"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)..."