About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation - Key Facts

  • A nonprofit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux
  • Sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds
  • Maintains the Linux Trademark
  • Operates Linux.com, reaching 2 million Linux developers and users every month
  • Hosts multiple workgroups that advance or standardize the Linux platform
  • Produces the world’s leading Linux conferences, including LinuxCon

The Linux Foundation is the largest non-profit foundation in the Linux industry.

The Linux Foundation and LTSI

The Linux Foundation advocates working with upstream and being aligned with the mainline Linux kernel. The Linux Foundation provides a vendor neutral collaboration envrionment and encourages contributions in line with best practices of the open source development model. As such, the Linux Foundation hosts the LTSI project and supports it by providing:

  • Neutral home for collaboration that bridges the CE industry and the community to evolve Linux and Linux adoption in the business.
  • Awareness and reach
  • Neutral reputation infrastructure 
  • Technical infrastructure to host LTSI 
  • Marketing platform 
  • Continuous project guidance

Join The Linux Foundation

Through membership in the Linux Foundation, you will support the development and protection of Linux but also gain an advantage for your company through collaboration, education and networking opportunities, including member-only events and information.

Learn more about joining the Linux Foundation.