The Linux Foundation provides neutral collaboration forums so companies and individuals can work together to solve the challanges facing the Linux platform. Whether you're a Linux Foundation member, developer, independent software vendor, government organization or end user, the Linux Foundation offers you services and forums for collaboration. You can have your voice heard through one of the Linux Foundation's offerings or events.
The Linux Foundation advisory councils provide forums for end users, member/vendors and community developers to discuss shared issues, collaborate on projects of common interest and decide how best to direct resources in support of the development community. The councils meet separately and jointly to accomplish their shared goals.
The TAB and LSB Steering Committee may evolve into a broader Developer Advisory Council in the future.
The Linux Foundation hosts workgroups where individuals and technical resources can come together to solve key problems facing Linux platforms. LF Workgroups are open to all who wish to participate in improving Linux platforms in areas such as desktop interfaces, accessibility, printing, application packaging, and many others.
Among its many programs, The Linux Foundation: