Filed Under (Linux) by Abbas on 19-08-2008
Thats right folks, Canonical (the company behind Ubuntu linux distros) joined Linux Foundation today. Linux Foundation that was formed last year acts as a collective representative of the whole Linux community in different areas such as Public Debates etc. Though many Linux distributions haven’t joined Linux Foundation yet, it is expected that they will eventually.
Canoncial joined LF with silver status, the lowest of all (still better than nothing). Many prominent companies like Nokia, Dell, RedHat and Dreamworks are also silver status members. Silver status members contribute between $5k to $20k annually. Canonical move has made Linux Foundation even more powerful and has helped moving it one step more closer to becoming a collective representative of all Linux distributions.
Canonical’s CTO Matt Zimerman said in a statement: Read the rest of this entry »