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Linux Foundation Shares More Details Of LinuxCon Chicago

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Published on 21 April 2014 11:26 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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At the end of August in Chicago will be the Linux Foundation's LinuxCon and CloudOpen at the Sheraton Chicago.

This year's North American LinuxCon is taking place in Phoronix's home territory of Chicago, Illinois. The event is running from 20 to 22 August and taking place during LinuxCon is once again the CloudOpen conference concerning Linux and open-source software within open cloud platforms.

Linux Foundation Shares More Details Of LinuxCon Chicago

Announced today by the Linux Foundation were the keynote speakers and they include representatives of edX, HP, Docker, Open Prosthetics, MakerBot, Local Motors, and the Linux Foundation. Linus Torvalds will also be taking part again in the annual Linux Kernel Panel keynote.

Linux Foundation Shares More Details Of LinuxCon Chicago

Those wishing to find out more about LinuxCon NA 2014 in Chicago can visit LinuxFoundation.org. We generally cover the LinuxCon conferences on Phoronix and we'll certainly be doing so this year with the event just being a few miles away (well, by August, Phoronix will have likely located to Indiana, but still it's close enough).

Linux Foundation Shares More Details Of LinuxCon Chicago

For more information on Chicago in general with its small Linux / open-source scene, see my XDC Chicago Preview from 2011 and the XDC2011 Chicago recap from when I was the organizer of the X.Org Foundation's annual conference.

All-access registration for the event is currently at $600 USD and available via events.linuxfoundation.org.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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