The 3rd annual Indiana LinuxFest is being held July 26-28, 2013 at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel at 2544 Executive Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46241.

Summary of Indiana LinuxFest's Goals

Indiana LinuxFest is a community F/OSS conference, which is showcasing the best the community has to offer in the way of Free and Open Source Software, Open Hardware, and Free Culture. We are also highlighting the best and brightest from all of these communities from the hobbyist to professional level.

Enter to win an Ultrabook!

Enter for a chance to win an Ultrabook laptop from Indiana LinuxFest!

To enter, sign up for an ILF Supporter Pass ($75) at http://indianalinux.org/supporter-pass. If we sell at least 100 supporter passes, we will raffle off an ASUS VivoBook Ultrabook! Need not be present to win.

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LPI exams will be offered at promotional pricing during Indiana LinuxFest

LPI exams will be offered at promotional pricing during Indiana LinuxFest. The examlab will be on Sunday, July 28 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the same room as the BSD examlab.

All three levels of LPI's professional certification program (LPIC-1, LPIC-2, LPIC-3) and the Linux Essentials exam will be offered at the exam labs. The promotional price for all LPIC exams will be $99 (regularly priced at $178) except for the LPI-301 exam which will be $219 (regularly $260). The Linux Essentials exam will be $65. A full description of LPI's Linux certification program and the Linux Essentials "Certificate of Achievement" may be found at: http://www.lpi.org/linux-certifications

Candidates must make payment for their exam(s) on site 15 minutes prior to the exam lab either by cash or check. Each exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete with the exception of the Linux Essentials exam in which 60 minutes is allocated to complete the exam.

To participate in an exam lab, a candidate must have an LPI ID which may be obtained at: https://cs.lpi.org/caf/Xamman/register

PLEASE NOTE: candidates must bring their LPI ID and a government issued photo identification to the exam lab in order to take any LPI exam.

BSD Certification exam offered at the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest

The BSD Certification Group (BSDCG) is pleased to offer the BSD certification exam at 11:00 on Sunday, July 28 during Indiana LinuxFest. The exam will be paper based and in English. Exam information is available from the Certification page of the BSDCG website. Exam candidates should be proficient in the BSDA Certification Requirements and the Command Reference, both of which are available for free download from that page of the website. Participants need to register for a BSDCG ID. Once you have an ID, you can choose an exam location and pay for the exam.

2013 Indiana LinuxFest Schedule

The 2013 Indiana LinuxFest conference organizers are pleased to announce the event schedule for this year's conference.  See you next weekend!

Third volunteer meeting scheduled - 7 p.m. on 2013-07-18

The third annual Indiana LinuxFest is right around the corner!  It is being held at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel the weekend of July 26-28, 2013.

The third volunteer meeting for the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, July 18, 2013 at the Steak & Shake at 6208 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN 46168 (just north of I-70 and State Road 267 at exit 66).

The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in helping make the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest the best it can be.

Registration for the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest is now open at http://www.indianalinux.org

 

Second volunteer meeting scheduled - 4PM on 2013-07-14

The third annual Indiana LinuxFest is right around the corner!  It is being held at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel the weekend of July 26-28, 2013.

The second volunteer meeting for the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at the Steak & Shake at 6208 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN 46168 (just north of I-70 and State Road 267 at exit 66).

The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in helping make the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest the best it can be.

Registration for the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest is now open at http://www.indianalinux.org

First volunteer meeting scheduled

The first volunteer meeting for the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest is scheduled for Sunday, June 9, at 6 p.m.

The meeting will be held at Applebees at 7345 E. Washington Street in Indianapolis. That is located just west of the I-465/Washington Street exit on the east side of Indianapolis.

The meeting is open for anyone who is interested in helping make the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest the best it can be.

The third annual Indiana LinuxFest will be held at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel the weekend of July 26-28, 2013. Registration and a call for proposals are both open now at http://www.indianalinux.org.

Nicholson announced as the opening keynote speaker

The Indiana LinuxFest organizers are pleased to announce that Deb Nicholson will be the opening keynote speaker for the 2013 Indiana LinuxFest.

Nicholson works at the intersection of technology and social justice. She is the Community Outreach Director at the Open Invention Network and the Communications Wrangler at GNU MediaGoblin. She also serves on the board at Open Hatch, a non-profit dedicated to matching prospective free software contributors with communities, tools and education. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Third annual Indiana LinuxFest now accepting topic proposals

The 2013 Indiana LinuxFest is now accepting proposals for topics.

The third annual Indiana LinuxFest will be held at the Wyndham Indianapolis West Hotel the weekend of July 26-28, 2013.

Topics and sessions are needed for all levels of expertise, from beginners to expert. Some of the more advanced topics will be given on Friday, July 26, with the rest of the topics given on Saturday, July 27.

The deadline to submit a topic is Wednesday, June 26. You must be a registered attendee on the Indiana LinuxFest website to submit a topic for proposal, however, registration is free.

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