April 12, 2007

Linux and Open Source Blog

Filed under: BlogBridge, BlogBridge — Pito Salas on 11:41 am

Lately we’ve gotten several very positive comments about BlogBridge from the Linux community. Most recently, the Linux and Open Source blog discovered BlogBridge and wrote a nice post about us:

“[snip...]If you are one of those who stays up to date with latest news and your favorite blog entries via RSS feeds, you may want to check out BlogBridge. BlogBridge is one of the best news feed and blog aggregation system. Not only will BlogBridge let you subscribe to your favorite RSS feeds, it will also help you sort through your existing feeds and help you discover new feeds.[snip...]” (from BlogBridge, Awesome RSS Reader)

and towards the end:

“[snip...]Compared to other RSS aggregators available for Linux, such as Blam, Liferea and Akregator, BlogBridge definitely stands on top which is also highly feature packed.[snip...]” (from BlogBridge, Awesome RSS Reader)

You should definitely read the whole post!

Here are other Linux related posts recommending BlogBridge that you might like to look at:

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  1. [...] kobit wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptIf you are one of those who stays up to date with latest news and your favorite blog entries via RSS feeds, you may want to check out BlogBridge. BlogBridge is one of the best news feed and blog aggregation system. … [...]

    Pingback by and spas » Blog Archive » Linux and Open Source Blog — April 12, 2007 @ 6:53 pm

    Industry exams are half price to all conference delegates and show attendees

    London, August 17th 2007 – The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), (http://www.lpi.org), the premier professional certification programme for the worldwide Linux community, will offer reduced price certification testing during LinuxWorld Conference and Expo 2007 in London. Registered conference delegates and trade show attendees will be able to enter the exams for half price –just £40 rather than the usual price of £80 per exam.

    LPI will offer LPIC-1 exams (101 and 102), LPIC-2 (201 and 202) exams , the Ubuntu Certified Professional exam and the new LPIC-3 exams (LPI-301 and LPI-302 (Mixed Environment). Exam sessions will take place in the LPI Examination Rooms between 10.00–11.30am and 1.00–2.30pm during each day of the show. Candidates must obtain a LPI ID at http://www.lpi.org/en/lpi/english/certification/register_now . All exam candidates need to take valid photo identification and their official ID number to the exam lab.

    Stephen Aitken of OpenForum Europe, LPI’s Affiliate for UK and Ireland says:

    “LinuxWorld is a great venue to promote Linux and Open Source Software as well as the importance of recognised professional standards and distribution-neutral certification of Linux professionals. LPI exam labs at LinuxWorld provide an excellent opportunity for those who want to participate in the certification process. This demonstrates LPI’s commitment to providing accessible, high-quality certification to the Linux community.”

    Laura Tythcott, event director, Early Action Group, who is organising the event, adds:

    “As Linux becomes more and more mainstream, enterprises want the added reassurance that their Linux expert is qualified to industry standards – the LPI offer this recognition. Visitors and exhibitors alike will have the opportunity to gain a qualification at LinuxWorld 2007 whilst enjoying all that the show has to offer.”

    To book a provisional place at the exam please email stephen.aitken@openforumeurope.org advising which exams you plan to sit.

    LPI will also be exhibiting at the London event. LPI’s staff will meet attendees at the OFE stand number D15 to give advice on Linux and Open Source Software to business, government and education delegates.

    LinuxWorld 2007 takes place on 23rd and 24th October at London Olympia 2. For more information, please see http://www.linuxworldexpo.co.uk

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    About Linux Professional Institute http://www.lpi.org
    The Linux Professional Institute promotes and certifies essential skills on Linux and Open Source technologies through the global delivery of comprehensive, top quality, vendor-independent exams. Established as an international non-profit organization in 1999 by the Linux community, the Linux Professional Institute continues to demonstrate recognized global leadership in the certification of Linux professionals while advancing the Linux and Open Source movement through strategic partners, sponsorships, innovative programs and community development activities. LPI’s major financial sponsors are Platinum Sponsors IBM, Linux Journal, Linux Magazine, Novell, SGI, and TurboLinux as well as Gold Sponsors, Hewlett-Packard and IDG.

    About OpenForum Europe (OFE) http://www.openforumeurope.org
    OpenForum Europe (OFE) is not-for-profit, independent of any organisation and was launched in March 2002 to accelerate, broaden and strengthen the use of OSS in business and government. OFE pursues the vision of an open, competitive European IT market by 2010 in line with the European Commission i2010 Strategy with the mission of facilitating open competitive choice for IT users. OFE is supported by major IT suppliers and works closely with the European Commission and National Governments both direct and via National Associates. It also undertakes contracts designed to strengthen the development and use of OSS in Europe and has built a comprehensive portal focused on UK Local Government and SME’s in Denmark, Ireland and the UK.

    About Linux World
    LinuxWorld is held in 12 countries and there are 15 shows (2 per year in the US, Japan, and in China; 1 each in Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Germany, UK, Italy and Netherlands.

    Media contact:
    Sarah-Anne Bray
    Wildfire PR
    0208 339 4420

    Comment by LinuxWorld — August 23, 2007 @ 5:07 am

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