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Tuesday, 25 January 2011 17:11

LCA 2011: Students espouse the virtues of FOSS

Shane Geddes and his mates from the Albany High School in Auckland - the first school in New Zealand that uses only free and open source software - were back at the Australian national Linux conference in Brisbane today.

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Given that the focus of the 12th Australian national Linux conference is the internet, it was fitting that Dr Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the global network, gave the first keynote in Brisbane this morning.

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Tuesday, 25 January 2011 12:59

LCA 2011: The awesome power of the spoken word

Among the open source legions, Dirk Hohndel stands out in one way. Among the hundreds of speakers who have delivered words of wisdom at the Australian national Linux conferences over the last four years, he is probably the only person to depend solely on his speaking prowess to do so.

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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.

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Tuesday, 25 January 2011 08:58

LCA 2011: Tracking things to the source

To a hardcore geek, an operating system represents a secret garden, full of mysteries that can be unlocked or added to with a little tinkering. It presents a chance to incorporate features which can be only visualised in the absence of the code.

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Linux Weekly News is, probably, the best known website for geeks from the Linux community when they look for their quota of news about the community.

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Multiculturalism may be something that is frowned upon in some parts of Australia but for Red Hat, the premier open source company, it has proved to be a blessing and nothing else.

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Monday, 24 January 2011 12:50

Floods fail to keep LCA organisers down

Floods have not managed to keep the good people of the Australian national Linux conference down. This morning at 9am, or possibly a few minutes after, chief conference organiser Shaun Nykvist took the stage to greet the faithful who have gathered for the 12th LCA.

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Wednesday, 19 January 2011 12:17

LCA 2011 keynotes: Pesce wants a new internet

The focus of the keynotes at the 12th Australian national Linux conference is the internet; every speaker has contributed to the growth of the global network in a significant way.

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Tuesday, 18 January 2011 11:31

LCA 2011 to go ahead, venue changed

UPDATED The 12th Australian national Linux conference, scheduled to be held in Brisbane from January 24 to 28, will go ahead as planned, chief organiser Shaun Nykvist announced last night. The venue for the main conference has, however, been changed.

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Thursday, 13 January 2011 03:49

Jan 17 D-Day for decision on LCA 2011

A decision on whether to go ahead with the 12th Australian national Linux conference, which is scheduled to be held in Brisbane from January 24 to 29, will be made on Monday, January 17.

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Wednesday, 12 January 2011 13:11

LCA 2011: Organisers on floodwatch as event nears

The organisers of the 12th Australian national Linux conference are keeping an anxious eye on the floodwaters in Brisbane as the event nears.

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Monday, 10 January 2011 11:09

LCA 2011 keynotes: Allman to focus on sendmail

Anyone who has received an email in his or her lifetime has probably made use of Eric Allman's code at some time or the other.

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Wednesday, 08 December 2010 12:38

LCA 2011 drafts detailed anti-harassment policy

In the wake of the recent focus on incidents of sexual harassment in the free and open source software community, the organisers of the next Australian national Linux conference have drafted a detailed anti-harassment policy for LCA 2011.

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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.

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Friday, 22 October 2010 01:41

Vint Cerf to keynote at LCA2011

One of the pioneers of the internet will be giving a keynote at the Australian national Linux conference in January.

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Thursday, 14 October 2010 11:41

Registrations open for Australian Linux conference

Registrations have opened for the forthcoming Australian national Linux conference which is scheduled to be held in Brisbane from January 24 to 29 next year.

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Monday, 27 September 2010 12:20

Sendmail author to keynote at LCA 2011

The original author of the mail transport agent Sendmail, Eric Allman, has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers at the Australian national Linux conference in 2011.

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Monday, 20 September 2010 11:13

The geek who guides Linux Australia's fortunes

John Ferlito doesn't like to be called a nerd. He prefers to be referred to as a geek - though judging from his photo, he looks just like one of the many youthful businessmen in the tech community.

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Organisers of the 11th Australian national Linux conference have invited those who wish to present papers at the January 2011 event to submit their proposals by August 7.

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