Debconf, and encouraging contributions

Last week I was fortunate enough to be able to go to the annual Debian developers’ conference, Debconf, which this year was held in Vaumarcus, Switzerland, in a glorious setting with views of a lake and mountains (if you look … Continue reading

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FLOSS UK LISA workshop 2013 notes

The UKUUG (UK Unix User Group) are now calling themselves FLOSS (Free, Libre, Open Source Software) UK and they continue to have annual workshops centred around UNIX-like systems like GNU/Linux. The 2013 edition of their LISA (Large Installation Systems Administration) … Continue reading

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Spring 2012 FlossUK Conference

The Spring 2012 FlossUK Conference was held between 21st-22nd March in the “Informatics Forum” building at Edinburgh University.  The conference has been attended by members of the Sysdev team in the past (under both the older UKUUG and newer FlossUK … Continue reading

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UAS Conference 2011

Tuesday saw this year’s UAS Conference taking place in the University Examination Schools. This annual event brings together staff from around the University with the aim of exchanging information about things happening in the University Administration and Services Division. OUCS … Continue reading

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UKUUG LISA 2011 Spring Conference Leeds

In March I attended the annual UKUUG Large Installation Systems Administration (LISA) conference, this year held in Leeds. As is usual for this conference UKUUG also ran a tutorial workshop on the day before the conference proper.  This year the … Continue reading

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