Showcase Your Support for Linux: Become a Member of the Linux Foundation
By becoming a member of the Linux Foundation you are helping the organization that employs Linus Torvalds. Your support of this Linux professional organization will go a long way in enhancing, promoting and protecting Linux for generations to come.
Members of the Linux Foundation support the neutral development, promotion, and protection of the platform with their membership fees.
Membership Could Pay for Itself
At only $99.00, membership in this Linux professional organization could pay for itself if you attend the Linux Foundation LinuxCon Event; one of the Linux Foundation online or in-person training courses; or make regular purchases of O'Reilly products. Plus, you will receive a permanent Linux.com email address that shows the world--and future employers--that you are a proud supporter and member of the Linux community.
Membership Keeps on Paying
Your membership in the premier Linux professional organization will also connect you with the information, tools and events needed to advance your career and stay current with the platform. Here are all the benefits:
- A weekly Linux.com "Briefing Book" with news, technical tips, and analysis to keep you ahead of the curve.
- The ability to run for and vote for a Linux Foundation board seat and influence the direction of the foundation
- Exclusive access to Member-only benefits at Linux Foundation events, when available
Discounts that pay for the cost of membership and then some:
- Employee Purchase Pricing at Dell, HP, and Lenovo - Save up to 40% on Your Purchases of Hardware and Accessories
- 20% Off of Linux Foundation LinuxCon Registration Fees.
- Up to 10% discount on registration fees for Linux Foundation Training - The Savings Could Pay For Membership With Just One Use
- 35% of O'Reilly Books and E-Books
- 35% of No Starch Press Publications
- 50% off Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE)
- $10 off every $60 order on Thinkgeek (excluding shipping and taxes)
Other Membership Options
Two additional levels of individual membership exist to give members more flexibility.
The Student Membership gives you all of the great benefits of the Individual Membership at a discounted rate. We require verification from students that shows their enrollment in a school, college, or university.
The Individual Membership + Lifetime Email level gives you the ability to secure your @linux.com email address for a one-time $150 fee. The individual membership costs of $99 are renewable annually.