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Linux and another open network
Posted By Ken Guest - 17:54, 21 November 2005
Edited by Paul O'Malley - 17:54, 21 November 2005
FON is a Spanish wi-fi sharing company, based on open-source code and principles.
FON already has its first FON AP in operation, on Ormonde Quay, within range of the Morrison Hotel. Antoin and a few others are meeting up there tomorrow - send firstname.lastname@example.org an email if you want to find out more all welcome.
New Linux Course in the Cork College of Commerce
Posted By Ken Guest - 15:28, 20 November 2005
A new course which introduces the Linux operating system and provides practical experience of installing, maintaining and using Linux and Linux-based open-source desktop applications is starting in the Cork College of Commerce.
Classes will start again this January.
SCALE 4x issued Call For Papers
Posted By Ken Guest - 05:01, 7 November 2005
SCALE 4x, the 2006 Southern California Linux Expo, has issued a Call For Papers. They will be accepting presentation proposals through November 20, 2005. Additionally, SCALE is offering exhibit space to open-source projects and community organizations. Some projects which have already signed up include: NetBSD, CACert, and Cinepaint.
SCALE 4x, is their fourth annual Linux and Open Source conference will be held at the Los Angeles Airport Westin on Feb 11-12. SCALE is a community run non-profit event. Speakers this year will include Chris Dibona (Google), Matt Asay (Alfresco) and John Terpstra (Samba).
Irish Free Software Organisation (IFSO) Seminar
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:00, 4 November 2005
On the morning of Friday November 18th, IFSO is organising an event hosted by MEP Proinsias De Rossa about preventing software patents in the EU. Topics covered will be:
- An analysis of the software patent directive;
- a discussion of Free Software and computer security;
- an introduction to IFSO/FSFE and their work;
- the future of legislative obstacles to the development and distribution of software.
The event will be held in the European Parliament Office in Ireland,
and spaces are limited. Participants are therefore asked to register their intent to attend.