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Yukon Linux Users Group


YLUG

Whitehorse

Mailing list: linux-users-subscribe@polarcom.com

Looking for linux users group in the Niagara area of Ontario Canada

I am new to linux and am wishing to link up with ANY OTHER LINUX USER! I am quick to learn, I just need someone to show me the ropes. I live in St.Catharines, Ont, so if anyone knows anybody, please send me a msg, or email me at willhornby@yahoo.ca .

club linux de madagascar

nous avons un club linux a madagascar ,crée depuis cette année et dont l'embition et de vulgariser le système d'exploitation linux et les logiciels libre dans tous madagascar dans le but de reduire la fracture numérique entre nord -sud

Desktop Developers Conference - Summary

The 2006 Desktop Developers Conference in Ottawa is now over and here is a summary. I was able to attend most of the sessions, but unfortunately not all ("real work" got in the way).

Linux Symposium in Ottawa next week

Linux Symposium

The Linux Symposium is a core technology conference, targeting software developers working on the Linux kernel, OS infrastructure, security, networking, and related research projects. With attendees coming from over 30 different countries, the Symposium is the single most comprehensive collection of Linux experts in the world.

Desktop Developers Conference in Ottawa next week

Desktop Developers Conference
in Ottawa, Canada, July 17th & 18th, 2006

The Desktop Developers Conference is targetted at those developers who are contributing to the development of desktop distributions, application and ISV development, application integration, and operating system infrastructure intended to improve the desktop user experience.

PostgreSQL Anniversary Summit

2006-06-08 08:00
2006-06-09 17:00
Etc/GMT-4

Ten years ago, on July 8th, 1996, the PostgreSQL project went on the Internet via a small web server in Toronto. To commemorate that event -- as well as offer a chance for many members of our community to meet for the first time, in person -- we will be having a small conference from July 8 to 9 in Toronto, Canada.

This 2-day event will feature numerous presentations and community sessions to let community members share their knowledge. Many major contributors to PostgreSQL will be there, and most of them will be speaking or leading coding sessions: Tom Lane, Bruce Momjian, Tatsuo Ishii, Gavin Sherry, Neil Conway and more. At the event we will also discuss and coordinate community advocacy and fundraising efforts.

Linux at the SHARE user group meeting in Seattle

SHARE is the North American user group for users of IBM mainframe (aka System z) servers. SHARE (not an acronym, it is what we do) has a very active Linux program covering Linux in general and Linux on mainframes. SHARE has two meetings per year and I made two presentations at SHARE this week in Seattle.

Open Computing and Linux provides an overview of Open Computing and Linux from the "IBM point of view".

Linux on IBM System z provides an overview of virtualization and server consolidation and how Linux on System z can be used in this environment.

Groklaw coverage of HLUG event

The popular Groklaw website, which has been following the SCOGroup lawsuits against its partners and customers, has provided a review of last week's Hamilton event with which Bob Young, Ren Bucholz and Peter Salus. Groklaw had earlier promoted the event.

About halfway down in the comments is an interesting and informative addendum to the origial report.

My own personal thanks go to Ron Harwood and the HLUG gang for staging such a well-run event, and to Peter Salus for coming up with the idea. I'm happy that the meeting topic went well beyond the specifics of the SCO case, as there are many current issues in Canada (such as the new government's approach to copyright) that require attention.