LF Live: Mentorship Series

The Linux Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a virtual mentoring series, entitled LF Live: Mentorship Series. Open Source Maintainers and community leaders will host virtual mentorship sessions designed to provide expert knowledge and valuable interactive discussion across a range of topics related to the Linux Kernel and other OS projects, primarily around development. 

These Mentorship Webinars are free for anyone to attend, and are being offered to support the development of skills and further empowerment of the community. 

Confirmed mentoring sessions are listed below. To be alerted when registration is live for each session, please subscribe at the bottom of this page. New sessions and mentors will continue to be added. 

PAST MENTORING SESSIONS

Tuesday, July 20Developing Secure Open Source Software (OSS)
Mentor: Dr. David A. Wheeler, Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security, The Linux Foundation

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Tuesday, July 13Extra Boot Configuration and Boot-time Tracing
Mentor: Masami Hiramatsu, Tech Lead, Linaro

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Wednesday, June 9A Tour of cgroup2 Resource Control with resctl-demo
Mentor: Tejun Heo, Software Engineer, Facebook

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Friday, June 4Tracing with Ftrace: Critical Tooling for Linux Development
Mentor: Steven Rostedt, Open Source Engineer, VMware

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Thursday, May 6An Introduction to Linux Tracing and its Concepts
Mentor: Elena Zannoni, Senior Director of Linux Engineering, Oracle

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Tuesday, April 27Time for Disrupting the Status Quo: Diversity in Open Source Software
Mentor: Vandana Singh, Associate Professor, iSchool at University of Tennessee – Knoxville

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Wednesday, April 14Kernel Validation With Kselftest
Mentor: Shuah Khan, Kernel Maintainer & Fellow, The Linux Foundation

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Wednesday, March 31KUnit Testing Strategies
Mentor: Brendan Higgins, Engineer, Google

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Thursday, March 25Generating Software Bill of Materials
Mentor: Kate Stewart, VP, Dependable Embedded Systems, The Linux Foundation

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Tuesday, March 2Fuzzing Linux Kernel
Mentor: Andrey Konovalov, Senior Software Engineer, Google

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Thursday, February 25Dynamic Program Analysis for Fun and Profit
Mentor: Dmitry Vyukov, Principal Software Engineer, Google

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Wednesday, February 17Which Hat Do I Wear Today? The Balancing Act of Working with Upstream and Product Teams
Mentor: Shuah Khan, Kernel Maintainer & Fellow, The Linux Foundation

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Thursday, February 11New Ideas for Smatch (Static Analysis)
Mentor: Dan Carpenter, Software Developer, Oracle

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Tuesday, February 2Coccinelle: Automating Large-scale Evolution and Bug Finding in C Code
Mentor: Julia Lawall, Senior Research Scientist, Inria

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Wednesday, January 27Static Analysis & Tools
Mentor: Jan-Simon Möller, Release Manager, Automotive Grade Linux

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Friday, January 222nd Place is the First Winner: Maintainership and Growing Your Influence in the Linux Kernel Community
Mentor: Dan Williams, Principal Engineer, Intel

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Wednesday, January 13Open Source Licensing
Mentor: Steve Winslow, Director of Strategic Programs, The Linux Foundation

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Tuesday, December 8Best Practices to Getting Your Patches Accepted
Mentor: Greg Kroah-Hartman, Fellow, The Linux Foundation

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Wednesday, December 2How Do I Get Started with an Open Source Project?
Mentor: Clyde Seepersad, SVP and GM, Training and Certification, The Linux Foundation

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Thursday, October 29Writing Change Logs That Make Sense
Mentor: Shuah Khan, Kernel Maintainer & Fellow, The Linux Foundation

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