About Us

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The Linux Foundation is the nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds and is supported by leading technology companies and developers from around the world. The Linux Foundation also hosts a variety of events, workgroups, web properties, job boards, and membership offerings, all of which create the network that connects members and attendees with development and vendor communities.

Vendor-Neutral, Direct From the Source, and Technically Advanced

The Linux Foundation has a mandate to train the next generation of Linux developers. To carry out this mandate, we created a training program packed full of comprehensive Linux courses that are vendor-neutral, direct from the source, technically advanced, and customizable to suit your needs. The Linux Foundation Training Program is:

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  • For the Community, by The Community
  • The Most Up-to-Date with Advances in the Linux Kernel
  • Built by Linux Experts to be Technically Advanced

Built in concert with our Technical Advisory Board of Linux experts and the leading maintainers from the Linux community, The Linux Foundation's training curriculum is constantly updated and synced with advances in Linux and includes new features as they are released.

Our comprehensive Linux courses include the real-world experience and first-hand knowledge of what it takes to be a successful Linux developer or system administration professional that our Linux experts bring to training with them. The courses also include hands-on components and rigorous programming or administration lab exercises.

The Linux Foundation’s training program combines the broad, foundational knowledge with the networking opportunities that attendees need to thrive in their careers today. We have helped hundreds of companies move to Linux or gain advanced knowledge of the technology to give their development or operations teams a competitive advantage. If use of Linux is crucial to your business, count on The Linux Foundation’s Linux experts and comprehensive Linux training courses to ensure your developers and IT staff get the most out of Linux.

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