Open Source Professionals Blog

This is the official blog of The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration. We write about industry trends, best practices in open source, and Linux Foundation initiatives. Our goal is to make users of open source successful in their organization and their career through education, collaboration and networking.


Learn how to install and use the LDAP Account Manager (LAM) tool in this tutorial from Jack Wallen.

How to Install LDAP Account Manager on Ubuntu Server 18.04

Welcome back to this three-party journey to getting OpenLDAP up and running so that you can authenticate your Linux desktop machines to the LDAP...
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If you write code that goes into public source repositories, you can benefit from the practical PGP guidelines provided in this series.

Protecting Code Integrity with PGP — Part 1: Basic Concepts and Tools

Learn PGP basics and best practices in this series of tutorials from our archives.  In this article series, we take an in-depth look at using PGP to...
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DevOps Networking
This new Linux Foundation training course will provide network engineers with the skills necessary to leverage their expertise in a DevOps environment.

DevOps Training for Network Engineers

Linux Foundation training has announced a new course designed to provide network engineers with the skills necessary to start applying DevOps...
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LF Edge
LF Edge is designed to establish an open, interoperable framework for edge computing independent of hardware, silicon, cloud, or operating system.

LF Edge: Bringing Complementary Initiatives Together to Advance Emerging Applications at the Edge

Earlier today, we announced the launch of LF Edge, a new umbrella organization designed to establish an open, interoperable framework for edge...
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2019 events
If you’re interested in submitting a speaking proposal, act soon because calls for papers for some of the earliest 2019 events are about to close.

Check Out the 2019 Linux Foundation Events and Expand Your Open Source Experience

The Linux Foundation just recently announced its 2019 events schedule, featuring all your favorite events as well as some brand-new ones to cover the...
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Kubecon crowd
The sold-out crowd at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in December 2018 reflects the amazing growth of open source technologies.

2019 and the Strength of Open Source

Now that the various challenges and successes of 2018 are behind us, let’s look back at some of the year’s highlights and see what’s in store for...
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LF training
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Get Cyber Monday Savings on Linux Foundation Training and Certification

It’s time for our biggest sale of the year. The Linux Foundation’s annual Cyber Monday event means you can get trained and get certified at a huge...
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OS Strategy
Learn how to align your organization's goals for open source software with your business objectives using proven practices from the TODO Group.

A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy

The majority of companies using open source understand its business value, but they may lack the tools to strategically implement an open source...
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open source
We recently provided an array of articles, videos, and other resources to meet you where you are on your open source journey.

Advance Your Open Source Skills with These Essential Articles, Videos, and More

Recent industry events have underscored the strength of open source in today’s computing landscape. With billions of dollars being spent, the power...
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Linux security
Videos for Linux Security Summit in Vancouver are now available; watch complete presentations and see what’s coming up at the next event in Edinburgh.

Get Essential Security Information from Linux Security Summit Videos

In case you missed it, videos for Linux Security Summit NA are now available. On, we covered a couple of these in depth, including:...
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