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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

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Gizmodo: There's Now an Automotive Grade Linux for Open Source Cars

There's no denying your car's dashboard is pretty dumb, which is why Microsoft, Apple and Google are all trying to smarten it up. But there's also a new open source source alternative, in the shape of Automotive Grade Linux.

IT World: Why did Microsoft join the Linux Foundation's AllSeen Alliance?

When people think of open source they don't usually associate Microsoft with it. But the company recently surprised many when it joined the Linux Foundation's open source AllSeen Alliance. The AllSeen Alliance's mission is to create a standard for device communications.

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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.


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eWeek: Automotive Grade Linux Hits the Road

With the first release of Automotive Grade Linux, Linux isn't just for servers, supercomputers and phones anymore.

The VAR Guy: Automotive Grade Linux Released for Open Source Cars

Linux, the open source operating system, shifted gears into a relatively new ecosystem this week with the first release ofAutomotive Grade Linux (AGL), a Linux distribution tailored for cars in the Internet of Things age.

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Network World: OpenStack chair: Linux at the cutting edge of the cloud

The cloud-dominated world of modern IT is the perfect breeding ground for the spread of Linux in particular and open-source software in general, according to the man responsible for guiding one of the most important open-source projects.

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ZDNet: Linux hiring frenzy: Why open source devs are being bombarded with offers to jump ship

Nine out of ten (87 percent) of hiring managers in Europe have "hiring Linux talent" on their list of priorities and almost half (48 percent) say they are looking to hire people with Linux skills within the next six months.

Computerworld UK: Shortage of Linux professionals causes European skills crisis

A shortage of experienced Linux professionals in the European market has caused a skills crisis for companies, according to the Linux Foundation.

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