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New York Times: Meet the Defenders of Free Software

New York Times reporter Ashlee Vance reported today on the Linux Foundation’s Open Compliance program and how we work closely with the individual defenders of free and open source software.

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Tracking Weekly Enterprise Linux News & Trends

In an effort to capture notable enterprise Linux news and trends, The Linux Foundation will be surfacing some of the important milestones and announcements for enterprise Linux each week. This week was studded with major enterprise Linux news...

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The People Who Support Linux: "My Heart for Open Source Began with Linux"

This is an ongoing Linux.com series that profiles The Linux Foundation's individual members and begins to collectively illustrate a very important part of the Linux community. Individual members help support the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and other important activities that advance Linux, while getting a variety of other fun and valuable benefits. It is this collective support from thousands of individual members that enables The Linux Foundation to provide important services for industry and community.

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New Free Training Webinar: An Intro to Git

We’ve added another installment to our free training series on The Linux Foundation’s Training siteAn Introduction to Git, the version control system built by Linus Torvalds.

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Good News for Linux Users From Broadcom

Last week, Broadcom announced they have open sourced the drivers for their latest 802.11n chipsets. This is significant because as closed source drivers, their chipsets were basically non-functional with Linux. By open sourcing these drivers, they can now be included in the Linux kernel. Broadcom joins virtually all other chipset suppliers who have made their drivers open source and compatible with Linux for some time. This driver is now in the staging kernel tree and should be mainlined in a future version of Linux, most likely 2.6.37.

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The People Who Support Linux: At Work and at Home

Chase Crum is a U.S. Army veteran, a Shriner, an IT infrastructure manager, and a member of The Linux Foundation. This certainly does not capture all that defines Chase, but it begins to illustrate where he derives his ideas about Linux, community and giving back. Chase also represents a growing majority of systems administrators and IT managers who are using Linux both at work and at home.

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Torvalds Causes Mob Scene at LinuxCon Brazil

The Linux Foundation today kicked off its two-day debut of LinuxCon Brazil. Attendees got a rare opportunity to see both Linus Torvalds and Andrew Morton on stage, together, and in person.

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The People Who Support Linux: It's a Family Affair

This is an ongoing Linux.com series that profiles The Linux Foundation's individual members and begins to collectively illustrate a very important part of the Linux community. Individual members help support the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and other important activities that advance Linux, while getting a variety of other fun and valuable benefits. It is this collective support from thousands of individual members that enables The Linux Foundation to provide important services for industry and community.

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IBM: Innovation is the key driver for CIOs, not Cost

Last week at LinuxCon, we presented a lot of great content for business leaders in the world of Linux and open source. (Al Gillen of IDC, Jeffrey Hammond of Forester, among others.). One of my favorite sessions was from Jean Staten Healy, Director of IBM Worldwide Linux Strategy who looked at Linux in the minds of CIOs and how it’s changed.

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Qualcomm's Take on Open Mobile Platforms

This week at LinuxCon, the Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) joined The Linux Foundation at the platinum level. This represents Qualcomm's strong commitment to Linux and to collaborative development. QuIC President Rob Chandhok, who keynoted at LinuxCon, also shared with us his ideas around mobile platforms and openness....

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