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Fragmentation is Good and Bad for Linux

Lately I have been hearing criticism about embedded Linux and how fragmentation, as represented by the many flourishing Linux projects such as Meego, Android and webOS, is bad and dangerous for Linux; these critics suggest that fragmentation will hinder Linux’ ability to compete with companies like Microsoft and Apple. I disagree, which is not surprising. But the market and marketing strategists also disagree. Citing the familiar ogre of fragmentation shows a limited view of the Linux economy.

The Linux platform is both fragmented and unified.

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The People Who Support Linux

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Jon Corbet QA: Upstream Contributions Influence Direction of Linux Kernel

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Linux.com T-shirt Design Contest Finalists Announced

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Miss CollabSummit? Now You Can See What You Missed

Last week, we had our fourth annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. In the years since our first one at Google in 2007, quite a bit has changed: more mobile content, a bigger audience and a broader collection of developers, industry people and users solving real technical and legal challenges facing the platform. (We also all got free Linux phones.) Another big change? For the first time we offered live streaming of day one to anyone who registered.

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Announcing the 2010 We’re Linux Video Winners

I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 We’re Linux Video Contest. We had quite a few amazing videos to choose from, many of which captured the spirit of Linux.

Winners

First place: Go Linux

http://video.linuxfoundation.org/video/1696

Second place: Create Something Unique

http://video.linuxfoundation.org/video/1683

Third place: Linux: Free Your Computer

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Linux.com Gurus at Collaboration Summit

We had a great meeting this morning at the LF Collaboration Summit with the Linux.com Gurus and community members. Here's a fun picture...

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QA with rPath Founder & CTO: "Just Use Linux"

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QA with Nokia's Ari Jaaksi: MeeGo Revs Up

Nokia's Vice President of MeeGo Devices, Ari Jaaksi, will kick off the afternoon at today's Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit with his keynote at 1:15 p.m. PT. He took a few minutes with us this morning to share what he'll be speaking about and how the MeeGo project is going.

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Linux.com Planning Meeting Details

We're preparing for this Friday's Linux.com Planning Meeting at the Linux Foundation's Collaboration Summit. The session begins at 9 a.m. PT and will take place in room Osaka...

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