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September 16th, 2016

Elizabeth Joseph Talking Open Source Careers in Oman

Sometimes we wonder how Ms. Joseph finds the time to balance her career at HP with writing, evangelizing Ubuntu and public speaking, along with an active life in the city by the bay. That she is an inspiration to open sourcers everywhere can be seen in this video.

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Elizabeth Joseph, systems administrator at HP, is a talented techie, strong writer and engaging public speaker. Hear her talk, “Building a Career in FOSS,” at the 2015 FOSS conference Oman.

Along with her other work, Elizabeth is the co-author of The Official Ubuntu Book and a board member of Partimus, a nonprofit in the San Francisco Bay Area that delivers donated Linux computers to schools.

Other videos from this conference can be found on the FOSSC2015 playlist.

For the past 10 years, Phil has been working at a public library in the Washington D.C.-area, helping youth and adults use the 28 public Linux stations the library offers seven days a week. He also writes for MAKE magazine, and TechSoup Libraries. Suggest videos by contacting Phil on Twitter or at

1 comment to Elizabeth Joseph Talking Open Source Careers in Oman

  • Mike S.

    She gave a presentation about Ubuntu 16.04 – she’s still a contributor to the Xubuntu project – at the Philadelphia Linux User’s Group a month or two back.