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LinuxFest 2007
Sept. 29
Columbus, Ohio
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Make sure you register if your interested in going, it doesn't cost anything.

I went last year for the first time and it was pretty fun. Reps were there from a lot of different areas (Gnome, KDE, NetBSD, FreeBSD, IBM, SUN, Novell, Red Hat, Fedora, Freespire, Path, etc). Fun to talk to and see if they're showing anything new that their working on. There were some interesting presentations also. I couldn't find anything that says what the presentations are going to be over this year. Probably to early to tell.

If your a linux nerd/geek, then you'll have fun.
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I wish I wasn't already back at school when this was going on.
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If I come wearing my best Microsoft shirt, I wonder what would happen...
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you wouldn't leave with it on, thats for sure. If you let at all that is.
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If I come wearing my best Microsoft shirt, I wonder what would happen...
LOL I think they wouldn't bother.
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I doubt anyone would do anything, but I bet you'd be called many names throughout the day. About 1/4 of the laptops people have with them there are Macbooks.
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Well today is the deadline to register. Anyone from here plan on going?
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Well yesterday was the day of the event. Was pretty nice as usual. Got more free stuff this year then I got last year I think. Bunch of free cds, stickers, and shirts. The presentations that I went and saw where good. One on OOo 2.3, which showed that OOo really has come a long way since 1984, and 2.3 has some nice improvements over 2.2. The new gnome (2.20) looks nice. I haven't messed with gnome since last year (2.16) and you can tell they've been doing a lot of work over the past year and have a lot more planed for the coming year. One thing that is to come is something kind of like .Mac, but of course it'll be free. But it allows you to sync the desktop across multiple machines(including bookmarks).

Also, didn't see anyone with a MS shirt either.
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Wish I could have gone... I have always wanted to go to a linux convention. Maybe I'll go if there is one here in Atlanta...
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Wish I could have gone... I have always wanted to go to a linux convention. Maybe I'll go if there is one here in Atlanta...
If you hear of one in Atlanta PM me and let me know!!!
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