Freedom Friends Features First Fedora 14

In celebration of the release of Fedora 14, Fedora FriendsĀ  will throw a party as a Birds-of-a-Feather session in cooperation with USENIX’s Large Installation System Administrators conference. *YOU* are invited…

The Fedora Project will host a Fedora 14 Release Party in Silicon Valley California.

WHEN: Tuesday November 9, 2010 at 9 P.M.

WHERE: San Jose Marriott, Convention Center second floor Willow Glen room.

ADDRESS: 301 South Market Street San Jose, California 95113

During the release party you will have the opportunity to…

  • Install Fedora 14, the freshest free software GNU/Linux distribution
  • Hear about new Fedora features such as Spice virtualization and systemd.
  • Learn about SELinux, a label-based security system.
  • Meet some people who contribute to Fedora and discuss how you can contribute.

Fun Fedora freebies will be on hand.

System Administrators, GNU/Linux Users, Free Software Enthusiasts, and Computing Hobbyists: all are welcome. This event is FREE and open to the general public as part of the Large Installation System Administrators conference [1].

Hope to see you there

Who will be there?

Fabulous Fedora Friends of course…

Tux will be there to answer questions about Free Software.

Ben Cotton, maintainer of the Fedora RPM Guide, will be on hand to discuss his success at Purdue University with Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. There he has over a thousand nodes deployed as high performance compute nodes managed by Condor and general desktop use.

David Nalley, SELinux enthusiast, can present his slides on deploying SELinux as he had at the Ohio LinuxFest.

Larry Cafiero, Fedora marketeer, will tell us the joys of introducing people to Free Software through Lindendence, Oregon State Wireless Active Learning Device project, and even his own daughter.

Karsten Wade, Fedora’s community gardener, will be there to welcome anyone who is interested in becoming a Fedora Project contributor.

Beth Lynn Eicher, yours truly and Fedora user since release one, will be there to be the masters of ceremony.

Show up and celebrate Fedora 14 with us regardless of what operating system you use. Who knows? You could become Fedora’s 26 million user.

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