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ZDNet: Linux Foundation introduces new Linux certifications

It's a common story: Businesses desperately want Linux savvy employees. Programmers and system administrators who cut their teeth on the gcc and the BASH shell want jobs.

The Register: Linux Foundation says many Linux admins and engineers are certifiable

LinuxCon 2014 The Linux Foundation on Wednesday introduced two new certification programs aimed at connecting employers with qualified Linux administrators and engineers.

"The supply of labor has been far outpaced by the demand for Linux," said Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin, addressing the audience at the annual LinuxCon conference in Chicago. "Linux is growing faster than any platform in the history of computing – has been for many, many years – and the supply of labor just isn't keeping up with it."

The VAR Guy: Linux Foundation Opens 2014 Scholarship Program for Open Source Training

The Linux Foundation is once again this year sponsoring scholarships for students and young professionals interested in open source software development through theLinux Training Scholarship Program, which is now accepting applications.

IT World: The Linux Foundation's free Introduction to Linux class starts today

Linux has opened a world of career possibilities to many people over the years. If you're interested in learning about Linux or you know someone who wants to learn about it, then there's still time to take a free class. The Linux Foundation's course "Introduction to Linux" starts today, and you can still register for it. The course usually costs $2400 but it's free on the edX site.

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.

Read more at Ad Age

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

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