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Linux Job Opportunities: A Snapshot

Jobs today are like good, new television shows: hard to come by. But we're finding that there are some very bright spots in the areas of IT management and software development, especially related to Linux jobs.

Jobs today are like good, new television shows: hard to come by. But we're finding that there are some very bright spots in the areas of IT management and software development, especially related to Linux jobs.

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Best Linux Devices of 2011

Android this year surpassed both iOS and Blackberry as the most popular smartphone OS, further catapulting Linux into the spotlight in the mobile device industry. Just a couple months ago, Amazon announced what analysts say is the first real threat to the iPad, the Amazon Kindle Fire.

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First-Ever Automotive Linux Summit: Two Communities Become One

 

Nearly 125 years ago, German inventor Karl Benz introduced his Patentmotorwagen Number 1, the world's first automobile designed to be propelled by a motor. Twenty years ago, Finnish computer science student Linus Torvalds posted on the Internet...Ok, ok, you know the rest.

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Linux Supercomputing Dominance: A Look Under the Hood

A few weeks ago, the top500 Supercomputer list came out, as it does each November. As expected, Linux is still the most used OS for supercomputing, as it has been since taking the list by storm in the early 2000s.

While this is certainly a feel-good thing to write about (who doesn't love being #1?) it's worth taking some time to think about how this happened, and why. Linux's rise to dominance at the forefront of modern science was no accident.

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OpenMama and AMQP: Open Collaboration in Action

Two weeks ago, The Linux Foundation announced a new Labs project -- OpenMama. This project was the result of a relationship forged with NYSE Technologies years ago at our Enterprise End User Summit held in New York every year.

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Android Builders Summit CFP Now Open

Just a few weeks back from LinuxCon Europe in Prague and we're already starting to cultivate content for next year. Most notably, I am please to announce that the Call for Participation for the Android Builders Summit is now open. We created ABS last year at the behest of our members who are vendors in the Android Ecosystem who needed a place to collaborate with their peers on systems level engineering and discussion of core issues and opportunities when designing Android devices.

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Show Your Linux Smarts and Win 20th Anniversary Memento

It has been an incredible year for Linux. I can't possibly list every amazing milestone but here are a few that we won't soon forget.

 

It has been an incredible year for Linux. I can't possibly list every amazing milestone but here are a few that we won't soon forget:

* Linux kernel 3.0 released

* Android surpassed iOS globally

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LinuxCon Europe Pics Available Now

LinuxCon Europe surpassed all of our expectations. It was an amazing event with an amazing turnout. Here is a special slideshow of some of the best pictures we've assembled...

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Member Spotlight: KeyPoint CTO Explains Bridge Between Text Input and Open Source

The Linux Foundation recently has welcomed a variety of new members. I had the opportunity this week to talk to one of our newest members, KeyPoint Technologies. In this Q&A, the company's CTO Sunil Motaparti explains what is OpenAdaptxt and how Linux and open source software figure into the KeyPoint Technologies' strategy.

 

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LinuxCon Europe Debuts to Standing Room Only Crowd

With flashing cameras and a crowd that flowed into the lobby where attendees could watch the keynotes on large screens, LinuxCon Europe debuted with an appearance by Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hundreds of Linux community members...

With flashing cameras and a crowd that flowed into the lobby where attendees could watch the keynotes on large screens, LinuxCon Europe debuted with an appearance by Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hundreds of Linux community members.

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