July 1, 2009

Reserve Your Space on the Australian Stage

Article Source Linux Journal
July 1, 2009, 12:54 pm

The Triple Crown of Linux conferences — if there is one — is surely the Linux Symposium, the Linux Kongress, and linux.conf.au. It was just a month ago that we passed on the message to LinuxJournal.com readers that the time to get their name on the Kongress program was nigh, and now it is time to do the same for the southernmost jewel in the crown.

Last year's linux.conf.au was a sight to behold. Linux Journal's Jes Hall was on the scene, reporting all the conference happenings to LinuxJournal.com readers, from preflight to highlights. The undisputed event to beat all events was a quite surprising turn of charitable events culminating with Developer-in-Chief Linus Torvalds shaving the beard off Bdale Garbee's face in exchange for a grand total of $32,500 — to save the iconic Tasmanian Devil from extinction. The cause continued even after the conference's close, with the 2.6.29 kernel cycle adopting Tuz, the conference's Devil-cum-Penguin mascot, to raise awareness of their plight...


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