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about linux foundation

About the Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is a nonprofit organization that sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds

It was founded in 2000 and its mission is to promote, protect, and advance Linux.  In addition to its basic missions of protecting, promoting and advancing Linux, the Foundation:

  • Produces technical events throughout the world (more on this on the following screen).
  • Develops and delivers training programs.
  • Hosts major collaborative projects and industry initiatives.
  • Manages kernel.org where the official versions of the Linux kernel are released.
  • Runs the popular website linux.com.

What are the objectives of the Linux Foundation?