Linux Foundation Marks 20 Years of Linux, Holds Collaboration Summit

by Sam Dean - Apr. 07, 2011Comments (0)

The Linux Foundation is celebrating 20 years of Linux this week, as this summer will mark 20 years since Linus Torvalds decided to share his operating system with everyone, and chose to release it under the General Public License. Also, this week, The Linux Foundation is hosting its fourth annual Collaboration Summit. You can watch a video on the story of Linux that the foundation has created, and keep up with reports on the Collaboration Summit throughout this week. Here are the details.

You can read about the foundation's celebration of 20 years of Linux here, and watch a video on the story of Linux, produced by the foundation, here. According to the foundation:

"We hope this video will inspire submissions for the annual Linux Foundation Video Contest, which is being announced today and for which Linux creator Linus Torvalds will choose the best. This year’s submissions should show and celebrate the impact of Linux on computing, business or culture over the last 20 years. The winner will be revealed at LinuxCon in Vancouver August 17-19, 2011. Submit your video here:"

At the Collaboration Summit this week, which is being held in San Francisco, there are numerous sessions and collaborative events being held. The schedule is available online here, and the event is sponsored by a long list of tech industry heavyweights. Live streaming of many events is also available at the Collaboration Summit site.

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