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June 14, 2011

Ian Ward
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» Python 3 Argument Sketch Slides

Here are the slides from my Python talk at OLS this afternoon.

May 20, 2011

Ian Ward
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» Python 2 and 3 Slides

Catching up on some more old business: here are the slides from the Python 2 and Python 3 talk I gave at last month's OCLUG meeting.

I am also preparing some Python tutorials for the upcoming 2011 Linux Symposium in Ottawa June 13-15. Hope you can make it.

July 19, 2009

Ian Ward
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» Linux Symposium 2009

Another year another Linux Symposium. Here are links to some of the talks I enjoyed most (mainly so I can find them again later)

June 23, 2009

Bart Trojanowski
jukie
Bart's Blog
» Linux Symposium

I will be attending the Linux Symposium/2009 in Montreal in under a month. It's been for for 11 years now, and I am looking forward to the break from work.

I hear that the conference is not yet sold out... so you can still attend.

July 29, 2008

Ian Ward
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» Linux Symposium Papers 2001-2008

Jean Richard has improved the file names of the split-up proceedings of the Linux Symposium from 2001 to 2008, and I have hosted them here.

July 25, 2008

Ian Ward
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» Don't buy anything from Samsung

I just came from a presentation purported to be about a stackable filesystem from Samsung called SynergyFS. The talk was more of a hardware sales pitch with no technical details, and technology that "can't be released under the GPL because if we give it to you you can give it to anyone else."

Samsung definitely doesn't get Linux and Open Source and deserves to remain on the "to avoid" list when purchasing new hardware.

» Pitfalls of a Kernel Debugger Paper and Resources

Frank Rowand's paper on "Pitfalls of a Kernel Debugger" did not make in into the Linux Symposium Proceedings this year, so I have posted them here:

July 20, 2008

Bart Trojanowski
jukie
Bart's Blog
» printable OLS/2008 schedule

I found the official schedule really hard to print. Here is a 1-page schedule.pdf and the original OOo spreadsheet.

July 4, 2007

Ian Ward
excess
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» Ottawa Linux Symposium 2007 Day 4

OLS topics on the last day including Extreme High Performance Computing, the Linux Desktop Audio Mess and IOMMU Performance