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Ohio Linux Fest [September 25-27] Back to the Future of Linux!

Sep 14, 2009, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Ferris)

"Doug McIlroy -- The Father of the Unix Pipe
The featured keynote speaker this year is Doug McIlroy a major contributor to the great grandfather of Linux and a direct contributor to code that powers many of the Unix products of today. Doug invented the concept of pipes inter-process data streams that no true Unix / Linux geek can live without. This concept made its way into less stable products as well from other proprietary vendors.

"Shawn Powers -- The "Gadget Guy"
"gadget guy" Powers is know for the Linux Journal tech tip of the week where he demonstrates wonderful things that you can do with Linux today. I didn't know that you could Tweet from the command line, did you?

"Ohio Linux Fest - OLFU!
OLFU training classes will be offered the day before the event on the 25th. This is, literally, a bargain. This years training will be guided by LOPSA Where else can you go and get a days worth of training for only $350.00?

"What other crazy things will you miss out on if you miss OLF? You'll miss cool Tee Shirts, the yearly After-Party, the Free-Geek Columbus Linux Basics and more. Don't be sorry that you didn't register for the event."

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