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Never Let a Good Crisis go to Waste: Core Infrastructure Initiative

Crisis is a difficult thing. In fact, by definition it means a difficult or dangerous situation that needs serious attention.  

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Fun Photo: Greg Kroah-Hartman Crowned at the Systemd Hackfest

 

From left, developers Lennart Poettering, David Strauss, Linux Foundation Fellow Greg Kroah-Hartman, and Kay Sievers were spotted on Google+ wearing silly hats at a recent Systemd hackfest. 

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LinuxCon Keynotes Display How Open Source Methods Are Spreading

You'd expect LinuxCon content to be centered around Linux -- and of course the ten tracks we have between LinuxCon and CloudOpen will feature the latest in developer and sys admin/dev ops technical topics such as Linux kernel development, virtualization, containers and open cloud technologies. (Plus a keynote speaker you may have heard of: Linus Torvalds.) But it’s been inspiring to see the principles of Linux and open source -- open collaboration, meritocracy, crowd-sourcing -- spread to other areas of society, from education to 3D printing to medical devices and cars.

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How LG Took WebOS from Mobile Phones to TVs in Under a Year

When LG acquired the WebOS project from HP early last year, it was a stripped down Linux-based mobile operating system hardly fit to run on any hardware.

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Linux Video of the Week: Red Hat CEO Explains Why Enterprises Need Open Infrastructure

Enterprises today are facing the industrialization of IT, in which infrastructure is commoditized and innovation is happening much faster at the application level, said Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst in his 2014 Red Hat Summit keynote this week.

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Intro to Linux Training Opens Up a World of Commands

This month marks my two-year anniversary of working for the Linux Foundation as the digital content editor for Linux.com.

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Linux Foundation's Response to the Heartbleed Bug

You have likely heard by now about the "Heartbleed" SSL vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160). Put simply from the perspective of a user of the Internet, this vulnerability means that for the last two years, any secure "your-browser-shows-a-lock" site you went to might have not really been secure, and an attacker could have been intercepting your passwords or sensitive data just like they can on "regular" non-SSL sites.

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Windows XP and the Changing Calculus of Technology Choice

One reason technology choices are so difficult is technology is always a work in progress; your one choice has lasting consequences since the technology rarely ever lives on its own, and most good technology is never done -- that is unless you’re Windows XP. As most of us know, Microsoft today is turning off support for Windows XP.

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