As we discovered last week, Linux pros don’t think Android is the new embedded Linux. Android does, however, have a lot of great uses in embedded projects and many features that even hard core embedded Linux developers can envy.
Is Android the new embedded Linux? Of course not, said Karim Yaghmour, OperSys founder, during the panel discussion on this topic at the Android Builders Summit last month in San Francisco. It was a question meant to spur discussion, he said, that’s all.
Though Mandriva has been a popular Linux desktop distribution for many years, the company early last year found itself in a tough spot financially. Since then, Mandriva has undergone some major changes, adopting a new enterprise focus and creating an independent nonprofit foundation to carry on the Mandriva open source community work.
Embedded developer Bjarne Rosengren has never been to the Southern United States. But he’s got a better idea of the fun that lies ahead at LinuxCon in New Orleans this September – and the chance to go -- thanks to Tux.
I said this last week on Google+ when I was at a conference, and
needed to get it out there quickly, but as I keep getting emails and
other queries about this, I might as make it "official" here. For no
other reason that it provides a single place for me to point people at.
The job market for Linux professionals this year is even better than it was in 2012. Ninety-three percent of hiring managers surveyed said they plan to hire at least one Linux pro in the next six months -- up from 89 percent last year, according to the 2013 Linux Jobs Report released last week by Dice and The Linux Foundation.
By Konstantin Ryabitsev - February 14, 2013 - 9:58am
Are you a systems administrator? Quick, which system in your infrastructure is most vulnerable to hacker attacks? No, it’s not the web server -- though it’s a good guess. No, it’s not the firewall. The answer may surprise you -- it’s your workstation.
I've now been with the Linux Foundation for just over a year. When I
started, I posted a list of how you can watch to see what I've been
doing. But, given that people like to see year-end-summary
reports, the excellent graphic designers at the Linux Foundation have
put together an image summarizing my past year, in numbers: