Linux Journal Counts Down to Linux Lunacy

SEATTLE, WA -- Linux Journal, published by SSC Publications, has partnered with Geek Cruises, Inc. to bring Linux Lunacy 2001 to the Eastern Caribbean. Along the way Linux Journal and Geek Cruises will be offering 18 hours of top-flight Linux and Linux-complimentary classes taught by world-renowned instructors. The long list of instructors includes; Eric Raymond, Richard Stallman, Britt Johnston,

Conference programs range from "Introduction to Linux and Open Source Development" and "The Zen of UNIX" to "Graphical User Interface Development with Python," "Encryption" and "Canoe's Not UNIX." A Linux Lunacy conference package is just $875 per person for the entire week.

The seven-day cruise will depart from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on October 21 with stops in the Bahamas, St. Thomas and Puerto Rico. More information on Linux Lunacy can be found at

About Geek CruisesGeek Cruises was founded by Neil Bauman of Palo Alto, California. Geek Cruises has partnered with many industry notables and has produced cruise conferences focused on Perl, Java, and XML, to name just a few. Find out more about Geek Cruises and their line of technical conferences at

About Linux JournalLinux Journal is the premier Linux magazine, dedicated to serving the Linux community and promoting the use of Linux world-wide. A monthly periodical, Linux Journal is currently celebrating its seventh year of publication and and boasts a circulation of over 120,000. Linux Journal may be purchased at all major bookstores and newsstands and may also be ordered by calling 888-66-LINUX, sending e-mail to or visiting For additional information about Linux Journal send e-mail to

Media Relations Contact:

Rebecca Cassity, Marketing ManagerSpecialized Systems Consultants, Inc. (SSC)PO Box 55549, Seattle, WA, 98155Phone: +1 206-297-8653 / Fax: +1

Neil Bauman, Captain & CEOGeek Cruises, Inc.1430 Parkinson Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94301Phone: +1 650-327-3692 / Fax: +1


Rebecca Cassity is the Director of Sales for Linux Journal