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10 Linux Dream Jobs - What's Yours?

What’s your Linux dream job? The Linux Foundation recently asked our Twitter followers to share their ideal Linux careers. Many responded that they’re already living the dream, working as sysadmins and developers (or by simply getting to use Linux in their everyday tasks.) While others imagine fulfilling careers not yet within their grasp. Here are 10 of our favorite responses, along with a few resources for learning more about each dream Linux career path.

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Video: 84-Year-Old Volunteer Rebuilds, Sends Linux Laptops to Africa

Retired pastor James Anderson, age 84, has never worked in IT or had any formal computer training, but over the past two years he has rebuilt more than a hundred IBM ThinkPad laptops and sent them to schools and nonprofits in Africa – all running Linux.

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How - and Why - to Speak at Linux Foundation Events

 

The open source community lives and grows through collaboration. That collaboration is driven online but we’ve witnessed firsthand how much can be done and quickened by face-to-face meetings.

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A Request for Help from a Linux Community Member in Nepal

At the Linux Foundation we focus many of our programs on personalizing and connecting the talented network of Linux developers and users in all corners of the globe. Everyday we are witness to the Linux community innovating irrespective of geographic boundary; that is why this week we were moved by an email we received from one of our community asking for help.

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The Companies That Support Linux: Fox Technologies

Linux has long been regarded as a stable and secure platform for enterprise applications. And the recent explosion of container technology presents yet another way for developers to build securely on top of Linux, says Mark Lambiase, CTO of Fox Technologies, Inc.

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Mesos + DCOS: Mesosphere's Vision for the Open Cloud

Editor's Note: This article is paid for by Mesosphere as a Platinum-level sponsor of MesosCon, to be held Aug. 20-21, 2015, and was written by Linux.com.

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Tips for Pro Git Users From 8 Open Source Project Leaders

In honor of the 10-year anniversary of the Git revision control system this month, we talked to project leaders from eight open source projects as well as the tool's creator, Linus Torvalds. These hard-core Git users told us how and why they use the tool for open source software development, along with their favorite tips for using it like a pro. Below are their answers, combined into a handy list of hacks.

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Will Cloud Foundry be the Linux of the Cloud?

I have known Sam Ramji since his days spreading open source religion at Microsoft. At that time, Linux and Microsoft were clearly on opposite ends of the spectrum, but Sam had the courage to step into the lion’s den and keynote the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. His bravery, honesty and intelligence impressed me very much, so I was incredibly pleased to have him join the Linux Foundation Federation of Collaborative Projects as CEO of the Cloud Foundry Foundation.

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7 Pro Tips For Using Git from Fedora Developers

Back in 2010 a team of Fedora developers, lead by Jesse Keating, Toshio Kuratomi, and Clint Savage, converted the project from CVS to the Git revision control system.

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Linux 4.0 Release Boasts Unusual Numerology and Live Kernel Patching

Linus Torvalds this week released the Linux 4.0 kernel -- a relatively small release that still holds some interesting new features.

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