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Latest News Feed - For the Community, By The Community2014-12-18T05:58:09+00:00
Updated: 1 hour 39 min ago

Make Your Mark on the World With Linux

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 06:17:08 AM

Why yes, we can change the world. And we already are.

Join Us at Vault: The Linux Storage and Filesystem Conference

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 06:44:16 PM

We’re currently accepting submissions for Vault, The Linux Foundation’s Linux storage and filesystem conference, happening this March 11 and 12 in Boston, MA. The call for proposals will remain open until December 1. Submit a session proposal and register to get your space.   Why have a conference about Linux storage and filesystems? Over the last few years we have had enormous demand for conference education on Linux storage and file systems. As data has exploded so has the need for filesystem and storage innovation. And as the cloud, Internet and most data intensive workloads have moved to Linux, so has the need for a dedicated conference.  We created Vault to bring together the leading developers in file systems and storage in the Linux kernel with related projects to forge a path to continued innovation and education. By being co-located with the invite-only and exclusive Linux File...

Top 10 Linux Holiday Gifts for 2014 (Slideshow)

Monday 24th of November 2014 11:25:17 PM

In 2012, the Top 10 Linux Gift Guide set the upper limit at $500, and last year it dropped to $400. This year, the cut-off dips to $350, reflecting the ongoing price reductions in consumer electronics.

Gallery : Top 10 Linux Holiday Gifts, 2014

Monday 24th of November 2014 05:20:13 PM

Beginning Git and Github for Linux Users

Friday 21st of November 2014 03:36:46 PM

Basic Git for beginners, using Github as a test bed.

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