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Instructions for Authors:
5th Annual Linux Showcase & Coonference

This page is for authors who have had material accepted to present at the 5th Annual Linux Showcase & Conference. If you wish to submit a paper or deliver a talk at another upcoming USENIX event, please return to the Events Calendar page and select the conference in which you're interested.

Accepted authors, please read this page! NEW INFORMATION BELOW!

1. Register for the conference as soon as possible. Registration materials will be online in August.

2. Be aware that both camera-ready laser-printed copy and electronic versions--PostScript or PDF and HTML--of your paper are due in the USENIX office on or before 14 September 2001. This is a firm deadline. Papers not received by that date will not be included in the printed conference proceedings.

PLEASE NOTE: You need no longer send physical copies to the USENIX office. Simply email the PostScript or PDF file of your paper and your fax number to We will gladly print the paper in our office and fax you a copy for approval. You should send the consent form by regular mail or fax to the USENIX office.

3. Bookmark and/or print the:

Instructions for Accepted Material. See especially Summary of Indispensable Requirements

Consent-to-Publish Form

Checklist for Authors (in HTML)

Slide Presentation Guidelines (PDF)   (PostScript).

4. If you wish, make use of these sample first pages (two-column format):

MS Word 97/98
LaTeX and style file


If you experience difficulties, please don't hesitate to email us at or call Jane-Ellen Long at 510.528.8649 ext. 14.

If you find yourself in dire straits, please contact your Program Chair:

Bryan Andregg,


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