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Three sleeps to go!

Earlier this afternoon, I waved goodbye to a very heavily packed three tonne truck carrying pretty much all of our linux.conf.au 2007 gear to UNSW, a striking image marking the end of our planning and preparation phase. Now it’s for … Continue reading

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New name for linux.conf.au in 2007

This year, linux.conf.au will be renamed. After lengthy debate on the Linux Australia mailing list, the Seven team has decided that the only way to make any progress on the issue without the community being crippled by consensus gridlock is … Continue reading

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More keynote speaker action… ROCK!

32 days to go. Another cat out of the bag! This time it’s Chris Blizzard, keynoting at linux.conf.au 2007… Chris is a director of the Mozilla Corporation, heads up One Laptop Per Child software development at Red Hat, and has … Continue reading

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Coffee for the Seven House

Though we looked around for a house near UNSW to rent for a couple of weeks, it turns out that Pants Palais is the ideal crash spot for the Seven Team during linux.conf.au 2007. It’s reasonably close, already houses three … Continue reading

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Revealing our first keynote… ROCK!

48 days to go. We’ve been leaping out of our skins to reveal our first keynote speaker, and now we can! He’s a scholar and a gentleman, and leads a double life as a kernel hacker extraordinaire. Without this man, … Continue reading

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Please send us to linux.conf.au is such an audacious and well-prepared stunt (much like their previous work, pictured above), that we’d be heartless not to support it. At least for the first attempt at a stunt like this. 😉 Four … Continue reading

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Within 24 hours of opening the floodgates, we received the 100th registration for linux.conf.au 2007. Get in quick — on-site accommodation and places at the Penguin Dinner are limited!

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Registration, programme, sponsors… ROCK!

75 days to go. Registration has opened, with early bird discounts available until mid November! Due to issues with our payment gateway that have delayed this announcement, we will not be able to accept payment immediately. Please register, and as … Continue reading

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Yesterday afternoon, I paced around a bit, furrowed my brow, scratched my chin, massaged my temples, and pressed the big red button. The first round of CFP talk and tutorial feedback emails hit the streets, with 77 positives, 16 backups … Continue reading

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Seventh Heaven

We were confident that linux.conf.au 2007 would rock before we’d seen any talk, tutorial or miniconf proposals. Now we’re just flat-out gobsmacked. The night before the Boston Summit, I joined the linux.conf.au 2007 programme review team meeting by phone. Despite … Continue reading

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