The Linux Foundation is where the world’s best developers come to advance their careers and build successful, sustainable open source technologies.

Build Your Open Source Skills

The Linux Foundation is the ultimate place to learn new skills from a neutral, respected source.

86% of tech pros say open source has advanced their careers

2017 Open Source Jobs Report, Dice and The Linux Foundation

Free Courses

Get started in the latest technologies, from Hadoop and Cloud Foundry, to Linux, OpenStack, Kubernetes, and more, with our Massively Open Online Courses through EdX.

Advanced Training

Become a pro and get hands-on with Linux and other open source technologies at your own pace with online courses from The Linux Foundation.


Solve a problem or quickly pick up a new skill with free tutorials on, written by open source devs for devs.

Travel and Meet Other Open Source Developers

The Linux Foundation’s events bring open source developers and users together to collaborate, solve problems, meet F2F, and have fun! This year The Linux Foundation and our projects will provide nearly half a million dollars in travel funds to support Linux and other open source communities.


Events Worldwide

Attend the premiere events in open source including Open Source Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, Cloud Foundry Summit, Node.js Interactive, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, APIStrat, and more.

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Open Source Pros Attend

Join some of the world’s most elite developers like Linus Torvalds, Linux Foundation Fellow and creator of Linux, and hear them speak about open source.

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Countries Represented

We offer travel funding and diversity scholarships so that open source developers with diverse backgrounds, from all over the world, can attend our events.

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Join an Open Source Project

More than 100 open source projects call The Linux Foundation home. These are some of the fastest-growing, most innovative, and industry-leading open source projects in the world. We value diversity and inclusiveness and make it easy for anyone to contribute.