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Linux Foundation Launches Free Training Webinar Series to Meet Growing Demand for Linux Professionals

Linux Foundation Launches Free Training Webinar Series to Meet Growing Demand for Linux Professionals

Also expands its Linux training program to offer new classes in new geographies for developers and sys admins

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The Importance of Legal Innovation

Open source software development is innovative and exciting. It has produced the software that runs the internet; Linux, Apache, Firefox, and so much more. In addition to being technically innovative it also has turned business models on their head and introduced new software licensing and IP sharing concepts.

As we continue to innovate at the technical level it is equally important to discuss innovative legal concepts to allow the unfettered deployment and development of free and open source software.

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Microsoft to Mobile Customers: Choice is a Bad Thing (and Linux will Lose)

Last week, David Coursey reported that Microsoft entertainment and devices boss Robbie Bach made the prediction in an analyst briefing that Linux on mobile will lose. Why? It’s choice is a bad thing for customers and that there is too much Linux in the mobile marketplace

By Bach’s count there are 17 variants of Linux available on mobile phones. He sees this as a bad thing for customers. We, unsurprisingly, see this as a bad thing for Microsoft.

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What Linux Event Should You Attend (and Speak at)?

We just announced our event line-up for 2010 and the Call for Papers for CollabSummit. I’m very excited we’re offering the continuation of events that have been with us for awhile (CollabSummit, Kernel Summit) along with the second year of  LinuxCon.

This year LinuxCon will be held in Boston. Maybe people don’t realize that Boston is a hot-bed of the Linux and open source communities, with companies such as Red Hat and Novell head-quartered in the area. Besides Portland and San Francisco, there is probably no greater center of open source development than Boston.

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Linux Foundation Announces 2010 Event Schedule, Posts Call for Participation for Annual Collaboration Summit

Linux Foundation Announces 2010 Event Schedule, Posts Call for Participation for Annual Collaboration Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, January 19, 2010 – The Linux Foundation® (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that it has finalized its event schedule for 2010, which includes its Collaboration Summit, End User Summit, LinuxCon, Japan Linux Symposium and Linux Kernel Summit.

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Linux.com Launches New Jobs Board

Linux.com Launches New Jobs Board

Employers and job seekers gain a targeted resource for fastest growing area of IT industry

SAN FRANCISCO, January 14, 2010 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced its new Linux Jobs Board is now available on the popular online community destination for all matters Linux, Linux.com: http://jobs.linux.com/.

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Embroidery.. gaah

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Nouveau: a 2.6.33 surprise

Linus has released the 2.6.33-rc1 prepatch, closing the merge window for this development cycle. This kernel has a few features which will shake things up, with dynamic tracing being near the top as far as I am concerned. But, perhaps, the most interesting addition is one that almost nobody expected: a reverse-engineered driver for NVIDIA graphics chipsets called “Nouveau.”

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Finnish culture...

It's not all that often that we encounter things from Finland here in Portland. So imagine my surprise when we're on our way to our weekly date-night with Tove, and our baby-sitter is gushing about this adorable and wonderful Finnish YouTube video.. She apparently have been watching it three or four times a day for the last few days (weeks?), laughing hysterically.

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Linux Foundation Announces “Get One, Give One” Holiday Membership Program

Linux Foundation Announces “Get One, Give One” Holiday Membership Program

For every new individual member who joins the Linux Foundation this month, a student will receive a one-year free membership

SAN FRANCISCO, December 9, 2009 – The Linux Foundation (LF), the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that for every new individual member who joins the organization between today and January 31, 2010, the Linux Foundation will give a free membership to a student for one year.

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