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In pictures: Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane

All the action and utmost geekery from Australia's premiere Linux gathering

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • "Against all odds" became a theme at Linux.conf.au 2011, which managed to come together despite floods ravaging Queensland weeks earlier (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Funny slides at Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane, Part 1 (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • The formation of future geeks? (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew)

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 claims its first victim (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Crowds gather at Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Vint Cerf addresses the crowds about IPv6 and impending changes to the internet at Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Her name is Inigo Montoya... (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew)

  • The controversial unicorn makes an appearance at Linux.conf.au. Some attendees expressed offence at the unicorn's use at the conference as a symbol of magical rarity, implied as a metaphor for gender inequality in open source communities (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • An elegant solution to portable computing; strap routers to the underside of inexpensive IKEA tables (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 organiser Shaun Nykvist (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Untangling cords was a common sight in Brisbane as Linux.conf.au 2011 kicked off (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Funny slides at Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane, Part 2 (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

  • Google's chief internet evangelist and renowned "father of the internet", Vint Cerf, kicks off proceedings to much fanfare at Linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane (Credit: Devdas Bhagat/@f3ew).

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