Linux Fund News and Events

MeetBSD 2012

May 2-5, 2012 Viena, Austria

Linux Fund is a Silver Sponsor of the MeetBSD conference taking place November 3-4, 2012 in Sunnyvale, CA. We look forward to meeting our BSDFund and Linux Fund card holders at the event.

Kids on Computers

Aug 20, 2012

Kids on Computers is a 501(c)3 non-profit that helps bring computers and free and open source software to disadvantaged kids. Linux Fund has provided funding to help upgrade project hardware and support integration of open-source educational resources into their labs.


July 16, 2012

Chamilo is a powerful open-source e-learning management and collaboration platform, used by millions of people worldwide. Linux Fund and the Chamilo Association are partnering to enable the use of Chamilo by educational organizations in the Philippines. Linux Fund will be sponsoring the initial translation of Chamilo into Tagalog, the official language of the Philippines with over 23.9 million native speakers.

Village Telco

July 10, 2012

Linux Fund is working with Village Telco to fund a build server for their Mesh Potato firmware project. Additionally Linux Fund will be supporting a portion of Village Telco's hosting expenses for 2012. The Village Telco is an initiative to build low-cost community telephone network hardware and software that can be set up in minutes anywhere in the world. No mobile phone towers or land lines are required. The Village Telco uses the latest Open Source telephony software and low cost wireless mesh networking technology to deliver affordable telephony anywhere.


July 1, 2012

Linux Fund has provided OpenBSD developers with a Lenovo x230 Thinkpad this month. This grant will allow OpenBSD developers to improve OpenBSD support on this model in particular, and support for Ivy-bridge devices in general at the upcoming July OpenBSD general hackathon.


March 19, 2012

Linux Fund is proud to support the WikioticsWikiotics Foundation's work on open-source language learning resources.

jQuery Foundation

March 6, 2012


Linux Fund is proud to be a founding sponsor of the jQuery foundation. In March 2012, Linux Fund provided initial funding to help cover administrative and infrastructure costs associated with the launch of jQuery's new foundation.
jQuery Foundation is a non-profit trade association and the home of jQuery, the Internet’s number one JavaScript library. Created in 2005 by John Resig as a JavaScript library to provide an intuitive approach for working with the DOM and Ajax, jQuery has steadily gained popularity among the development community and is the most widely-adopted JavaScript library in use today.. For more information see the press release.

Libre Graphics Meeting 2012

May 2-5, 2012 Viena, Austria

Libre Graphics Meeting

Linux Fund is co-sponsoring developer travel and accomodations for the upcoming 2012 Libre Graphics Meeting in Vienna. Please consider support the event via their Pledgie drive as well. The Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) is an annual working conference for free software graphics application users and developers. The seventh edition takes place May 2-5, 2012 in Vienna, Austria. Teams from GIMP, Inkscape, Blender, Krita, Scribus, Hugin, Open Font Library and many other graphics projects gather to improve their software and discuss new ideas for interoperability and shared standards.

SCaLE 10x US

Janury 20-22, 2012, Los Angeles, California


Linux Fund was a sponsor of the 10th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE)

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