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.

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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 Linux.com, we covered a couple of these in depth, including:...
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Node+Interactive
Learn how the llnode plugin lets you inspect Node.js processes and core dumps in this preview of Node+JS Interactive.

Troubleshooting Node.js Issues with llnode

The llnode plugin lets you inspect Node.js processes and core dumps; it adds the ability to inspect JavaScript stack frames, objects, source code and...
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Node.js
Learn about building a secure ecosystem for Node.js, including how to teach basic security practices, in this preview of Node+JS Interactive.

Building a Secure Ecosystem for Node.js

At Node+JS Interactive, attendees collaborate face to face, network, and learn how to improve their skills with JS in serverless, IoT, and more....
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writing
Learn how writing can help build new skills and improve your career in unexpected ways.

How Writing Can Expand Your Skills and Grow Your Career

At the recent Open Source Summit in Vancouver, I participated in a panel discussion called How Writing can Change Your Career for the Better (Even if...
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OS Jobs
Technologies like containers and edge computing are hot and the demand for developers and sysadmins who can integrate, collaborate, and innovate in this space is exploding.

Open Source Networking Jobs: A Hotbed of Innovation and Opportunities

As global economies move ever closer to a digital future, companies and organizations in every industry vertical are grappling with how to further...
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Tor onion router
Learn how to put your old Raspberry Pi to good use by turning it into a perfectly functioning Tor relay node in this tutorial.

Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Tor Relay Node

If you’re anything like me, you probably got yourself a first- or second-generation Raspberry Pi board when they first came out, played with it for a...
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Get going with Git
Get trained and get going with Git and open source development with this new course from Linux Foundation training.

Get Essential Git, Linux, and Open Source Skills with New Training Course

Git, the version control system originally created by Linus Torvalds, has become the standard for collaborative software development and is used by...
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SBC survey
Complete the survey of hacker-friendly SBCs that run Linux or Android and be entered to win a free board.

Vote for Your Favorite Linux SBC and Be Entered to Win a Free Board

Vote for your favorite open-spec, Linux- or Android-ready single board computers priced under $200. It’s time again for LinuxGizmos’ annual reader...
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