Red Hat, Novell, Ubuntu, Linspire and FarStone Top Sponsor List for 4th Annual Desktop Linux Summit

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Leading Open Source Innovators and Executives Fill Program for April 24-25 Technology Conference in San Diego. [ED: I will be there reporting for - SR]

SAN DIEGO, March 22, 2006 – The Desktop Linux Summit, the only event to focus exclusively on Linux and open source for desktop computing, today announced the exhibitor lineup for its fourth annual show, which will be held April 24-25, 2006 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt hotel in downtown San Diego, California. Sponsoring and exhibiting companies for this year's event cover a diverse span of the Linux and open source space, such as Linux community leader Ubuntu, which is making its debut appearance at the Summit, as well as Novell, Red Hat, FarStone, Linspire, NComputing, Uversa, Revelation Software, REAL Software, Via, and more. To see all sponsors attending the Summit or to register for the show, please visit []

Technology professionals and open source enthusiasts attend the Desktop Linux Summit to not only explore emerging business and consumer technologies, but also to experience the top-flight educational agenda, which includes more than 35 sessions and workshops in three tracks covering all aspects of open source software business and development.

Keynote speakers will include Geoffrey Moore, New York Times best-selling author of Crossing the Chasm; Marcel Gagne, Canada's Linux guru; Doc Searls, senior editor of Linux Journal; Nat Friedman, vice president of Linux Desktop Engineering at Novell; Michael Robertson, founder of and a host of open source ventures; and Rob Enderle, top technology analyst. Representatives from Ubuntu and Red Hat will also be delivering addresses during the main session. To see the full Desktop Linux Summit agenda, please visit []

To encourage broad participation in the show for all Linux and open source professionals and enthusiasts, the conference organizers are offering a $75 full-conference pass for attendees who register on or before March 31, 2006 at [] which includes access to keynote addresses, feature presentations, workshops, and the exhibit hall floor, plus a free event T-shirt. User group members and students can register for only $25.

The full conference pass gives attendees access to the keynote addresses, feature presentations and the exhibit hall floor. Passes into the exhibit hall only, which is open at 9 a.m. both days, are $20.

For more information or to register for the event, visit []

For more information about the Desktop Linux Summit, please contact:

Heather MacKenzie Desktop Linux Summit Event Manager [] 858.587.6700 x 263

About the Desktop Linux Summit

The Desktop Linux Summit ( is the premier event for companies that sell, market, or promote open source or desktop Linux-based products, services, applications, and technologies. The event, in its fourth year, is the only venue to focus exclusively on this emerging technology sector. Focused on the issues of Linux on the desktop, the Summit brings together the top industry leaders in one location. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Aurelia Negrerie at [].

Desktop Linux Summit is a trademark of Desktop Linux Summit. All other trademarks and/or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

We are located at 9333 Genesee Ave, 3rd floor, San Diego, CA, 92121

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