"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
"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."