UbuCon at Atlanta Linux Fest 2009

Atlanta Linux Fest 2009 will be Saturday, September 19th 2009, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The event is being organized by the Ubuntu Georgia US Team.

The event is distribution-agnostic. There will be presentations on Fedora’s remixing capabilities and openSUSE’s build service. General topics important to the open source community will also be presented like the need to encourage more women in open source, building businesses around open source, and GPLv3. Well known open source applications will be showcased: SugarCRM, Drupal, Zenoss, and Blender. Red Hat and Google will discuss how to encourage contributors to join open source projects.

UbuCon Atlanta 2009 will be held with Atlanta Linux Fest. UbuCon will cover what is going on within the Ubuntu community and how to improve the Ubuntu community. Part unconference, part scheduled sessions, the Ubuntu Kernel Team will be on hand to test laptops for the upcoming Karmic Koala release. The Kernel Team will also teach the basics of hacking drivers. Presentations on audio in Ubuntu, Ubuntu server, and Ubuntu in the cloud will be discussed. Sessions talking about burnout, triaging bugs, and LoCo leadership are already planned. Attendees are encouraged to sign up to discuss any aspect of the community they are interested in.

Registration is free for the event (required to use WiFi).

To find out more about Atlanta Linux Fest 2009, visit http://atlantalinuxfest.org.

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