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Yocto Project - Big in Embedded Linux

Author: Rudolf Streif, The Linux Foundation The Yocto Project is a collaboration project providing a coherent toolset to help developers create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products....
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A Template for Approval Request Form For The Use of Free and Open Source Software

The Linux Foundation This document is part of the free resources made available by The Linux Foundation Open Compliance Program. It offers a template for the Approval Request Form used by developers...
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2012 Linux Jobs Report

It is well accepted that the IT job market is a bright spot in otherwise uneven economies. In the United States, the unemployment rate for tech professionals is 3.8 percent, a vast improvement from...
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Open Sourcing Proprietary Tech Made Simple

As corporate participation in open source grows, many companies are discovering the advantages of releasing formerly proprietary technologies as open source. This article introduces a basic process...
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Upstreaming: Strengthening Open Source Development

Upstreaming is a term used to describe the process of contributing in-house source code modifications back to an open source project, with the goal of having them accepted and distributed in future...
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Linux Adoption Trends 2012: A Survey of Enterprise End Users

The Linux Foundation, in partnership with Yeoman Technology Group, recently conducted an invitation-only survey of 1893 enterprise Linux users. The survey pool was comprised of The Linux Foundation...
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Open Source Compliance in the Application Development Space

Philip Koltun (Ph.D.), The Linux Foundation This white paper will take an objective, neutral look at app development today and discuss open source license obligations that must be considered by app...
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Establishing an Open Source Software Strategy: Key Considerations and Tactical Recommendations

In this article, we explore three basic strategies for organizations that utilize and integrate open source software in their products: consumer, contributor and leader. Download: Establishing an...
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Understanding the Open Source Development Model

This paper presents an overview of the open source development model. It discusses the typical progression from an idea to an implemented feature, and highlights some of the key characteristics of...
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Open Compliance Program Marks Its One-Year Anniversary

Philip Koltun (Ph.D.), The Linux Foundation The Open Compliance Program was established with the goal of boosting adoption of Linux and other FOSS by making license compliance ever-easier to achieve...
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