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Live Linux Q&A Google Hangout: Open Cloud Infrastructure and Service Portability

Join some of the most prominent leaders in the open source cloud for a Linux Foundation live video chat next Tuesday, May 7 at 10 a.m. PST, via Google Hangouts On Air.

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Linux Enterprise User Stories: IT Research and Game Development

Linux use in the enterprise is increasing as the Linux Foundation verified last month in its Enterprise End User Survey

In fact, more than 80 percent of respondents plan to increase the number of Linux servers in their organizations over the next five years. And 75 percent reported using Linux in the last two years in new applications, services and Greenfield deployments.  

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Announcing Outreach Program for Women Internships for the Linux Kernel: Please Apply

I am pleased to announce The Linux Foundation is funding three Linux kernel internships through the Outreach Program for Women administered by the GNOME Foundation. These internships have a $5,000 stipend and come with a $500 travel grant to attend and speak at LinuxCon this fall. This is a great opportunity to work with a mentor and get started with kernel development, which as many articles report, is a great way to land a high-paying job. 

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IBM Makes Push for Open Source Virtualization with KVM

IBM is not at all new to virtualization, but with its shift last month to an open source cloud architecture, the company has put a fresh effort into boosting market share for KVM, the open source Linux “Kernel-based Virtual Machine” for x86 servers.

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Jim Zemlin at TEDx: What We've Learned from Linus Torvalds


Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin is likely one of a handful of people in the world who has had a front row seat to the largest collaborative development effort in the history of computing, Linux. He understands that speed of innovation and quality of software development is dictated by forward thinkers who are working in collaboration.

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Boosting Linux Power Efficiency with Kernel Scheduler Updates

From data centers to embedded sensors, energy use is one of the toughest issues facing computing. The Linux kernel community has already made great progress in boosting energy efficiency, but there's still more work to be done to optimize Linux systems, with one area of focus on power-aware scheduling.

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How to Bring More Women to Free and Open Source Software

As an undergraduate engineering student Karen Sandler was used to being the only woman in a class. At the time she didn't want to talk about why there weren't more women in technology, though, believing the attention would only make things worse. That attitude has changed over time, however, as she experienced sexism more directly. At tech conferences, for example, her male colleagues would sometimes ask her whose spouse she was, not knowing that she was actually a speaker at the event.

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5 Favorite Sessions from Collaboration Summit Attendees

Now more than halfway through the Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit in San Francisco, attendees have started to weigh in on the best sessions and experiences so far. Some cited Monday's keynote presentations from heavy hitters such as Samsung and Jaguar Land Rover.

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Jon Corbet's Linux Forecast, Netflix and More from Collaboration Summit

Afternoon sessions at The Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit featured Netflix, Intel, Red Hat, Linux Foundation collaborative projects and the Linux weather forecast by Jon Corbet. Here are some of the highlights.

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5 Great Quotes of the Day from the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit

 Keynote presenters had some interesting things to say at The Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit in San Francisco on Monday. Here are some top quotes. What did you take away from the sessions? Please share your favorite quotes and moments in the comments, below.

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