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Linuxworld 2006 — 08/17/2006

Linuxworld 2006

Linuxworld 2006
I’m at Linuxworld at Moscone Center in San Francisco. It is the last day. I almost didn’t make it here because I’ve been so busy and kind of freaked out about getting homework done, which I still haven’t.

I accidentally took a class that started 2 weeks before my other two classes end. Oops. This week is the final project for both the CSS and JavaScript classes. Third class is about datbase design. Next week, the class I have been most excited about starts. It’s an advanced CSS class and covers the whole CSS 2.1 specification. The one I am taking now is more of a workshop that focuses on real world CSS problems and solutions.

But, I digress… Linuxworld. With some encouragement from K, along with a reminder that Linuxworld happens only once a year in these parts and that I would be really bummed if I didn’t come, I hopped on a BART train and made it here 10 minutes before the doors to the expo opened. I am really glad I made it here. Geeks everywhere. Servers. Open source open source open source everything. And t-shirts. It’s always fun coming to these things on the last day because people are always giving away their stuff so they don’t have to haul it back to wherever they came from. I also got a tiny usb hub, a few live linux distro cds, and of course, pens and magazines. There weren’t many live cds to be found that would run on a mac. They were either already all gone, or being worked on. The Gentoo folks still had one G4 mac disk, and were kind enough to burn me an intel version too. Gotta love that geek hospitality.
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LinuxWorld 2005 — 08/17/2005

LinuxWorld 2005

LinuxWorld was fun. It was at Moscone Center West in SF. Much smaller and geekier than MacWorld. Talked to the Mambo guys, the RackSpace folks, and a very nice lady from HP. Got lots of distros to play with, saw some beautiful servers, and met Tux…

xandros linux desktop — 11/30/2004

xandros linux desktop

Installed Xandros on the laptop. Removed XP. It’s running pretty smoothly except for some trouble reading CDs. Luckily, it will boot from a cd. I would like to install Fedora 2. I’m not sure if it’ll work with the amd processor, but I think it will. I also couldn’t get the internet connection to work. I’m not sure if it’s because of linux or the network adapter.