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Programmers' prose sought in Linux essay contest

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Can you craft a sentence as well as you can code a Linux hack? If so, Intel and the Linux Symposium want to hear from you, with a new competition for the best essay on Linux.

First prize is a shiny new Intel Centrino Duo laptop. Second prize: an iPod nano. Entrants must be registered to attend the 2006 Linux Symposium in Ottawa, Canada, July 19-22, and must be at least 16 years old. The essays are to be no more than 1,500 words, and should be submitted in English as plain text, PDF, or Perl. The deadline is June 30, and winners will be announced during the welcome reception of the conference July 19.

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