The third Oldenburg Linux information day from 11: 00-18:00 in the premises of the municipal data processing of Oldenburg (KDO) held information on the topics of Linux, free software and co on November 15, 2008. The event will include a lecture program, exhibitions and the possibility of contacting companies and free projects from the region. Linux is a freely available operating system, developed by many volunteers around the world. It offers many of the features that you would expect from modern operating systems and makes it a solution for many applications. Now GNU/Linux is used successfully by many millions of users. The audience ranges from private users of universities, research centres to commercial users and companies, which see a real alternative to other operating systems to GNU/Linux. The event is organized with the support of KDO and ffis e.V.. The strands of the lecture topics related to GNU/Linux and free software, the are both at beginners as also advanced and expert set.
In General, visitors can gain insight, free software has become as powerful and areas in which she can match wits with proprietary software solutions or exceed them. Beginners have the opportunity to learn advanced can learn new programming languages or techniques in the network about distributions (Debian, SuSE, Ubuntu) or popular software packages (OpenOffice.org). Who want to use free software commercially, finds talks about the migration to free software or the idea of enterprise distributions in the program. Visitors can also bring your own computer and get support with individual questions. Companies from the region, charitable organisations and projects in the field of free software scene present in the exhibition space. Date: November 15, 2008 time: 11: 00-18:00 place: Zweckverband KDO, Alsatian road 66, 26121 Oldenburg admission is free. Press contact: Johannes Banerjee, spruce Street, 26931 Elsfleth website: