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List of free-software events

The following is a list of computer conferences and other events focused on the development and usage of free and open source software (FOSS).

Contents

  • General free-software events 1
    • North and South America 1.1
    • Europe 1.2
    • Asia and Australia 1.3
    • International 1.4
    • Defunct 1.5
  • Linux-only events 2
    • North and South America 2.1
    • Europe 2.2
    • International 2.3
    • Defunct 2.4
  • Conferences for other specific free software 3
    • Defunct 3.1
  • References 4
  • External links 5

General free-software events

Some events with "Linux" in their name are in fact general-purpose free-software events, often because they began as Linux-only events before broadening their focus.

North and South America

Europe

Asia and Australia

  • FOSSASIA, held irregularly since 2010 in Southeast Asia
  • Indonesia Linux Conference (ILC) held in Indonesia since 2002 (www.linuxconf.web.id)
  • linux.conf.au, held in Australia or New Zealand in the (Southern Hemisphere) summer since 1999
  • OSI Days, formerly known as "LinuxAsia Conference and Expo" and "Open Source Week", held annually in India since 2004
  • Pune, India since 2003.

International

Defunct

Linux-only events

Notable conferences and events that are focused mostly or exclusively on Linux itself include:

North and South America

Europe

International

Defunct

Conferences for other specific free software

  • Akademy - conference for the KDE desktop environment, held annually in Europe since 1997
  • ApacheCon - conference for the Apache HTTP Server, held once or twice each year since 2000[13]
  • BeGeistert - conference for the Haiku operating system, held annually in Europe since 1998 (originally a BeOS conference)
  • DebConf - conference for the Debian operating system, held annually since 2000
  • DjangoCon - conference for the Django web framework, held twice a year (once in Europe and once in the U.S.) since 2008
  • DrupalCon - conference for the Drupal content management framework, held twice a year (once in Europe and once in North America) since 2007
  • KVM Forum, held each year in a different location since 2007
  • Libre Graphics Meeting, held each year in May in Europe or Canada since 2006
  • PyCon - conference for the Python programming language, held several times a year in different locations since 2003
  • RailsConf - conference for the Ruby on Rails programming language, held once a year in different locations since 2006
  • RubyConf - conference for the Ruby programming language, held once a year in different locations since 2002
  • Ubuntu Developer Summit, held twice a year (timed with respect to Ubuntu releases) since 2004, to date alternating between Europe and North America.
  • WordCamp - event for the WordPress content management system, held frequently around the world since 2007
  • Yet Another Perl Conference - conference for the Perl programming language, held several times a year since 1999

Defunct

References

  1. ^ FSOSS Conference Site
  2. ^ OSCON Conference site
  3. ^ [1] OSBC Conference Site
  4. ^ LinuxFest to highlight open-source software GoUpstate.com, June 12, 2009
  5. ^ Fosscomm Conference Site
  6. ^ FOSDEM Conference Site
  7. ^ FSCONS Conference Site
  8. ^ Open Source Days Conference Site
  9. ^ OpenFest Bulgaria Conference Site
  10. ^ [2]
  11. ^ Embedded Linux Conference
  12. ^ Embedded Linux Conference
  13. ^ ApacheCon archives

External links

  • LWN.net Community Calendar - lists upcoming Linux and free/open source software conferences
  • events calendarLinux Magazin - continuously updated list of Linux and Open Source conferences
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