Last Chance to Pre-Register For LinuxWorld Conference & Expo August

Kristin DeAngelis

IDG World Expo Brings Over 50 Conference Sessions, Tutorials to
its Second International Linux-Only Conference & Expo

Framingham, Mass. – July 16, 1999 – Come see why everyone is
talking about the Linux OS revolution! IDG World Expo, the world’s
leading IT media and information services company, offers a way to
check out the hottest OS technology on the market at LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo August, August 9-12, 1999 at the San Jose
Convention Center, San Jose, Calif. This event will be an
opportunity for attendees to participate in a full-range conference
program and take advantage of the unique pavilions on the show
floor. Join thousands already signed up for the event –
pre-register for LinuxWorld Conference & Expo August by July
20, 1999 and you will receive a free T-shirt, plus be automatically
entered into a drawing to win one of two $250 American Express Gift

The LinuxWorld Conference & Expo August conference program
will feature in-depth sessions that offer advice, evaluations and
tutorials focused on the newest technologies and most critical
issues the Linux community faces today. Over the four days of the
show, attendees can: explore procedures, standards and
implementations of

Linux technology, meet people in a wide variety of job functions
who use Linux, and hear how to solve their individual needs. These
six tracks consist of more than 35 sessions and are as follows:

  • Track 1: Linux Getting Started, Business Issues, Case
  • Track 2: Linux Kernel Internals, Device Drivers, File Systems,
    High Availability;
  • Track 3: Desktop Environments, Graphics, User Interface;
  • Track 4: Software Development, Libraries, Languages;
  • Track 5: System Administration, Interoperability, Standards;
  • Track 6: And Everything Else…

The conference program also includes 18 tutorials designed to
teach professionals, users and developers what they need to know in
order to run an organization with Linux technology. Attendees will
have the opportunity to hear advice, learn strategies and discover
new tools for implementing real-world solutions to support their
organizations’ business initiatives using Linux technology.

Capturing the spirit of the Linux community, LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo August offers a variety of special features
on the show floor, including:

  • .org Pavilion – An area where attendees can congregate to
    access the Internet, play video games and network with non-profit
    organizations. Companies exhibiting in the .org Pavilion will
    include Slashdot.org, Free Software Foundation, Debian and Stampede
  • LinuxWorld Expo Greenhouse – A designated area where small
    start-up companies can introduce cutting-edge Linux applications
    and technologies.

For More Information

For more information or to register, visit the LinuxWorld
Conference & Expo Web site at www.linuxworldexpo.com, or call

About IDG World Expo

IDG World Expo, a business unit of IDG, is the world’s leading
IT media, research and exposition company. IDG publishes more than
290 computer magazines and newspapers and 700 book titles, and
offers online users the largest network of technology-specific
sites around the world through IDG.net, which comprises more than
240 targeted Web sites in 55 countries. IDG is also a leading
producer of 168 computer-related expositions worldwide, and
provides IT market analysis through 49 offices in 41 countries
worldwide. For more information, please visit IDG’s Web site at