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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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Who Says You Can’t Make Money with Open Source?

This week yet another major global IT vendor will launch a product based on Linux - the HP Touchpad, which looks quite promising from early reviews. Even so, it is ironic that I still hear the following comment from a number of investors and business people:

“Open source is great, but you can’t make any money with it.”

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Sweden-based Designer Wins 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt Contest with Flying Penguin Design

Today we are very excited reveal that Kim Blanche is the winner of the 20th Anniversary of Linux T-shirt design contest with her simple, thoughtful "Flying Penguin" design.

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Friday Funnies: iClouded

This week's Friday Funnies gives us a glimpse into the split personality of some Mac users...

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