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Throws a "Hissy Fit" >> on The Linux Show!!
Tonight Live: On The Linux Show!!
Tuesday, September 30th, 2003from Chicago IL
Tonight LIVE on www.thelinuxshow.com.
At 6pm pt, 7pm mt, 8pm ct, and 9pm et.... Kevin Hill, Arne
Flones, Doc Searls, Russ Pavlicek AND Jeff Gerhardt are all back
live tonight. We have a lively show lined up for tonight.
Segment One- The News. We will cover
THE HOT NEWS of the week including: Microsoft Gets
pissed off at Lindows again (refunds made easy), Former Caldera CEO
Ransom Love pans SCO CEOs tactics, Sharps goal for the Zaurus to
concur the world, and way more.
Tonight we will have a conversation with Dave
Whitinger one of the original founders of Linux Today in a
discussion about the roots of the Linux Communities oldest Newslink
resource. If you do not know what Linux Today is, you certainly do
not know enough about Linux to know about The Linux Show. So its
sort of silly to talk about it here.
If we go way way back Dave did a stint at Red Hat. Dave worked
as the manager of the technical support department of Red Hat
Software back in 1997. After leaving Red Hat, he co-founded Linux
Today with Dwight Johnson. In his days at Linux Today, Dave handled
just about everything imaginable at Linux Today. In addition to
posting stories, he handled all the web development, perl and PHP
programming, system and network administration, and any technical
challenges that came along. In late 99 LT was sold to the present
owners, internet.com (presently known as Jupiter Media) and Dave
went his merry way.
After Linux Today, Dave participated in the development of
several well known ventures including Linsight, Atipa and Linux
Weekly News. Dave is a very cool guy who has survived the ups and
downs of the IT universe, and has both the scars and laurels to
prove it. Dave is presently the founder of StandardOut,
Inc a web site development and hosting service company.
These days he does private consulting of Linux and PHP
Dave lives in South/Central Texas (Kerrville). At 27 years old
(a mere child to have done all he has) he has been married for 7
years with 3 children, the latest one born 2 weeks ago at home!
When not doing Linux stuff, he is usually digging around in his
We have also invited Brian Proffitt of Linux Today to talk about
the future of the portal.
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