Indiana LinuxFest: April 13-15 2012 – Ian Murdock and Amber Graner to Keynote

I am so excited to be the opening Keynote at the 2nd Annual Indiana LinuxFest this weekend, April 13-15. 2012 at the Wyndam Indianapolis West Hotel.  I love these community events.  Heck, who am I kidding, I just love events and community.

There is so much happening at this event let’s take a look at the line up.

Friday, April 13 is the day of tutorials and include: LPIC 101 and 102 Exam CramsFreeBSD for Linux System AdministratorsLearning Puppet TutorialPython for Linux System Administrators, and the klaatu super special session.

Saturday, April 14 kicks off with Linux on ARM: The next revolution from there will be sessions on Drupal 7 in a Day (All Day Event), Fedora Lounge, PC-BSD,The Care and Feeding of a MySQL Database for Linux Administrators, Core concepts in UNIX Administration, Web2PY, The Python Workshop for Women (All Day Event), Hackerspace Villiage, OLPC and Education, Sourcery and Linux: The Command Line and How to make it magic, Collabograte: Integrating the Software and Experience of Open Source Collaboration, Docbook and Publican for the absolute beginner, F/OSS AND THE LAW, Patents, Trolls, and FOSS; OH MY!, MySQL Update, Beginners Guide on F/OSS by a Beginner, Create Your own Samba/LDAP Domain, Introduction to Puppet, The Internet Shouldn’t Work: Networking 101, An Overview of DNS, Introducing FreeNAS 8, Personal Development Insights from Open Source, Linux Power for The Uninitiated, openSUSE–It’s not just a distro!, Multiple booting with openSUSE, Accessibiliy–It’s about you!, and last but not least Ian Murdock, co-founder of the Debian Project, gives the ending keynote.

Sunday, April 15 sessions include the LPI and BSDA labs.

In case you missed it, Matthew Williams, organizer of the Indiana LinuxFest, stopped by and chatted with me over Google Hangouts on Air about this event and what participants could expect.  He also talks about some of challenges faced and how you can get involved.

More information about the Indiana LinuxFest can be found here. You can also follow this event via Facebook, Twitter and

See you at the Indiania Linux Fest this weekend!


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