Open Systems World/FedUNIX '95
Open Systems World/FedUNIX '95 was held the week of November 13 at the Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. The show included the second annual Linux Conference, sponsored by Linux Journal, which featured a day of informative sessions and tutorials and a one-day class for novices and intermediate Linux users. The first day covered several topics, including an introduction to Linux, building a World Wide Web site with Linux, and porting to Linux. The one-day class, entitled “Linux for the New User”, was taught by the Editor of Linux Journal, Michael K. Johnson.
The trade show ran for two days following the Linux conference. Most of the Linux-related companies were in the same area and received a lot of traffic. The overall feel of the show was that Linux was one of the “hottest” topics and that we needed to work together to ensure the success of the “better” system.
Caldera had one of the largest Linux-related booths and was situated towards the center of the show floor. Open Systems World also set up a 40'x40' “Linux-Lounge” next to the Digital booth consisting of three cocktail tables surrounded by chairs where people could sit and talk about Linux. Whenever I passed the Linux Lounge, it was packed with people doing just that.
Although Open Systems World/FedUNIX occurred in Washington, DC during a federal government shutdown and the same week as Comdex in Las Vegas, it looked as though the Linux Conference was a success, and we are looking forward to next year.
- Linux Journal October 2016
- The Tiny Internet Project, Part I
- SUSECON 2016: Where Technology Reigns Supreme
- Download "Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI"
- Free Today: September Issue of Linux Journal (Retail value: $5.99)
- Bitcoin on Amazon! Sort of...
- Android Browser Security--What You Haven't Been Told
- Epiq Solutions' Sidekiq M.2
- Securing the Programmer
Pick up any e-commerce web or mobile app today, and you’ll be holding a mashup of interconnected applications and services from a variety of different providers. For instance, when you connect to Amazon’s e-commerce app, cookies, tags and pixels that are monitored by solutions like Exact Target, BazaarVoice, Bing, Shopzilla, Liveramp and Google Tag Manager track every action you take. You’re presented with special offers and coupons based on your viewing and buying patterns. If you find something you want for your birthday, a third party manages your wish list, which you can share through multiple social- media outlets or email to a friend. When you select something to buy, you find yourself presented with similar items as kind suggestions. And when you finally check out, you’re offered the ability to pay with promo codes, gifts cards, PayPal or a variety of credit cards.Get the Guide