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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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It would be very damaging for any developer to have their PGP keys stolen; learn how to keep yours secure.

Protecting Code Integrity with PGP — Part 4: Moving Your Master Key to Offline Storage

In this tutorial series, we're providing practical guidelines for using PGP. You can catch up on previous articles here: Part 1: Basic Concepts and...
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ELC +OpenIoT
Last chance to register for ELC + OpenIoT Summit, happening in Portland March 12-14.

One Week Until Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit in Portland: Will You Join Us?

In just one week, you could be in good company, joining 900+ developers, architects, practitioners, and Embedded Linux and Industrial IoT...
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The Linux Foundation has announced the Akraino Edge Stack project to support high-availability cloud services optimized for edge computing systems and applications.

This Week in Open Source: Containers Could Bring Linux Apps to Chrome, New Network Edge Project Via Linux Foundation

This week in open source news, a new project from The Linux Foundation has been announced to create an open source software stack for network edge ...
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In this third installment of our PGP series, we'll explain how to generate PGP subkeys for day-to-day work.

Protecting Code Integrity with PGP — Part 3: Generating PGP Subkeys

In this tutorial series, we're providing practical guidelines for using PGP. Previously, we provided an introduction to basic tools and concepts, and...
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Chasing Grace
New docuseries "The Chasing Grace Project" will premiere in March. The series is executive produced and directed by a former Linux Foundation executive who is now working to shed light on the experiences of women in tech, including Sarah Smith, co-founder of The Dyrt, pictured here.

This Week in Open Source News: Documentary Series on Women in Tech to Premiere Next Month, Fake Linux News & More

This week in open source and Linux news: an exciting documentary series by open source communications veteran Jennifer Cloer to premiere in March,...
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Learn how to generate a 4096-bit RSA master key in this PGP tutorial.

Protecting Code Integrity with PGP — Part 2: Generating Your Master Key

In this article series, we're taking an in-depth look at using PGP and provide practical guidelines for developers working on free software projects...
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