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3 Embedded Linux Projects Built With the Yocto Project

In August Intel launched the Yocto Project Innovation Challenge to help showcase developers who are building – or simply imagining -- Yocto-based embedded Linux applications and devices.

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Congratulations to Nobel Prize Winners, and a Nod to Mass Collaboration

The Nobel Prize for physics was announced today, which went to François Englert and Peter Higgs for the Higgs boson discovery of the subatomic particle that helps define the fabric of the universe, known to many as “the God particle.” This was a highly-anticipated announcement by the science and technology community and is one to be celebrated.

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"The Code Warrior" Confirmed to Discuss NSA and PRISM at LinuxCon Europe

Dubbed "The Code Warrior" by Vanity Fair, Mikko Hypponen has been involved in addressing some of the most high-profile computer viruses in history.

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What's Next for SUSE Cloud and OpenStack

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Two Weeks to Complete New Goose Chase Missions, Win $500

We've added 10 new missions to the Great LinuxCon Wild Goose Chase. Here's your chance to boost your score and vie for the top three spots as we head into the final few weeks before LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe.

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Training Scholarship Winner Andrew Dahl is an Aspiring Kernel Guru

Linux Foundation Training scholarship winner Andrew Dahl is relatively new to the Linux community but he’s already jumped in to help on the XFS file system, fixing bugs and reviewing a small number of patches.  As a file system engineer at SGI, he works on NFS, XFS and SGI’s CXFS (Clustered XFS.) But in his spare time he likes to dabble in Qt application development and fix kernel bugs he finds on his current hardware.

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Why Do You Use Linux?

In anticipation of reaching 100,000 followers on Twitter (and I'm happy to report we did last week!), the Linux Foundation asked our fellow Linux users, "Why do you use Linux?" Here are some of the great responses we received.

Why do you use Linux? Tag w/ #linuxcon to win a LinuxCon harmonica! Help us cross the 100K follower threshold on Twitter!

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How Open Source Software Has Changed Samsung

In recent years, Samsung has moved from being a mere consumer of open source software to actively participating in its development as a top-10 contributor to the Linux kernel. The company is still refining its open source approach and processes, however, as demonstrated by a recent GPL compliance issue with its (formerly) proprietary exFAT driver for Linux.

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11 Keynote Videos from LinuxCon and CloudOpen New Orleans

 Catch up on any of the keynote panels you missed or re-live the great moments of LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America this year with these 11 videos.

1. The Linux kernel developers panel with Tejun Heo, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Sarah Sharp and Linus Torvalds. The session is moderated by Ric Wheeler.

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What 30 Years of GNU Means to You

Thirty years ago today Richard Stallman announced his plans to build GNU in a post to the net.unix-wizards mailing list. What followed was the birth of the free software movement, the founding of the Free Software Foundation and the GNU public license (GPL) -- now used by the Linux operating system. His words continue to inspire software developers to this day:

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