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NLUG LinuxCon09 Presentation


PowerPoint deck of presentation to NLUG regarding what LinuxCon 2009 was like.

PowerPoint deck of presentation to NLUG regarding what LinuxCon 2009 was like.

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  • 1. LinuxCon 2009
    • Jim Peterson
    • Portland, Oregon
    • The Conference
    • The future of the Linux Desktop
    • What I Learned at the Conference
  • 2. Portland, Oregon Mt. Hood
  • 3. Mt. Hood & the Interstate
  • 4. USS Blueback Museum
  • 5.
    • Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel
      • PAY Internet! FAIL!! Blogged about it at my library technology blog
    • All the heavy hitters in Kernel development
      • Linus Torvalds
      • Greg Kroah-Hartman
      • JEJ Bottomley
      • Ted T'so
      • Jon Corbet
  • 6. Desktop Future is Uncertain
    • Many valid viewpoints for and against desktops in general, even for Windows
    • Google is a wildcard
    • Arguments of failure came from all sides
  • 7. The Linux Foundation
    • Brian Proffitt, Community Manager led lightning talk about's focus & future
    • Community Input will drive design & usage
  • 8. What I learned
    • The kernel guys are extremely accessible!
    • will become a valuable resource
    • Passion is not dead!
    • Linux is EVERYWHERE, even the most basic of machines/appliances
  • 9. Linus & Me
  • 10. Sesame Street runs on Linux
    • Shoestring budget
    • Tiny staff
    • Amazing story told by Noah Broadwater, VP of Information Services at Sesame Workshop
  • 11. Resources
    • The Sesame Workshop Story -- by Noah Broadwater
    • A Musical Guide to the Future of Linux -- by Joe ”Zonker” Brockmeier
    • -- check the media library for more presentations at LinuxCon
    • The Linux Foundation