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LinuxCon, 20th Anniversary of Linux Celebration Kicks Off

Today is a big day for the Linux community. I’m writing this from Vancouver, B.C. where Users, SysAdmins, developers and business executives have gathered for the third annual LinuxCon and the official celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Linux.

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Celebrating the “Best of” Linux Videos

We created our Linux Video {http://video.linux.com} forum a few years ago to provide a place for the community to share Linux tutorials, inspirational stories and fun content. As one of the first and still one of few Linux-specific video forums, it has become quite a treasure trove of video content and information on Linux.

 

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Future of the -longterm kernel releases.

tl;dr; -stable kernel releases stay the same this proposal is how we pick the -longterm releases -longterm kernels will be picked every year, and maintained for 2 years before being dropped. the same Documentation/stablekernelrules.txt will apply for -longterm kernels, as before. History:

2.6.16 became a "longterm" kernel because my day job (at SUSE) picked the 2.6.16 kernel for its "enterprise" release and it made things a lot easier for me to keep working at applying bugfixes and other stable patches to it to mak

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Introducing Our Linux Training Scholarship Winners!

The Linux Foundation today is announcing the recipients of its first-ever Linux Training Scholarship Program. While the economy remains sluggish, Linux development and IT jobs are on the rise. Just check out our Linux.com Jobsboard to see some of the amazing opportunties available to skilled Linux developers...

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How to piss off a Linux kernel subsystem maintainer - part 6

Sixth in a long series of complaints... See part 1 and part 2 and part 3 and part 4 and part 5 for previous atrocities.

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Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst: "I Want to Meet Linus"

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst is speaking this year at LinuxCon on opening day about the challenges that still lie ahead as we embark on another 20 years of Linux. We wanted to know more about Whitehurst's perspective as we prepare for the big event and the formal celebration of the 20th anniversary of Linux. Here's what he told us.

 

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LinuxCon Preview: Watson Supercomputer Prepares for Conference Debut

After strutting its stuff on Jeopardy! earlier this year, IBM's Watson will be making its conference debut at LinuxCon next month, August 17-19, 2011. We got some time with the IBM Power Systems Product Marketing Manager Ian Jarman to better understand what we can expect and what Watson and its IBM team have been working on since their very public victory earlier this year....

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LinuxCon Preview: Details on the Watson Exhibit

After strutting its stuff on Jeopardy! earlier this year, IBM's Watson will be included at LinuxCon in a special exhibit August 17-19, 2011. We got some time with the IBM Power Systems Product Marketing Manager Ian Jarman to better understand what we can expect and what Watson and its IBM team have been working on since their very public victory earlier this year...

 

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Do you have Linux memorabilia to donate to our LinuxCon gallery?

We are putting together a historical gallery celebrating Linux’s last 20 years for LinuxCon in Vancouver. This gallery will be a walk down memory lane that should be fun for everyone, but we need your help!

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Could You Do Linus Torvalds' Job? Find Out.

Most of you know that Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux. But how many of us know what text editor he uses? Or, what he does when he gets an ugly patch submission?

 

Most of you know that Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux. But how many of us know what text editor he uses? Or, what he does when he gets an ugly patch submission?

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