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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

A new industry alliance has been formed with the aim of shaping and leading debate on the future of a digitally-enabled Australia and the country’s development of digital infrastructure beyond 2020.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 28 April 2017 12:49

Time to imagine the post-NBN rollout future

Four IT organisations have formed an alliance to develop a vision of a digitally-enabled Australia.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 10:28

LUV to vote again on winding up and joining LA

The main Linux user group in Victoria has decided to hold a vote at a special general meeting on 2 November on whether to wind up and become a sub-committee of Linux Australia, the umbrella organisation for Linux user groups in the country.

Published in Open Source

Linux Australia has done a backflip on its stance over privacy advocate Jacob Appelbaum who was recently thrown out of several software groupings following numerous accusations of sexual harassment.

Published in Open Source

Linux Australia has predictably chosen to take the safe option in the case of well-known privacy advocate Jacob Appelbaum who has been chucked out of various free software projects and associations after sexual misconduct charges were levelled at him.

Published in Open Source

An iTWire article appears to have resulted in Linux Australia seeing the folly of not having proper arrangements in place for hosting its website.

Published in The Linux Distillery

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
Sunday, 22 November 2015 16:29

Linux Australia suffers another data leak

Linux Australia has suffered a second leak of data from its servers, according to a message sent to its main mailing list by president Joshua Hesketh.

Published in Open Source

Linux Australia considered a bid to buy publicity back in May, and then had to abandon the idea because the project it sought to influence had obtained enough funding and shut its door.

Published in Open Sauce

A public server belonging to Linux Australia, the umbrella group for Linux user groups in the country, was breached on March 22, and the personal information of members may have been stolen.

Published in Open Source
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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
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:30

LUV not to merge with Linux Australia

The Linux Users of Victoria (LUV), the biggest Linux user group in the state, has voted down a proposal to disincorporate and become a sub-committee of Linux Australia.

Published in Open Source
Tuesday, 08 May 2012 08:08

Hobart to host Python conference in August

Two years ago, the first PyCon Australia, a conference devoted to the Python programming language, was held in Sydney because the local developer community saw the need for a targeted conference.

Published in Open Source

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

Last year, in its annual budget, Linux Australia allocated a sum of $5000 for media training. The entire amount was unspent.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 13 January 2012 12:50

LCA code of conduct: devil is in the detail

At the 13th Australian national Linux conference that begins in Ballarat on Monday, all presentation material has to be suitable for people aged 12 and above.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 29 November 2011 11:50

Linux Australia to revive Rusty Wrench Award

After a hiatus of four years, Linux Australia, the umbrella organisation for Linux user groups in the country, has decided to revive the Rusty Wrench Award.

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 29 August 2011 13:13

Linux Australia to live stream SGM

Linux Australia is holding a special general body meeting tonight to vote on some pending issues - and for the first time the organisation will be live-streaming the meeting.

Published in Open Source
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