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Jul 24, 2006, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Graham)

Day Two at OLS: Why Userspace Sucks, and More

"Day two of the eighth annual Ottawa Linux Symposium (OLS) was more technical than the first. Of the talks, the discussions on the effects of filesystem fragmentation, using Linux to bridge the digital divide, and using Linux on laptops particularly caught my attention, but Dave Jones' talk titled 'Why Userspace Sucks' really stole the show..."

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Day 3 at OLS: NFS, USB, AppArmor, and the Linux Standard Base

"The third of four days of the eighth Ottawa Linux Symposium saw a deep discussion on the relative merits of various network file systems in a talk called 'Why NFS sucks,' a tutorial on reverse engineering a USB device, an introduction to SELinux rival AppArmor, and an update on the status of the Linux Standard Base, among other topics of interest..."

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OLS Day 4: Kroah-Hartman's Keynote Address

"The fourth and final day of the 2006 Ottawa Linux Symposium saw the annual tradition of the closing keynote address, this year by Greg Kroah-Hartman, introduced by last year's keynote speaker, Dave Jones, and the announcement of the next year's speaker..."

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