LinuxPR: Linuxcare Pledges Commitment To Australian Open-Source Community Through Conference Sponsorship

“The conference, to be held at the University of New South Wales
17-20 January, will bring together the diverse Linux community in
Australia as well as experts from abroad to provide a forum for
collaboration on new solutions and to further the development of
Linux and open-source software.”

“Linuxcare, Inc., a leader in providing comprehensive
professional services and solutions for Linux and open-source
technologies, today announced its continued commitment to educate
Linux specialists and users through major sponsorship of the
Linux.Conf.Au conference.”

“Industry analysts predict tremendous growth in the Australian
Linux market in the next five years. Linuxcare continues to invest
in local open-source initiatives and assist Australian developers
in acquiring the knowledge to take advantage of the strong market.
As part of its ongoing participation in the open-source community,
Linuxcare is sending six open-source experts, or “gurus” to the
conference, to present on breakthrough projects that are currently
pushing the boundaries of Linux. Linuxcare presenters include, Paul
“Rusty” Russell, developer and leader of the kernel packet
“firewall” code and organiser of the first-ever Conference of
Australian Linux Users in 1999, Andrew Tridgell, leader of the
Samba project, and Martin Pool, lead developer of the rproxy


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