List of free-software events

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

General free-software events[edit]

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[edit]

Europe[edit]

Asia and Australia[edit]

International[edit]

Defunct[edit]

Linux-only events[edit]

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

North and South America[edit]

Europe[edit]

International[edit]

Defunct[edit]

Conferences for other specific free software[edit]

  • 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[12]
  • 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 2008
  • 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[edit]

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