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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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The first-ever INDEX community event is happening Feb. 20-22 in San Francisco -- learn what to expect from IBM's Angel Diaz.

IBM Index: A Community Event for Open Source Developers

The first-ever INDEX community event, happening now  in San Francisco, is an open developer conference featuring sessions on topics including...
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WSL gives you access to the Linux Bash shell on Windows.

How to Get Started Using WSL in Windows 10

In the previous article, we talked about the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and its target audience. In this article, we will walk through the...
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Google's AMP is an open-source web development platform that is about to make email a lot more exciting.

This Week in Open Source News: Google's AMP Support to Snazz Up Email, Open Source Community Continues to Do Good & More

This week in open source and Linux news, Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages will now support web browsing in email, an op-ed on the continued value of...
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ELC +OpenIoT
Standard registration for ELC + OpenIoT Summit ends soon! Register now and save $150.

Last Chance to Save $150 on ELC + OpenIoT Summit North America

Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) + OpenIoT Summit - two premier conferences in the world of open source innovation. Register Now to Save $150. ELC,...
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