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Linux.com: 2006 Italian Linux Day: A Nationwide Success

Nov 06, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Fioretti)

[ Thanks to Marco for this link. ]

"The 2006 edition of Italian Linux Day on October 28 was the first in the six-year history of the event to be celebrated in more than 100 cities in every corner of the country. The prime-time news program on the main national TV channel TG1 spent almost two minutes on a story about the event ('and they didn't even make mistakes!', a LUG activist said).

"The Rome edition took place in the Department of Mathematics of University La Sapienza and was organized mainly by the LUG of that same university. Besides the usual installfest, attendees could buy books on FOSS programming or download from the local wireless LAN their favorite distributions and lots of other software. One of the first and main differences I noted with respect to the 2005 edition was the fact that this year several dads brought their children along (more on this later)..."

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