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Shaping the Future of Linux: Clarissa Womack

Clarissa Womack has been a Linux fan for over a decade—and that’s saying a lot since she’s just 21 years old...

 

Growing up with Linux

Clarissa Womack has been a Linux fan for over a decade—and that’s saying a lot since she’s just 21 years old.

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Tying It All Together: The Future of Automotive Connectivity

 

This year marks the 125th anniversary of Carl Benz' invention of the Patent-Motorwagen Nummer 1, widely regarded as the first automobile.

 

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Paying tribute to technology icon Dennis Ritchie

Most of you who follow the tech industry have likely heard of the passing of computer programming icon Dennis M. Ritchie (also known as dmr) on October 8 at the age of 70. While it could be argued that Linus Torvalds is more famous in today's world than Dennis Ritchie, it's quite safe to say that there wouldn't be a Linux without Dennis Ritchie. 

dmr created the C programming language which makes up 95% of the code base of the Linux kernel according to Ohloh

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Shaping the Future of Linux: Ken O'Brien

Can computer science change the world? Ask Ken O’Brien, a first-year Ph.D. student at University College Dublin’s Complex and Adaptive Systems Laboratory, and he’ll answer with a resounding “yes.” With his focus on green scientific computing at CASL, Ken works with physicists, mathematicians, statisticians and computer scientists to develop new energy optimization solutions for scientific applications.

 

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The Return of Linux.com

What a long, strange month it's been.

While Luke Skywalker spent most of the "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" movie trying to bring Darth Vader back from the Dark Side

 

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Welcome Tizen to The Linux Foundation

Today we are welcoming a new project hosted at The Linux Foundation. Tizen is a Linux-based, open source platform designed to address the future of HTML5-based applications across a variety of device types. We think the project has a lot of potential, both for its technology and the major players it has involved in it.

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LinuxCon Europe and Embedded Linux Conference Europe Schedules Now Available

We have recently published schedules for LinuxCon Europe and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. These events will be taking place in late October in Prague. Hope to see you all there!

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Shaping the Future of Linux: Karim Allah Ahmed

When Karim Allah Ahmed was 13 years old, he fell in love with computers. And just like a first love, everything about his newfound passion felt totally thrilling—and completely foreign. Linux was one of those things. While he didn’t know what it was, exactly, he felt an overwhelming urge to embrace it...

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The cracking of kernel.org

As has recently been announced on the main kernel.org page, the main kernel.org server (known as “hera”) was recently compromised by an unknown intruder. This person was able to gain “root” access, meaning they had the full run of the system. Speaking as just one of many members of the kernel development community, I can say that this episode is disturbing and embarrassing. But I can also say that there is no need to worry about the integrity of the kernel source or of any other software hosted on the kernel.org systems.

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The People Shaping the Future of Linux

We recently announced the winners of the first-ever Linux Foundaiton Linux Training Scholarship Program. During the month of September, we'll be sharing their stories with you. First, please let us introduce you to Arpit Toshniwal.

 

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