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Linux 2004
Conference and Tutorials
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Thursday 5th to Sunday 8th August
Leeds, West Yorkshire

Timetable

All information is subject to change without notice (including speakers, timings and running order).

Talks in yellow take place in the Medical Lecture Theatre.
Talks in Green take place in Room X.
Talks in Blue take place in Room Y.

Thursday, 5 August

09:00-09:30
Tutorial Registration. Coffee.
09:30-11:00
TUTORIAL: Security-enhanced Linux (SELinux)

Stephen Tweedie - Red Hat

TUTORIAL: Linux Networking

Niall Mansfield - UIT Cambridge Ltd.

11:00-11:30
Coffee
11:30-13:00
SELinux Tutorial continued Networking Tutorial continued
13:00-14:00
Lunch
14:00-15:30
SELinux Tutorial continued Networking Tutorial continued
15:30-16:00
Coffee
16:00-17:30
SELinux Tutorial continued Networking Tutorial continued
17:30
End of sessions

Friday, 6 August

09:15-09:45
Conference Registration. Coffee.
09:45-10:30
Quality Issues in Free Software Projects

Martin Michlmayr - Debian

WORKSHOP: Building your own Live CD based on Knoppix

Ian Naylor - University of Sunderland

10:30-11:15
Debian: The Kernel-neutral OS

Matthew Garrett - University of Cambridge

11:15-11:45
Coffee
11:45-12:15
The business case for Embedded Linux

Jon Masters

PDF - Editing the uneditable

Paul Sladen

12:15-13:00
Emdebian: Embedded development the Debian way.

Philippe De Swert - Emdebian

High-performance 3D Graphics: How Linux will overtake Windows

John Masters - Silicon Graphics, Inc

13:00-14:00
Lunch
14:00-14:45
Porting Linux onto a Digital Camera

Shigeki Ouchi - Software R&D Group, RICOH Company Ltd.

Open Source Development Techniques

Jake Stride - University of Warwick

14:45-15:30
Eddy-current Detection with Linux: Finding nails in your Walls and Cracks in your Aircraft

Alex Perry - Quantum Magnetics

Innovation Claims of FOSS: for Software Innovation and against Non-inventive Software Patents

Siu-wai Leung and Dave Robertson - University of Edinburgh

15:30-16:00
Coffee
16:00-16:45
Power 'Vim' Usage: Tips & Tricks for Everyday Editing

Simon Myers - Donhost

Diagnosing System Hangs and Crashes using lkcd and dprobes

Richard J Moore - IBM UK Ltd

16:45-17:30
RPM Python (and friends)

Paul Nasrat - Red Hat Inc.

17:30-18:00
Introduction to GPG

18:00-18:10
Break
18:10-18:30
The Foundation for Information Policy Research

Steve Coast - FIPR

18:30-19:00
GPG Keysigning

19:00
End of sessions

Saturday, 7 August

09:15-09:45
Conference Registration. Coffee.
09:45-10:30
Grids for e-Science in Europe

Ruediger Berlich - Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

Developing a Plug-In structure for your KDE application

Jesper K. Pedersen - Klaralvdalens Datakonsult

10:30-11:15
Linux Filesystems

Christoph Hellwig - LST e.V.

Gnome 2.6: the Linux Desktop

Michael Meeks - Novell

11:15-11:45
Coffee
11:45-12:30
Storage area network and parallel file systems: high throughput file access for your cluster

Jos van Wezel - Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe

The 糞▯ Fonts Don't Work: A Practical Guide to Unicode on Unix

Aaron Crane - The Register

12:30-13:15
The GFS Cluster Filesystem

Steve Whitehouse - Chygwyn Ltd.

OpenOffice.org

Michael Meeks - Novell

13:15-14:15
Lunch
14:15-15:00
YAFFS - A filesystem designed for NAND flash

Wookey - Aleph One Ltd.

The FlightGear Flight Simulator

Alex Perry - Quantum Magnetics

15:00-15:30
Porting Linux to the XDA-2 PDA

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton

Managing your digital images with KimDaBa

Jesper K. Pedersen - Klaralvdalens Datakonsult

15:30-16:15
PCI: Past, Present and Future

Matthew Wilcox - Hewlett Packard

UoSLinux: A Linux LiveCD distribution for use in Higher Education

Robert L Warrender - University of Sunderland

16:15-16:45
Coffee
16:45-17:15
Network Security Firewalls

Antony Stone - Rockstone Ltd

FreeNX - Taking X Connections to the Next Level

Fabian Franz - University of Karlsruhe

17:15-17:45
Giving Presentations Using Linux: Being User-Friendly - and avoiding 'Powerpoint'

Simon Myers - Donhost

17:45-18:30
WvStreams: An Easier Way to World Domination

Dave Coombs - Net Integration Technologies, Inc.

An EMC Vehicle Testing System using Open Source on Linux

John Pinner - Clockwork Systems

18:30
End of sessions

Sunday, 8 August

09:30-10:00
Conference Registration. Coffee.
10:00-10:45
100 things to do with a VPN server

Jim Jackson - University of Leeds

Cryptonit

Mathias Brossard - IDEALX

10:45-11:30
MailScanner

Julian Field - University of Southampton

A 3-tier web application: the LinuxTag conference centre

Nils Magnus and Kester Habermann - LinuxTag

11:30-11:45
Coffee
11:45-12:30
Thousands of Linux installations - and only one administrator

Owen LeBlanc - Manchester Computing, University of Manchester

Commercial Wide Area Deployment of Linux

John Pinner - Clockwork Systems

12:30-13:15
Tea, Earl Grey, Hot: Replication with WvSync

Dave Coombs - Net Integration Technologies, Inc.

Bringing Open Source to the West Midlands

Paul Cooper - OpenAdvantage

13:15-14:00
Lunch
14:00-15:00
Report Writing using OpenOffice.org

David Chan - Clockwork Systems

Wardriving with Kismet and GPSdrive

Antony Stone - Rockstone Ltd

15:00-16:30
Hacking Contest

Nils Magnus - LinuxTag

16:30
End of event

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