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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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Feral Interactive aims to improve its Linux game performance with a new open source tool.

This Week in Open Source News: OpenContrail Moves to The Linux Foundation, Enhanced Performance For Linux Games & More

This week in Linux and open source news, OpenContrail SDN becomes Tungsten Fabric, a new open source tool aims to improve the Linux gaming experience...
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Jack Wallen has reviewed many different Linux distributions over the years in order to make your life easier. Check out his picks for a distro to suit your needs.

Best Linux Distributions: Find One That's Right for You

The landscape of Linux is vast and varied.  And, if you’re considering migrating to the open source platform or just thinking about trying a new...
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Sean Buckly of FierceTelecom surveys the dominant themes at ONS North America 2018 last week.

This Week in Open Source News: Dominating Themes at ONS, OpenContrail Evolves into Tungsten Fabric & More

This week in Linux and open source news, Juniper Network's OpenContrail is rebranded as a Linux Foundation project, the FierceTelecom Senior Editor...
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Linux kernel
The Linux Foundation will provide Linux maintainers with a free digital token to help improve the security of their PGP keys. Learn more.

Nitrokey Digital Tokens for Linux Kernel Developers

The Linux Foundation IT team has been working to improve the code integrity of git repositories hosted at kernel.org by promoting the use of PGP-...
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Read our special-edition weekly digest for a roundup of top stories from this week at Open Networking Summit in Los Angeles.

This Week in Open Source News: The Open Networking Summit Edition

This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation and other organization gathered in Los Angeles this week to collaborate and break major...
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In this final installment of our PGP series, we show how to protect your online accounts with 2-factor authentication.

Protecting Code Integrity with PGP — Part 7: Protecting Online Accounts

So far in this tutorial series, we've provided practical guidelines for using PGP, including basic concepts and steps for generating and protecting...
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Due to removal of a Linux install option on the old PS3, Sony owes customers in a class action lawsuit.

This Week in Open Source News: New ACRN Project For IoT Arrives, Sony Owes PS3 Owners $65 & More

This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation's new ACRN (yes, pronounced acorn) project offers a hypervisor designed for IoT, Sony...
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We continue our series on practical PGP with a look at signed tags and signed commits, which help verify that your repository has not been tampered with.

Protecting Code Integrity with PGP — Part 6: Using PGP with Git

In this tutorial series, we're providing practical guidelines for using PGP, including basic concepts and generating and protecting your keys.  If...
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Open Source News
Kubernetes is now a "full-blown" open source project, CNCF announced at Open Source Leadership Summit this week.

This Week in Open Source News: CNCF Announces Graduation of Kubernetes at Open Source Leadership Summit & More

At The Linux Foundation's OSLS event in Sonoma this week, CNCF's COO Chris Aniszczyk announced that its Kubernetes project has become a full blown...
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Kubernetes ebook
New ebook outlines how companies are deploying and securing Kubernetes, sharing insights from the most experienced users and advocates of the technology.

CNCF Sponsors New Free “Kubernetes Deployment and Security Patterns” eBook From The New Stack

CNCF is proud to sponsor a new FREE ebook from The New Stack titled Kubernetes Deployment and Security Patterns. Download the ebook today. Moving...
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