O'Reilly Open Source Convention - August 1-5, 2005 - Portland, Oregon
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Linux

We've got something for every Linux user, whether the classic Jolt-fuelled midnight hacker or the steely-eyed enterprise bean counter. In the Linux Track, you'll gain insight into the creation, use, and future direction of Linux and its killer apps, from kernel to office suites and multimedia to AJAX and OpenSolaris.

Wednesday, August 3

Application Development With Firefox and Mozilla
Shane Caraveo, Senior Developer, ActiveState
Location: Portland 252
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Linux

Backwards Compatibility in Open Source Projects
Garrett Rooney, Software Engineer, CollabNet
Location: E143-144
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Linux

Current State of the Linux Kernel
Greg Kroah-Hartman, Kernel Hacker, SuSE Labs / Novell
Location: Portland 252
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Linux

Smoking Out Corporate Malfeasance with Open Source Software
Bob Mason, Lead Programmer, Tobacco Documents Library, UCSF Library
Location: Portland 252
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux

Switching from CVS to Subversion: Case Studies in Migrating Your Team to a New Tool
Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Software Engineer, Google, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux

Getting Started With a Mozilla Project
Asa Dotzler, Community Coordinator, Mozilla Foundation
Location: E148
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux

What is OpenSolaris?
Keith Wesolowski, Engineer- OpenSolaris, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 2:35pm - 3:20pm
Track: Linux

Open Source Data Backup, or: How To Sleep Better at Night
Fran Fabrizio, Senior Systems Administrator, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location: Portland 255
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Linux
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Supercharging Firefox with Extensions
Ben Goodger
Location: E148
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Linux

Enterprise Grade Virtualization with Open Source Technologies
Moshe Bar, CTO, XenSource, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Linux


Thursday, August 4

System Rescue with Knoppix
Kyle Rankin, Systems Administrator, The Green Sheet, Inc.
Location: Portland 255
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Linux

The Art of Fenestration: Porting from POSIX to Windows
Bruce Momjian, Core Team Member, PostgreSQL Project
Location: Portland 255
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux
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It's Time to Share: Calendar Data Interchange
Michael Radwin, Technical Yahoo!, Yahoo! Inc.
David Sklar, Software Architect, Ning, Inc.
Location: Portland 252
Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm
Track: Linux

Running with Scissors: Life on the Bleeding Edge
Jeff Waugh, Consultant, Gnome/Waugh Partners
Location: Portland 252
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Linux

DTrace: Opening the Kimono
Bryan Cantrill, Senior Staff Engineer, Sun Microsystems
Location: Portland 255
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Track: Linux

Building Apps with Subversion
Greg Stein, Uber Tech Lead/Manager, Google
Location: Portland 255
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Track: Linux


Friday, August 5

What's New in the Bricolage Content Management System
David Wheeler, CTO, Values of n
Location: E141
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Track: Linux
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Building Responsive Web UIs with DHTML
Alex Russell, Project Lead, SitePen
Location: D135
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Track: Linux


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