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LinuxPR: Linuxcare Pledges Commitment To Australian Open-Source Community Through Conference Sponsorship

Jan 09, 2001, 22:40 (0 Talkback[s])

"The conference, to be held at the University of New South Wales 17-20 January, will bring together the diverse Linux community in Australia as well as experts from abroad to provide a forum for collaboration on new solutions and to further the development of Linux and open-source software."

"Linuxcare, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive professional services and solutions for Linux and open-source technologies, today announced its continued commitment to educate Linux specialists and users through major sponsorship of the Linux.Conf.Au conference."

"Industry analysts predict tremendous growth in the Australian Linux market in the next five years. Linuxcare continues to invest in local open-source initiatives and assist Australian developers in acquiring the knowledge to take advantage of the strong market. As part of its ongoing participation in the open-source community, Linuxcare is sending six open-source experts, or "gurus" to the conference, to present on breakthrough projects that are currently pushing the boundaries of Linux. Linuxcare presenters include, Paul "Rusty" Russell, developer and leader of the kernel packet "firewall" code and organiser of the first-ever Conference of Australian Linux Users in 1999, Andrew Tridgell, leader of the Samba project, and Martin Pool, lead developer of the rproxy project."

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