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Individuals: Join Linux Foundation Before Halloween and Receive 1/2 Off LinuxCon Barcelona

Individual membership is one of the most important programs we host at The Linux Foundation. It gives anyone the opportunity to support Linux and its creator Linus Torvalds, among other important activities. It also comes with a variety of perks like a personalized Linux.com email address ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) and employee purchase pricing from Dell, HP and Lenovo.

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Korea Linux Forum Hosts Kernel Collaboration Gangnam Style

This week The Linux Foundation is hosting its first-ever event in South Korea, the Korea Linux Forum in the Gangnam District. This was planned long before PSY’s Gangnam-style video went viral but who are we not to do our part in contributing to this craze and honoring our host location?

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We Invite You to Share the World's Most Inspiring Linux Stories

Linux inspires. It is enabling nearly every technology innovation of the 21st century and is supporting the growth of numerous industries from mobile to the cloud.  And, its reach goes far beyond these markets to also enable scientific discovery, smart cities, new companies and young students.

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Why You Should Attend LinuxCon Europe: My Top Five Sessions

Earlier this week we published the full schedule for LinuxCon Europe and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. In many ways, I think the technical content for LinuxCon Europe may be the best collection of speakers we've ever had. I wonder if the location in Barcelona has anything to do with that.... Here are my top five favorite sessions: -- The Linux Kernel Report from LWN.net editor Jon Corbet. Get a peak into the future of the kernel from Jon.  -- "Don't Play Dice with Random Numbers" from Intel's H. Peter Anvin. Linux contains a sophisticated system to make randomness available to the kernel and applications, but it has limitations.  This talk will examine the applications of random numbers, the Linux random number subsystems, how to correctly write an application that requires random numbers, and how to configure a system to avoid random-number-related security or performance problems. -- "Trawler: A New Approach to SSD Caching" from Hannes Reinecke of SUSE Labs. In this talk Hannes will present a new approach for...

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Quotes from the Kernel Panel at LinuxCon in San Diego

A highlight of yesterday's excellent LinuxCon and CloudOpen conference was definitely the kernel panel featuring Sarah Sharp, Ted Ts'o, Greg K-H, Linus Torvalds and moderator James Bottomley. Some quotes:

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