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Another Hardware Vendor Joins The Linux Foundation

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Published on 14 April 2010 04:09 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
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LG Electronics is joining the likes of Intel, AMD, Hitachi, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, and many other hardware vendors that are corporate members of the Linux Foundation.

The Linux Foundation press release is rather brief, but basically LG Electronics likes Linux and it's of value to them (this though is of no surprise to us, as some of their engineers also use our automated testing software), so now they're formalizing that by joining the pact with the Linux Foundation. LG is becoming a "silver" member, which is the Linux Foundation's lowest tier, and puts it with Dell, Adobe, ARM, Toshiba, DreamWorks, and VMware, among others.

LG is also participating in this week's Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit. This year's summit is taking place in San Francisco.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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