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LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in London 6-7 October 2004

The conference will feature a .org village where Open Source developers are allowed to show the future of morrow and explain why using such software will make your corporation more profitable than proprietary solutions. Key speakers from HP, Novell, Sun and Veritas will be there to explain the corporate Linux-agenda, making the conference a nice representation of how the forces of capitalism and communism are working together towards making Linux a better Operating System for all.


  1. The .org Village
  2. Featured Education Presentations


This years Linux World Expo will be held in London's Olympia 6-7 October 2004.

1. The .org Village

KDE and Gnome will be represented together at one of the biggest stands in the .org village (KDE at Linux World in London).

This is a golden opportunely to meet some of the developers who made KDE and Gnome.

The nice folks from freedesktop.org will also be there. The Freedesktop projects aims to create common standards and solutions to desktop related matters in Linux. It is possible to use have a KDE tray application in the Fluxbox slit docker thanks to their standards, they ensure the different building blocks that make up desktops like KDE and Gnome can work and interact with any desktop or Window manager solution. The Freedesktop standards will eventually make your Linux experience better and allow you to choose a mix of best pieces from any desktop environment as your preferred desktop.

The .org camp also has the army required for showing how great Linux is for both running, creating and using web services: Mozilla, phpOrganization and Mambo will be there to answer any web related questions.

Full details of the participants in this year's village:

2. Featured Education Presentations

Wednesday 6th October
11.30 - 12.00 - The HP Keynote Address Mike Balma, Worldwide Strategy & Planning, Hewlett Packard Hewlett Packard client case study: implementing Linux for real
15.00 - 16.00 - The Novell Keynote Address Freddie Kavanagh, CTO Novell EMEA
Thursday 7th October - Theatre
11.30 - 12.30 - The Sun Microsystems Keynote Address Simon Phipps, Chief Technology Evangelist, Sun Microsystems Linux, without the lock-in
15.00 - 16.00 - The Veritas Keynote Address Jose Iglesias - Vice President, Product Management, Storage Foundation

Simon Phipps, Chief Technology Evangelist at Sun Microsystems, will share his visions of how todays technologies like Java, XML and TCP/IP build can be used to create the future today.

Entry costs 15.00 if you are more than 5 years old, and each educational session costs 65.

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