Wired.com describes LinuxWorld this way: " There are no magicians. No jugglers. Not even one parachuting penguin.
All of the above have appeared at LinuxWorlds of the past, but this year the sideshow acts are gone.
Even the attendees are far more subdued in appearance. Business casual, not geek gear, is the attire of choice. Tattoos and long hair are in short supply ... "