[SATLUG] Open Source Festival Starts Tonight (6pm @ SAC), Goes Through Saturday!!!

Tweeks tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Wed Mar 19 11:53:46 CDT 2008


Hey XCSSA crew!...

I just realized that the 2008 Open Source Festival is upon us!  

It begins TONIGHT at 6pm at the SA College Nail Technical Center!
	http://xcssa.org/#MAP

Here's just SOME of what we have lined up over the next four days:
-Really cool beginner OSS/Linux presentations
-Three night guru drill down workshops
-Expert network security presentations
-Local Open Source job opportunities
-Free food and giveaways!

It all starts tonight at 6pm... But get there a little early to get 
situated and mingle a bit.

Below is the overview schedule... but see this link for all times 
and locations:
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html

Three Night Sessions (Wed-Fri, 6-8pm):
--------------------------------
Linux Newbies Workshop, parts 1-3
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#newb

Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP Workshop, parts 1-3
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#lamp

Perl Workshop, parts 1-3
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#perl

Wednesday Night Session:
------------------------
TCP/IP Nuts and Bolts
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#tcpip

Thursday Night Session:
-----------------------
Building a Transparent Bridge--Silently Dropping the Bad Guys into the Bit 
Bucket
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#tools

Firday Night Session:
----------------------
Snort Rules
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#snort

Saturday AM Sessions:
---------------------
Puppy Linux
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#puppy

Building Applications Using: Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, PostgreSQL, and 
GNUPlot
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#blamp

Building a firewall that works
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#firewall


Saturday Free Pizza with Rackspace: noon
-----------------------------------------
-Put on your geek-hat and come talk tech with real live Racker Admins!
-Bring a resume and sell yourself to HR!
-or just come get some free stuff!


Saturday PM Sessions:
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State of the Linux Desktop
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#dt
Monitoring Your Network with Open Source Tools
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html#snort

See this link to see the specific time and details of the 
presentations that you're interested in...
	http://cis.sac.accd.edu/~skolars/satlug/2008.html

or just come by, hang out, and adsorb the geeky-ness. :)

This is shaping up to the best SA OSFest Ever!

Hope to see ya there!

Tweeks
XCSSA President
Lead Systems Engineer, Rackspace


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