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OSCON 2013: Find a Nonprofit Home for Your Open Source Project

Whether your open source project is just getting started or has been around for years, it may be time to consider the benefits of migrating to a non-profit organization.

Several excellent nonprofits exist solely to support open source projects, offering a range of services including everything from basic fiscal sponsorship to business and legal resources, infrastructure and tech support, quality control and project management, community building and more. 

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Happy SysAdmin Day! Forty Percent Off LinuxCon/CloudOpen for 24 Hours

It's the last Friday of July and that means it's SysAdmin Day. The Linux Foundation is so pleased to call some of the world's best SysAdmins its employees and colleagues and we want to thank them as well as the millions of men and women who put up with the rest of us throughout the year.

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Bloomberg TV: Most of Modern Society Running Linux

Last week I had the pleasure to appear on Bloomberg West in an interview with Cory Johnson. It’s refreshing to see mainstream broadcast media embrace and understand the Linux story so well. Cory knew what he was talking about.

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Wild Goose Chase: Chasing Your Way to LinuxCon Could Win You $500

 

In the Linux and open source software communities, there is something that is worth just as much as the paycheck developers and SysAdmins take home: it's the reputation they earn among their peers for the quality of their code and their work.

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Linux Fuels Automotive Innovation: Call for Automotive Linux Summit Speakers

After General Motors introduced the first-of-its-kind Cadillac User Experience (CUE) technology, now standard in the XTS and SRX, Toyota debuted a Linux-based, in-vehicle infotainment system in the new 2014 Lexus IS. This marks only the beginning of a major shift unfolding within the automotive industry, moving from a closed ecosystem with proprietary technology to an open innovation and collaboration environment.

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LinuxCon Program Announced: Join the Most Technical Mardi Gras Parade In History

I’m pleased to announce the schedules for LinuxCon and CloudOpen happening this September in New Orleans. We had more submissions than ever and narrowing them down was probably the most difficult process we’ve ever had. And yes we will have a parade from the conference to one of the parties; I bet it will have more C developers marching than any other Mardi Gras parade in history.

The full schedule can be found here.

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All About the Linux Kernel: Bcache

The 3.10 Linux kernel release late last month brought a raft of new features worth celebrating for Linux developers and sysadmins alike. This release was especially satisfying, though, to kernel developer Kent Overstreet who saw years of hard work pay off with the inclusion of the Bcache patch set in 3.10.

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How to Learn Linux and Share What You Learn: 100 Linux Video Tutorials

 

One of the best things about Linux is that people share what they learn. It's a virtuous cycle of knowledge.

The Linux Foundation works to provide services, resources and forums in which sharing that knowledge and collaborating to advance technologies can hopefully be more easily achieved.

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Adobe CFF Engine Release Improves Linux, Android Mobile Text Experience

Linux and Android users may have recently noticed that the text on their mobile screens is a bit easier to read. That's because devices that render fonts using the FreeType open source library now have access to Adobe's CFF Engine. In June, Adobe joined with Google and FreeType to add its CFF font rasterizer technology, previously availalble only to Windows and Mac users, to the FreeType Project.

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Collaborative Projects: Transforming the Way Software is Built

I got involved with Linux and open source in the mid-90s. I had a routine: I would check out LKML, go to bed  and wake up in the morning and find thousands of messages from developers around the world innovating and iterating at an unprecedented rate of change. Nothing had or has since compared with that rate of innovation: I was hooked on open source collaboration, and I’ve never looked back.

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