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The VAR Guy: Linux Foundation, edX Offering 'Intro to Linux' MOOC

In just a few days, anyone will be able to take the Linux Foundation's "Introduction to Linux" course—which previously cost $2,400—for free over the Internet.

eWeek: From Clouds to Cars to Kitchens, Linux Making an Impact Everywhere

There's no operating system more ubiquitous than Linux. It's everywhere. It's even running in devices and computers you may not suspect—our cars, our cell phones, even our refrigerators. Linux supports businesses and organizations everywhere, and because it underpins open-source innovation, it is the platform of choice for new applications. Companies such as IBM and their work with organizations like the OpenPOWER Foundation are creating such new innovations as Big Blue's new scale-out servers running Linux and putting them in places all around us.

Ad Age: Can Linux Speed In-Car Systems?

The open-source software revolution is coming to the car.

Most in-vehicle infotainment systems sold today use proprietary software, with the underlying code tightly controlled by automakers and by a few major software providers, such as Microsoft Corp. and Ottawa-based QNX Software Systems.

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PC Advisor: Linux for cars: Automotive Grade Linux rivals CarPlay and Android Auto

Car tech is exploding right now: Apple and Google are getting in on a game that Microsoft has tried to conquer for a while: infotainment systems. Now, there's another player - Automotive Grade Linux (AGL).

Wired: If You ‘Boy Band’ An Open Source Project, Will People Use It?

Most open source software projects come to life because someone is trying to scratch an itch.

IT World: Superclass: 14 of the world’s best living programmers

Linus Torvalds

Main claim to fame: Creator of Linux

Tech Radar: Will your next car run Linux? Cars go open-source with Automotive Grade Linux

In-car tech has just gone open source with news of a new automotive-grade build of the Linux operating system. But what does this mean for your next car?

Linux in various forms is already widely used in cars. But to date, it's largely been used in embedded systems, the operations of which are mostly obscured from owners and drivers.

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OpenSource.com: Automotive Grade Linux, running Android without Google, and more

Linux for cars announced

TechRepublic: Automotive Grade Linux brings open source to the auto industry

Open source seems to be popping up everywhere. The collaborative nature of the license makes for the perfect foundation for which to develop a system, platform, application, etc. And open source isn't content with being confined to your PC, laptop, or mobile device. Open source wants to travel... and travel it will. A brand new distribution of Linux, Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), is coming to fruition that targets the automotive industry.

Computerworld: Linux Foundation introduces Linux for embedded car systems

The connected car is shifting into high gear, and the Linux Foundation wants an open-source platform in the pole position. The non-profit consortium recently announced the debut of Automotive Grade Linux(AGL), a customizable, open-source automotive software stack with Linux at its core.


Read more at Computerworld

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