LinuxCon 2009 <ul><li>Jim Peterson </li></ul><ul><li>Portland, Oregon </li></ul><ul><li>The Conference </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Portland, Oregon Mt. Hood
Mt. Hood & the Interstate
USS Blueback Museum
<ul><li>Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PAY Internet! FAIL!! Blogged about it at  my library tech...
Desktop Future is Uncertain <ul><li>Many valid viewpoints for and against desktops in general, even for Windows </li></ul>...
The Linux Foundation <ul><li>http://www.linux.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Brian Proffitt, Community Manager led lightning talk ...
What I learned <ul><li>The kernel guys are extremely accessible! </li></ul><ul><li>Linux.com will become a valuable resour...
Linus & Me
Sesame Street runs on Linux <ul><li>Shoestring budget </li></ul><ul><li>Tiny staff </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing story told by...
Resources <ul><li>The Sesame Workshop Story   -- by Noah Broadwater </li></ul><ul><li>A Musical Guide to the Future of Lin...
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NLUG LinuxCon09 Presentation

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