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20 April 2011, 13:01

Igalia becomes latest member of Linux Foundation

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Igalia logo The Linux Foundation has announced that consultancy and development company Igalia, headquartered in Spain, has become its latest member. Igalia has been involved with open source for ten years and it is a member of the GNOME advisory board. Among projects it has been heavily involved in is WebKitGTK+ which brings the WebKit engine to the GNOME platform.

Igalia's web site also lists involvement and code contributions with GStreamer,, Qt, the Linux kernel, MeeGo (Moblin/Maemo), LiMo and Sugar. The company hopes to be able to contribute to the Foundation's work on desktop, mobile, embedded and kernel development. The co-founder of Igalia, Juan José Sánchez, was quoted as saying, “Through our Linux Foundation membership, we’re looking forward to deeper collaboration with projects like MeeGo and to support Linux Foundation work that increases open source adoption and understanding.”

The Linux Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the task of promoting the growth of Linux. Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, is sponsored by the foundation.


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