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Claims that Linux Australia has a ban in place on well-known kernel developer Ted Ts'o attending the organisation's annual national conference — which is known as LCA — have been denied by LA president Kathy Reid.

Published in Open Source

Well-known privacy advocate and developer Jacob Appelbaum is no longer a member of the Debian GNU/Linux project, with his status as developer having been revoked as of 18 June.

Published in Open Source

Last month, the Linux Australia secretary, Sae Ra Germaine, posted to the publicly-available Linux-aus mailing list that the organisation's website had been disrupted due to hosting changes. Under its current mindset, this problem is only bound to re-occur.

Published in The Linux Distillery

The Australian national Linux conference has not made a loss in 2015 after a disastrous 2014, according to the president of Linux Australia, Joshua Hesketh.

Published in Open Source
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 09:00

Linux Australia voting numbers down by 30%

The voting numbers for the Linux Australia 2015 election are showing a downward trend, according to the minutes of the organisation's general body meeting, with current numbers down to 70 per cent of the 2014 figure.

Published in Open Sauce

At least two members of Linux Australia have criticised the attitude of members who have raised questions about an iTWire staff member who attempted to contest the organisation's elections.

Published in Open Sauce

The Linux Australia council thinks it is time for the organisation to change its name in order to represent the focus of its community.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 15 December 2011 08:29

Embodying the spirit of the LCA volunteer

Thirteen years have gone by since the first Australian national Linux conference was held, but the event is still driven by the same category of people: volunteers.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 02 December 2011 16:23

Security expert Applebaum to speak at LCA

Independent security professional Jacob Applebaum has been announced as the fourth and final keynote speaker for the 13th Australian national Linux conference which is being held in Ballarat from January 16 to 20.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 21 October 2011 08:36

Perens joins keynote speakers for LCA 2012

One of the first luminaries of the free and open source software world, Bruce Perens, has been announced as the second keynote speaker for the 13th Australian national Linux conference.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 13:53

The art of the Linux conference

When Ballarat makes its debut in January 2012 as the first regional centre to host Australia's national Linux conference, it will also see a number of first-timers involved on the organisational front.

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 01 August 2011 11:21

LCA extends date for talks proposals

The organisers of next year's Australian national Linux conference have extended the date for submission of proposals for papers or presentations.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 21 July 2011 15:09

Linux Australia to tweak constitution

Linux Australia, the umbrella group for Linux user groups in the country, plans to make some changes to its constitution, according to its president, John Ferlito.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 25 January 2011 09:10

LCA 2011: A tale of floods, mud - and switches

How do you set up a network for a large conference without switches? The short answer is you can't; if you don't have your own, then there is no option but to buy or borrow them.

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 29 November 2010 13:18

LCA 2011: The quiet man at the helm

The man behind the next Australian national Linux conference is an academic, a retiring type not exactly prone to bluff and bluster. He and his team are quietly getting things ready for the last week of January 2011 when a host of geeks will converge on Brisbane for the 12th LCA, the second to be held in the city since the conference was first held in 1999.

Published in Open Sauce

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