Is there any chance of me being able to give a talk.workshop/demo??
Linux distro survey. I give a survey of about 10 linux distros and say what
each is good for. Then I hand out free CDs of some.
I might not have a clue what GIT is. But I have spent a lot of time playing
with linux distributions: puppy, backtrack, artistx, debian, ubuntu,
ultimate, linuxgamers, fedora, knoppix...to name a few.
If I can't give a talk/workshop of this type then can there be a talk "what
is wrong with free software as a community?" and I will answer "the same
clique of people with computer science degrees do the same thing all the
time and people like me don't get a look in".
Just because I do not have a degree in computer science does not mean that I
don't know about linux and computers.
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> Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 23:10:38 +1000
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> Software Freedom Day, Saturday September 17. 2011
> The Hub, 80 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands.
> 12 noon: Free as in lunch with open sauce
> Come join us for a BBQ (meat and vegetarian sausages, onion, sauce and
> bread provided - byo drinks and salad) to celebrate Software Freedom Day.
> 1.30 Keynote - Ben Sturmfels, Why Free Software Matters
> 2.30 Workshops - Planning for Freedom in the Coming Year
> a. Tony Forster, International Development with Free Software.
> b. Alex Garber, Introducing Newcomers to Free Software
> c. Alex Fraser, Code Sharing: A Programmer's Perspective
> d. Daniel Jitnah, Free Software and Accessibility
> e. Kathy Reid, Building Free and Open Source Communities
> f. Lev Lafayette, Teaching Free and Open Source Computing
> Drupal Melbourne will be running a stall and opportunity to discuss using
> that free and open source content-management framework. Plus we'll have a
> range of Linux distributions and various free software available to
> interested parties.
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