The Linux Foundation is a non-profit consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux. Key facts about the Linux Foundation:

  • Sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Torvalds
  • Maintains the Linux Trademark
  • Operates, 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. As the protector of Linux and employer of Linus Torvalds, there is no greater place for the Yocto Project to live than the Linux Foundation.

The Linux Foundation and the Yocto Project

The Linux Foundation hosts the Yocto Project as an open source project, provides a vendor neutral collaboration environment, and encourages community contributions in line with the best practices of the open source development model.

Join The Linux Foundation and the Yocto Project Ecosystem

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.