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This page has a few of my blog entries about linux, but my main linux page is here
Picture of Linus

Here is a list of older linux event reports I made before my blog was started, then the rest are below
1996/11/18-21:Linux Pavillion Comdex Fall 1996 (photos only). I've been going since then to help at the linux pavillion.
1997/11/18-21: Linux Pavillion Comdex Fall 1997 (photos only)
1998/05/28-30: Linuxexpo 1998 (photos only)
1998/11/16-20: Linux Pavillion Comdex Fall 1998 (full report)
1998/11/11: Silicon Valley Tea Party (report with pictures)
1999/02/15: Windows Refund Day (report with pictures)
1999/03/20: SVLUG KTEH night (photos only)
1999/03/01-04: LinuxWorld Expo Winter 99 (complete report with many pictures)
1999/03/31: Mozilla Party one year anniversary (photos only)
1999/05/18-22: Linuxexpo 1999 (complete report with many pictures)
1999/06/07: June 99 Balug meeting with Linus
1999/08/09-12: LinuxWorld Expo Summer 99 (complete report with many pictures)
1999/11/15-19: Linux Business Show at Comdex Fall 1999 (full report with pictures)
2000/08/14-17: LinuxWorld Expo Summer 2000 (complete report with many pictures)
2001/01/17-20: Linux.conf.au/LCA 2001 (complete report with pictures)
2001/07/25-28: OLS 2001 (photos only)
2001/08/25: Linux 10th Anniversary (report with pictures)
2001/09/27-30: LinuxWorld Expo Summer 2001 report with pictures)
2001/11/05-10: ALS 2001 (photos only)
2002/06/26-29: OLS 2002 (photos only)
2003/01/20-25: LCA 2003 (photos only)
2003/07/23-26: OLS 2003 (photos only)
2004/01/12-17: LCA 2004 (photos only)
2004/07/21-24: OLS 2004 (photos only)
2005/04/18-23: LCA 2005 (photos only)
2006/01/24-28: LCA 2006 (photos only)
2007/01/17-21: LCA 2007 (photos only)

Here is a list of all the talks I've given:

And below are my blog posts:



Table of Content for linux:

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2016/08/23 Linuxcon 2016, Toronto
π 2016-08-23 01:01 in Linux
After Linuxcon in Japan, we went to the one in Toronto. It had 10 parallel tracks at time, it was a very packed schedule.




kind of weird to see a keynote on Microsoft showing their 'longstanding' contributions to linux
kind of weird to see a keynote on Microsoft showing their 'longstanding' contributions to linux


Funny how microsoft was playing all "we love linux and we have for a long time", when they're still actively extorting money for companies that dare to use linux and aren't paying microsoft windows licenses:

  • http://techrights.org/2016/02/10/extorting-acer-with-patents
  • http://techrights.org/2016/03/10/charm-offensives-distract
  • http://techrights.org/2016/04/29/microsoft-continues-extortion
  • I gave my talk on Open Source at Google and it was well received:


    Show floor:



    The last evening, we had a nice party where people were eoncuraged to dress up:





    ice cream made onsite
    ice cream made onsite

    See more images for Linuxcon 2016, Toronto

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