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As a Linux Foundation collaborative project, the Open Mainframe Project is intended to help a mainframe-focused, open-source technical community. It’s also intended to serve as a focal point for the development and deployment of enterprise Linux in a mainframe computing environment. The goal of the project is to excite the Linux community around the use of the mainframe and to foster collaboration across the mainframe community to develop and exploit shared Linux tool sets, resources, and services in the mainframe environment.