Tag Archives: Linux

Turn Your Kids Into Linux Hackers At SCALE: The Next Generation

The Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) celebrates its tenth year with a new feature, called SCALE: The Next Generation. The free and open source community of today is reaching out to their future leaders by hosting this mini-event for kids within the larger Linux conference. Mimi Cafiero and Malakai Wade, eighth graders already with backgrounds… Read More

Video: The Story of Linux

Maybe you’ve heard of Linux but aren’t really sure what it’s all about. Or maybe you’re a kernel developer. Either way, this is a great video. For the “Lin-what?” crowd: In 1991, Linus Torvalds, a student in Helsinki, sent a now-famous email that kicked off what’s now known as the open source operating system Linux.… Read More

FUDCon Recap and How You Can Get Involved In Open Source

I spent last weekend in Tempe, Arizona, at FUDCon, the Fedora Users and Developers Conference. For the less technically adventurous among our GeekMom friends, Fedora is a distribution of Linux, the open source operating system. If you’re not familiar, you can learn more at fedoraproject.org. A BarCamp-style unconference FUDCon is an unconference, BarCamp-style. In this… Read More