistics: Who Writes Linux and Who Supports It

Linux Foundation Publishes Study on Linux Development Statistics: Who Writes Linux and Who Supports It

A close look at Linux kernel development process reveals the number of Linux kernel developers has tripled over the last three years

SAN FRANCISCO – April 1, 2008 — The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced it is publishing a new report written by kernel developers Jonathan Corbet and Greg Kroah-Hartman, and LF Director of Marketing Amanda McPherson.

Adobe Joins Linux Foundation with Focus on Linux for Web 2.0 Applications

Adobe Joins Linux Foundation with Focus on Linux for Web 2.0 Applications

SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2008 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Adobe Systems Incorporated is joining the Foundation. Adobe is joining the LF to collaborate on the advancement of Linux as a leading platform for rich Internet applications (RIA) and Web 2.0 technologies.

The Linux Foundation Hosts Legal Spring Summit

The Linux Foundation Hosts Spring Legal Summit

Industry’s top open source legal experts share experiences at exclusive Linux Foundation Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2007 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the details for its second Legal Summit, which will be held at the Motorola Customer Briefing Center in Schaumburg, Ill on April 23, 2008.

To register, please visit https://www.linuxfoundation.org/events/legal.

The Linux Foundation Reveals Speaker Line-up for 2nd Annual Collaboration Summit

The Linux Foundation Reveals Speaker Line-up for 2nd Annual Collaboration Summit

Kernel developers, leading market research firm and companies such as Dell, HP, IBM, MySQL, and Oracle will debate growth opportunities for the platform

SAN FRANCISCO – March 11, 2008 — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the speakers for its 2nd Annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit.

New Linux Foundation Board Members Elected

New Linux Foundation Board Members Elected

LF Board of Directors represents community, business and individual interests

SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2008 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the results of its annual Board of Directors election. The LF board is comprised of all LF membership classes as well as individual affiliates.

The Linux Foundation Expands Membership with Addition of Texas Instruments

The Linux Foundation Expands Membership with Addition of Texas Instruments

SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2008 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Texas Instruments (TI) is joining the Foundation. With its new membership, TI will help foster the growth of the Linux platform and collaborate with industry leaders who define both technical and operational best practices around open source software.

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