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Sep 18, 2000, 20:53 (0 Talkback[s])
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FSLC the Free Software and GNU/Linux Club at University State University is hosting their first USU Free Software and GNU/Linux Forum tomorrow, September 19, 2000.

Events begin at 2:00pm with an exhibit floor and various presentations on various Free Software topics and end at 7:00pm with prize drawings and a keynote speech from Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation.

Stallman will give a presentation on how the Free Software Movement and the GNU/Linux Operating System is taking the IT world by storm. The USU Forum will be the last stop for Stallman's tour discussing Free Software issues. His appearance is being sponsored by USU's Computer Science Department.

Another special guest will be Kara Pritchard. Pritchard, author of the RHCE Exam Cram, is the Assistant Director for Program Development for the Linux Professional Institute and will be discussing Linux Certification issues with attendees, and will also be working with event coordinators to continue building the LUGs Resource Project. Pritchard's attendance is being sponsored by LinuxGruven, a Linux Technical Support and Professional Services provider based in St. Louis, MO.

Other presentations being featured at the event include exhibits from ArsDigita, Caldera, Guru Labs, Iodynamics, Xmission and SuSE. For more information about this event, contact Robert Mello, rmello@cc.usu.edu.