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Juniper Moves OpenContrail to the Linux Foundation

Juniper Networks is moving the codebase for its OpenContrail network virtualization platform to the Linux Foundation. Juniper first released its Contrail products as open source in 2013 and built a community around the project. However, many stakeholders complained that Juniper didn’t work very...
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Overcoming Challenges When Building Great Global Communities

Today's open source communities include people from all around the world. What challenges can you expect when establishing an online community, and how can you help overcome them? People contributing to an open source community share a commitment to the software they’re helping to develop. In the...
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What's the Difference Between a Fork and Clone?

The concept of forking a project has existed for decades in free and open source software. To "fork" means to take a copy of the project, rename it, and start a new project and community around the copy. Those who fork a project rarely, if ever, contribute to the parent project again. It's the...
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Running Chromium with Ozone-GBM on a GNU/Linux Desktop System

Ozone is Chromium’s next-gen platform abstraction layer for graphics and input.  When developing either Ozone itself or an application that uses Ozone, it is often beneficial to be able to run the code on the development machine, which is usually a typical GNU/Linux desktop system, since doing so...
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Zachary Dupont wrote a letter to his hero Linus Torvalds back in 2014. Here, they catch up on stage at Open Source Summit NA 2017.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Open Source

The Linux Foundation works through our projects, training and certification programs, events and more to bring people of all backgrounds into open source. We meet a lot of people, but find the drive and enthusiasm of some of our youngest community members to be especially infectious. In the past...
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The Advantages of Open Source Tools

What is open source? How does open source benefit users? And how do we support open source initiatives? In this article, Kayla Matthews introduces the basics of open source as well as the importance and value of open source tools. Open source software, applications, and projects are becoming...
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Open source involves a culture of understanding change. It’s about evolution as a group, says Mesosphere’s CMO Peter Guagenti.

Sustainable Open Source Is About Evolution As a Group

In the early days of open source, one of the primary goals of the open source community was educating people about the benefits of open source and why they should use it. Today, open source is ubiquitous. Almost everyone is using it. That has created a unique challenge around educating new users...
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From Consumers to Contributors: The Evolution of Open Source in the Enterprise

Open source technologies are now an increasingly common sight in enterprise software stacks, with organisations using them to stand up their customer-facing and line-of-business applications, and power their infrastructure. Despite the best efforts of commercial software suppliers to position open...
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How to Install Firefox Quantum in Linux

Finally, Firefox 57 was officially released for all major OS e.g. Linux (32/64 bit), Mac OSX, Windows and Android. The binary package are now available for download for Linux (POSIX) systems, grab desired one and enjoy the browsing with new features added to it. What’s new in Firefox 57 The major...
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4 Ways to Watch or Monitor Log Files in Real Time

How can I see the content of a log file in real time in Linux? Well there are a lot of utilities out there that can help a user to output the content of a file while the file is changing or continuously updating. Some of the most known and heavily used utility to display a file content in real time...
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