SCALE Loads Up

Posted by w6bi on Feb 4, 2008 10:12 PM EDT; By Orv Beach
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The Southern California Linux Expo continues to prepare and to add activities for this weekend's event.

[I can't wait to go! - Scott]

The So Cal Linux Expo continues to prepare for this weekend's activities:

  • The Expo will hold a raffle Saturday evening. There are tons of prizes including a Silicon Mechanics Server, a Nokia 810 (running Wind River Linux), HP digital cameras, and much more!

  • SCALE will again hold the world-renowned "Weakest Geek" competition, on Saturday at 9 p.m. Witness prominent members of the free and open source community square off against SCALE's own Meryle Swartz in a battle of wits. Who will be "The Weakest Geek"?

  • SCALE is holding an Open Source Jobs BoF at 7 p.m. on Saturday. At the Jobs BoF you can learn about Linux and Open ource job opportunities in Southern California. Among the employers present will be Ticketmaster, Google, Shopzilla,, and Fox Interactive. Employers wishing to present their available opportunities should contact

    And SCALE has ample opportunity for you to prove your Open Source skills:

  • LPI Certification exams will be available both Saturday and Sunday. Contact for more information.

  • The BSD Certification Group (BSDCG) will offer the BSDA certification exams. Instructions on registering for the exams can be found on the SCALE blog:

  • SCALE University will hold two half-day classes on Friday, on SpamAssassin and on Xen Virtualization on Linux. There's still some space available if you're interested in signing up.
Joomla and OpenStreetMap have joined the groups that will be exhibiting, and have taken the last two available booths on the Expo floor.

The 6th Annual So Cal Linux Expo is this weekend! Come join us for another memorable Open Source Software show! Register now at

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