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More than 20 years ago, Linus Torvalds sparked an open source revolution with a short email declaring he was doing a new project “just for fun.” Today, Linux powers 98% of the world’s super computers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and tens of millions of Android mobile phones and consumer devices. In short, Linux is everywhere.

The Linux Foundation is here to help. By supporting the kernel development community -- including employing Linus Torvalds himself -- and fostering collaboration on a truly massive scale, the Linux Foundation unites thousands of curious minds in the free and open exchange of ideas.

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Organization Type:
Non-Profit
Links:
 Homepage
Managers:
halstead, collab-it, Thanh Ha, bschineller, ke4qqq, tykeal, and Jason Allen
443,015 commits by
1529 outside people on
14 of 20 projects
The Linux Foundation
12,201 commits by
2 people on 5 projects
1,949 commits by
2 of 2 people on
55 outside projects

Portfolio Projects

 
Name   Primary Language I Use This Community Rating 12-month Activity & Year-on-Year Change
Contributors Commits
img avatar Linux Kernel
C
7509
4.70267
   
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:    4145 -185 (4%) 71358 -8243 (10%)
img avatar Node.js
C++
349
4.48276
   
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:    453 -310 (40%) 3805 -874 (18%)
img avatar Xen Project (Hypervi...
C
192
4.16
   
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:   
img avatar Yocto Project
59
5.0
 
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:    294 +13 (4%) 7932 -96 (1%)
img avatar Tizen
N/A 22 none
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:   
img avatar OpenDaylight
18
5.0
 
  Affiliated:  2 1250 -477 (27%)
  Outside:    281 -160 (36%) 16278 -3991 (19%)
img avatar Zephyr-RTOS
C
17 none
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:    548 +246 (81%) 40858 +19996 (95%)
img avatar Let's Encrypt
Go
10
4.0
   
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:   
img avatar FD.io
C
4
5.0
 
  Affiliated:  2 10 -2 (16%)
  Outside:    183 +37 (25%) 4568 +1095 (31%)
img avatar spdx-tools
3 none
  Affiliated: 
  Outside:    4 +3 (300%) 51 +12 (30%)
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