Can the Linux Foundation Speak for Free Software?

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Although the Linux Foundation seems to represent Linux and the entire Linux user community, many community members have complained for years that the organization has defaulted to representing only the interests of its corporate membership. […]

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The Linux Foundation: Not a Friend of Desktop Linux, the GPL, or Openness

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After stirring up a ruckus by using words like “restrictive” and “virus” to describe the GPL in a Linux.com article, the Linux Foundation responds by quietly removing the post from the website.

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Linux Foundation’s Jim Zemlin Speaks Out on Immigration Ban

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Here at FOSS Force, we often disagree with the Linux Foundation and executive director, Jim Zemlin’s, thoughts and actions, especially as far as desktop Linux goes. We do so, however, while also recognizing […]

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Linux Foundation ‘Fails’ Linux Mint: Suggests Upgrade to Windows or Mac

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Those using Linux to register for a Linux Foundation webinar are told to try using Windows or OS X instead.

Excuse me if I have a little fun at the Linux Foundation’s expense.

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The Last LinuxCon, MariaDB Goes Open Core & More…

Linus Torvalds, Dirk Hohndel, LinuxCon 2016

Also included: Gilles Chanteperdrix passes, corporate Linux, Cisco patches against the NSA, MariaDB’s proprietary moves, Netrunner becomes Maui, Ubuntu to replace Upstart, Fedora and Wayland, and Linux client for Yandex Disk.

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